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We have all heard for years the negative affect smoking has on our health, and as you age, the habit can put you at a higher risk for a number of serious health problems. However, a new study suggests that consuming omega-3 fatty acids could help reduce the amount of physical harm smoking can cause.
Researchers are currently conducting a study on human test subjects to determine if resveratrol, a compound found in peanuts, chocolate and red grapes, could be used to fight Alzheimer's disease. The study is being led by Dr. R. Scott Turner of Georgetown University Medical Center in order to determine the compound's affect on memory loss.
We all know there are benefits to eating shellfish, but navigating what kinds of dishes pack the most punch can be tricky. Mussels, which are a type of clam, are considered one of the best options when choosing to eat seafood.
If you thought today was going to be extra sweet, you were right - today is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! ABC News reports that while the favorite treat may get its own holiday, the cookie was actually invented by mistake.
Diners at Sunrise Senior Living now have the opportunity to indulge in their craving for grilled food this time of year, as the popular senior community recently unveiled its Sunrise Signature Burger.
We all know there are numerous health benefits to be gained from incorporating more omega-3 fatty acids into one's diet, but now new research is suggesting that it could lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
This weekend is Mother's Day, but if you and your fellow senior ladies aren't able to get together with family this time of year, you might want to consider throwing a party for each other. Socializing is important for seniors, as a Gallup poll from earlier this year found that those who socialized for three hours a day had a dramatic increase in their mood.
Giving back to your mother on Mother's Day is important. After all, she's the one who raised you. While sending flowers and gifts can be thoughtful, there are ways you can make the celebration a bit more meaningful.