START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

Healthy Aging

How to Prevent Seniors from Falling

Serious falls among adults aged 65 and older have increased 112 percent since 1999, according to data recently collected by the National Safety Council (NSC). This is worrisome news for caregivers …

80 comments

5 Lessons I Learned About Aging from My Senior Dog

I've been noticing some subtle behavior changes in my 11-year-old Lab, Sanchez, as he matures. He definitely is more set in his ways and seems to have a different agenda in his senior years. Every tim…

172 comments

Yuck Factor Aside, Urine Has Surprising Uses

In the beginning, we're taught that our pee is gross, something we must quickly flush and wash away. But, it turns out, human urine has surprises uses. It's 95% water, and 5% urea, chloride, sodium…

235 comments

How Does Traffic Affect Our Health?

Like many of you, I dislike driving in heavy traffic. But unlike many of you, I usually donít have to. I live and work in Californiaís Santa Cruz Mountains, and my job is just steps from my home. D…

174 comments

FDA Approves Pain-Killer Linked to Death

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the first generic version of Celebrex (celecoxib), a potent and potentially lethal pain-killer.† Celebrex was the lone survivor of the "bi…

139 comments

A Surprising Hazard of Sitting All Day

Who would have guessed that a natural posture could be so dangerous to our health?† According to researchers from the University of Regensburg, Germany, a sedentary lifestyle increases the risk of cer…

84 comments

5 Myths About Aging, Debunked

We've been looking at this aging thing all wrong. Fear of aging stigmatizes middle-aged and older adults while sending an overwhelming and impossible message to youths: stay young, no matter the cost.…

168 comments

Dear America, We Have a Drinking Problem.

Eighty-eight thousand deaths a year? One in 10? Why are so many U.S. adults drinking themselves to death? A shocking new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that fro…

138 comments

Tofu Salad (Perfect for a Picnic!)

This is a delicious way to eat tofu; it tastes a lot like egg salad. Serve it like we do on lettuce leaves with sprouts, tomatoes and onions or on your favorite bread. It can also be served as a snack…

150 comments

Life According to Your ‘Heart Blueprint’

Now and then we all take a moment to look at the life we are living and daydream about how our futures will look. So, take one of those moments right now, and rather than "thinking" about what the fut…

79 comments

people are talking

Thanks for those ideas, they're very helpful.

Simple things that make wonders. Thank you :)

You are loved my friend! Moo not only gets what he wants, to be fed when he tries to wake you, righ…