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Boost Your Energy by Feeding Your Mitochondria

They’re essential to energy, focus, vitality, and metabolism. And yet most of us have no idea how our mitochondria work. Here’s how to tune up your body’s quadrillions of “energy factories” so you can…

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100-Year-Old Tennessee Woman Sees Ocean for First Time

It was during a water-gun fight at her senior living facility over the summer that Ruby Holt told bystanders she had always wanted to see the ocean, which she had never visited in her century on this …

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These are the Cities You’ll Want to Live in When You’re Old

Raise your hand if you're tired of seeing the following headline, "Top [insert number here] Cities for Seniors." Assuming that most people reading this put their arm in the air, let's get one thing st…

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My Top 10 Life Lessons Learned in Half a Century

I woke up one day and…voilà! I'm 50 years old. In the words of the Talking Heads, "How did I get here?" Born in the middle of the night, two weeks late, I violently entered the world at nine and…

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Is Age Just a Number? 3 Studies Find Out

Some would agree that you’re as young as you feel (or behave). Others, well, they’re constantly reminded by friends, family and society to consider how many miles they have on the old “odometer.” But …

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One Secret to Healthy Skin

Regular workouts don't just benefit your fitness. They benefit your skin, too — particularly as you age. Preliminary research by scientists at Ontario's McMaster University shows that exercis…

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How To Grow Old Gracefully

Want to grow old easily and gracefully? Turns out the key is to start early, in your 20s, and pay attention to some important lifestyle and medical changes as you age. How To Grow Old Gracefully …

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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.…

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3 Things In Your Home That Could Be Aging You Prematurely

What if you could look and feel younger by simply making some small shifts in your home environment? Every day we're exposed to hundreds of untested chemicals---from additives in food to endocrine …

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Top 15 Concerns About Aging

The aging process is often accepted with a combination of humorous resignation—it's not a fun process, but it definitely beats the alternative, right? The truth of this statement varies from person to…

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