Health Tips for Aging Adults

What’s Good for the Heart is Good for the MindWhat’s Good for the Heart is Good for the Mind

Researchers are discovering the connections between the heart and the brain, showing that cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with better cognitive function.

 

 

Just for the health of it!Just for the health of it!

From all that has been and will be, written and said about health and longevity, it boils down to the following “Big 5? determinants: Genes, Diet, Exercise, Sleep and Attitude.

 

 

Tips for a successful marriage: Work on strengths AND weaknessesTips for a successful marriage: Work on strengths AND weaknesses

“Marital relationships are complex,” says Alan Acock, OSU’s Knudson Chair for Family Policy and Research and University Distinguished Professor of Family Science.

 

 

Caring for CaregiversCaring for Caregivers

Almost one-quarter of American households provide care to a relative or friend over 50. If you are among them, try these tips! Express your feelings, exercise, eat well, take time out.

 

 

Big hearts are stronger – volunteer your way to better health!Big hearts are stronger – volunteer your way to better health!

Have you been thinking lately about how you might contribute to your community? Sharon Johnson, associate professor and OSU Extension faculty member in Southern Oregon thinks we should.

 

 

Personality at the Core of Optimal AgingPersonality at the Core of Optimal Aging

Karen Hooker, director of the Center for Healthy Aging Research at OSU, has shown that personality is a key driver of each component of successful aging…

 

 

Talk to the DocTalk to the Doc

Healthy aging expert and Extension associate professor Sharon Johnson says to heed the advice found at AskMe3 website when you visit your doctor.