aging

Aging with grace and beauty. Embrace age with aging advice, tips, and tricks.

Alex Bernier24 days ago
Senior Strength
Humans are living longer than ever before in history. The unique population structures seen today stem from a decline in mortality and fertility catalyzed by the fast economic growth and healthcare innovation of the twentieth century. Many countries adapted their social support systems to improve the life of the aging group, but a disproportional expansion rate relative to younger adults combined with earlier labor force removal and increased chronic disease risk now strains the public pension s...
Maurice Berniera month ago
I Came!!! I Saw!!! I Pondered!!!
I am a teacher, musician, writer, son, brother, uncle, friend and a few other things. My enemies may call me a nudge, a pain, a problem and perhaps many other things. By just looking at my titles so f...
Life Lately
HELLO. Yes I know, it's been a hot minute. I've been distracted by so many things lately. Mainly by Grey's, though. I'm totally hooked (and also just a ball of emotions!). I've never cried so much in ...
Andrea Dawsona month ago
Tips for Seniors to Enjoy a Healthy Retirement
One of the biggest miracles of the 20th century was the remarkable increase in life expectancy from 50 years in 1900 to nearly 80 years by the millennium. Although this was an incredible achievement p...
Perspective
Every day is a new chapter full of characters, challenges, curiosity, and adventure. But as we write this book, the pencil gets smaller and smaller. Some of us create with longer utensils, while some ...
Samie Jo Johnsona month ago
Self Love (R)evolution
In the wise words of RuPaul, "If you can't love yourself, how in the hell are you gonna love somebody else?" I'm a firm believer that self-love and self-reflection are intimately linked. I'm a glutton...
Vikki Sinclaira month ago
Welcome to Your Thirties
Turning 30 is often celebrated as a massive milestone. No longer a teenager, no longer a young adult maneuvering through your twenties; this is it, this is your thirties. In younger years, I associate...
My Right to Become Fabulous at Fifty
Are we ever in control of our own destiny? I am in my fifties and at one time I thought that I had my life all planned out. No husband, no children, I was going to do as much traveling as possible and...
Rowan Marleya month ago
Natural Ways to Reduce Aging
Humanity has always been fixated on things that reduce aging. What 40-year-old wouldn't want to look (and feel) 20 again? Who hasn't heard about explorers dying to discover the Fountain of Youth? Pere...
Lynda 2 months ago
Healthy Eating Challenge
If you have been following me on Vocal this is my second post for my ‘healthy eating challenge.’ Today is my first day of dieting and I am already feeling a load off my body. The food I have chosen absolutely fills me up. It’s amazing that what I have chosen, I would already feel like this. For my first day, you will have seen or will see the foods I had chosen from breakfast right through dinner time. However, I have not added in the snacks I had eaten which I will do when I post day 2 of the c...
Cindy Moore2 months ago
Plant Based Lifestyle–One Year Later
One year ago today, I embarked on a journey that has totally changed my life. After suffering in pain for 21 years after a car accident, and finding no relief through conventional medicine, I sought a...
Patricia Sarkar2 months ago
The Changing Face of Plastic Surgery
The decision to get plastic surgery is a deeply personal one. While an entertainer may see cosmetic surgery as a vital career move, others may see it as a necessity. Some, like the maturing Botox gene...
Anita M.2 months ago
Ponderings
On the cusp of my fiftieth birthday, different friends would ask me how it felt to turn fifty. I gave the same answer to all, it feels the same as 49. Imagine my dismay on the eve of said birthday whe...
Philip P.2 months ago
How a Work Related Back Injury Affected More Than My Health
I had always known of the safety regulations at work—watching those boring videos about onsite safety and procedures. It wasn't until I experienced my own work-related back injury that I realized the ...
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Isiaha Alejandro2 months ago
Holding The Hands Of Saints
“You are a crook!!!!” “This is highway robbery!!!” “I’m gonna just pee in the hallway!!!” “I will catch you in the parking lot!!!” “I wish you could feel what I feel so you know the pain!!” Patient ca...
Madawna Bristow2 months ago
Dear Drew
Dear Drew, Like so many women my age (no I am not disclosing that information here), I spent my younger days consumed in agonizing adoration of you. You were the pinnacle of beauty, freedom, daisies a...
Casey Rose2 months ago
Making Fun of My Own Trauma
Six days after my 11th birthday, the morning after the Year 6 exams, when my whole class had gone out to an indoor activity thing, (God knows if I can remember the name, not that it matters anymore!) ...
Emily Holland2 months ago
Why Your Skin Doesn't Need to Degenerate with Age
Our skin is the largest organ and renews itself every 28 days while shedding 30,000 to 40,000 dead skin cells every minute. The health of our skin goes far beyond what we put on it but what state our ...