Posted on August 8, 2022 - A Minneapolis arts education foundation is giving more than $2 million over 18 months to nine major museums in an effort to support “creative aging” programs for visitors 55 and above.
Posted on August 3, 2022 - A miracle brain power supplement? Superfood capsules? Herbal shakes with mysterious “cognitive health” enzymes? If you watch TV or go on the internet or read magazines, you are likely bombarded with commercials for products claiming to protect the memory and stave off dementia, even to “boost brain power.”
Posted on August 1, 2022 - University of Michigan experts remind older adults that Medicare will pay for a medication review—a service that many recipients don’t know about, and which only 20% take advantage of.
Posted on July 27, 2022 - Heading out into the sun this weekend? Stay ready with a summer tote bag full of items to help you protect your skin!
Posted on July 25, 2022 - Older Americans grew up in an era when smoking was portrayed as glamorous and sophisticated. Look through a stack of old magazines from the 50s and 60s and you are likely to find glossy full-page advertisements featuring doctors and nurses lighting up while they speak approvingly about the health benefits of a particular brand of cigarette. This was just one of the many ploys cigarette companies used to use to convince customers that smoking was safe. We know better now, of course.