Part of what makes this time of year so special, whether through personal or communal nostalgia, is the feeling that we can always fall back on our community. As adults, we often forget that, which isolates us when we do not need to do that to ourselves.
While it’s not something we like to think about, it’s important to consider your digital footprint when working on your will or proactively getting your ducks in a row at any age. Granting access to your digital accounts can provide closure for family and friends, allowing them to manage your online presence and address any necessary tasks.
The third and final installment of our healthy aging series focuses on cognition (brain function), which is the third pillar of the National Institute of Aging’s healthy aging guidelines. Read on to learn how incorporating small, positive physical and mental health changes can impact and support healthy cognition as we age.
Every state across the country has already been plagued by extreme heat this summer, and the current heat wave in the Southwest is breaking heat and duration records. Sweaty messes aside, many Americans’ health may be at risk, as an average of 702 heat-related deaths occur every year in the U.S. (CDC).