Growing Old in Ancient Cultures

What can Ancient Egypt, India and China teach us about aging well?

The Big Myth That Losing Weight Will Extend Your Life

Losing weight can be hazardous to your health.

The Big Picture: How Aging Theories Fit into Evolution

Why do we live as long as we do? Perhaps it depends on our perspective.

Why Do Women Live Longer Than Men?

Is the "Y" chromosome doomed?

Aging, Genetics and DNA Repair

Are we programmed to age in a certain way?

Appreciating the Difference Between Pride and Vanity

With all the transitions happening at this moment in history, knowing the distinction between pride and vanity may help us appreciate the actions and reactions we see in others.

Achieving Harmony and Increasing Empathy

Is it really possible for us to live in harmony with others?

Understanding Attention Seeking and Confrontation

Attention seeking and confrontation can provoke strong emotions within us, especially as we age.

How Habits Can Affect Our Memory

Can our habits actually allow our memory to atrophy?

Managing Our Emotions as We Age

What problems can happen when our emotions take over the role of our intellect?

Specific Ways to Improve Your Memory

Do you think your memory has declined over time? Perhaps there are concrete things you can do to improve it.

How Aging Affects Our Memory

What is the upper limit for aging and creativity?

Family Matters

How do family relationships influence how we feel as we age?

How Should Our Diet Change as We Age? (Part 2)

Is there a special diet that will extend our lives?

How Should Our Diet Change as We Age?

Are we what we eat, or what we digest?

The Man Who Could See the Invisible

Thinking about Hurricane Matthew and its possible effects

How Aging Affects Our Sleep

What can we do to sleep well?

Oxygen and Aging

What is best way to combat free-radicals of oxygen?

How Should We Plan for Growing Old?

What determines our satisfaction as we age?

The Man Who Did Not Feel Well

How much has medicine changed since I was a boy?

Resting in Peace

How should we think about our own inevitable mortality?

Why Our Memories Seem to Change as We Age

What should we do when our future is limited and our past is solidified in our background? Should we improve our hindsight or pursue our dreams?

The Man Who was a Very Good Cook

Ever wonder what it is like to be a conscientious physician trying to practice medicine in contemporary America?

What Determines Our Longevity?

Understanding the determinants of our longevity will help us understand where to place our attention.

Aging Well

Why should we bother about our old age?

Welcome to My Very First Post!

Do we really need another blog on aging? Yes we do.