NORC and the University of Chicago are hosting an upcoming all-day event on Thursday, October 20 in Hyde Park at the Chicago Theological Seminary: The Symposium on Healthy Aging. Registration is free. Drs. William Dale and Patricia Boyle will be keynote speakers, and there will also be three panels that cover cutting edge research onContinue reading “University of Chicago Hosting Symposium on Healthy Aging, Thursday, October 20”
Making healthy food choices is a smart thing to do—no matter how old you are! Use these tips to choose foods for better health at any stage of life.
Mantener un estilo de vida activo con actividades de intensidad moderada a vigorosa, como ejercicio, caminatas y jardinería, puede promover una variedad de beneficios para la salud de las personas mayores. ¡Hable con su proveedor de atención médica sobre estrategias para ayudarlo a vivir su mejor vida!
Vitamins have different jobs to help keep the body working properly. Some vitamins help you resist infections and keep your nerves healthy, while others may help your body get energy from food or help your blood clot properly. Most older adults can get all the nutrients they need from foods. Here are a few examplesContinue reading “Add Key Vitamins to Your Diet by Eating These Foods”
Join the Mental Health and Older Adults: Live Q&A on Facebook today to learn how mental health plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life! This event will feature experts from NIA, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Visit NIA’s Facebook page at 2:30 p.m. ETContinue reading “Today at 2:30 p.m. ET! Mental Health and Older Adults: Live Q&A”
Everyone needs social connections to survive and thrive. As people age, they often find themselves spending more time alone. Being alone may leave older adults more vulnerable to loneliness and social isolation, which can affect their overall health and well-being. However, there are things they can do to stay connected. Watch this short video for tipsContinue reading “NIA Video: Tips for Staying Connected as You Age”
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Ready to make exercise and physical activity a bigger part of your life? NIA’s new exercise book can help you get started, stay safe, and stay on track.
Cognitive health — the ability to clearly think, learn, and remember — is an important component of performing everyday activities. A growing body of scientific research suggests certain lifestyle behaviors may support your cognitive health. Consider incorporating these healthy behaviors into your routine: Maintain physical health Manage stress Stay connected with social activities by videoContinue reading “Add These Healthy Behaviors to Your Routine”