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How To Add Years To Your Life Span

Thursday, February 07, 2013      9 comments

If you're physically active and sociable, you can expect to add how many years to your life span? a. 0.8 b. 1.5 c. 3.6 d. 5.4 Answer: d. According to a major 2012 study in the British Medical Journal, people 75 or older who... Read more

Have You Thought Of Volunteering?????

Wednesday, February 06, 2013      13 comments

As you age, volunteering can: a. Decrease depression b. Improve your sex life c. Both of the above Answer: c. It's well established that middle-aged and older people who spend time volunteering are less prone to depression, bu... Read more

How To Feel Younger

Tuesday, February 05, 2013      12 comments

True or False: To feel younger, just open your window blinds. Answer: True. Looking out a window onto natural, outdoorsy scenes may reduce blood pressure and other markers of stress, several new studies show. More remarkably, in a 2009 ... Read more

Is It Ever Too Late?

Monday, February 04, 2013      13 comments

True or False: If you're middle-aged and have spent the past 20 years smoking, avoiding exercise, or otherwise being unhealthy, it's too late to change now. Answer: False. Recent research shows that people who quit smoking by age 40 gain... Read more

How To Add Time To Your Life

Sunday, February 03, 2013      13 comments

Which of these two habits could shave the most time off your life? a. Watching TV b. Smoking Answer: a. According to a surprising new analysis of health records published in October, every hour that an adult over 25 spends sitting... Read more

Do Your Knees Talk???

Saturday, February 02, 2013      14 comments

What's the best treatment for creaky, arthritic knees? a. Sitting down b. Taking glucosamine supplements c. Doing tai chi d. Taking shark cartilage pills Answer: c. In controlled experiments, glucosamine and shark cartilage... Read more

Live Longer and Better

Friday, February 01, 2013      9 comments

Which of these is most likely to improve your memory after age 50? a. Solving crossword or Sudoku puzzles b. Going on regular walks c. Taking ginkgo biloba supplements Answer: b. Human brains typically shrink with age, impair... Read more

We Are Not Alone

Thursday, January 31, 2013      14 comments

Julie Andrews on turning 79: To commemorate her birthday, actress/vocalist, Julie Andrews made a special appearance at Manhattan's Radio City Music Hall for the benefit of the AARP. One of the musical numbers she performed was "My Favorite Th... Read more

Murphy's Other 15 Laws

Wednesday, January 30, 2013      13 comments

1. Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak. 2. A fine is a tax for doing wrong. A tax is a fine for doing well. 3. He, who laughs last, thinks slowest. 4. A day withou... Read more

Here Is A Cute One.......

Tuesday, January 29, 2013      12 comments

The only way to pull off a Sunday afternoon "Quickie" with their 8-year-old son in the apartment was to send him out on the balcony with a popsicle and tell him to report on all the neighborhood activities. "There's a car being towed from t... Read more

F_ _ ting At Tiffany's

Monday, January 28, 2013      16 comments

A lady walks into Tiffany's. She looks around, Spots a beautiful diamond bracelet And walks over to inspect it. As she bends over to look more closely, She unexpectedly F_ _ ts. Very embarrrassed, she looks around nervo... Read more

I Think This Was My Grandmother.......

Sunday, January 27, 2013      9 comments

A man was working in his yard when he was startled by a late model car that came crashing through his hedge and ended up in his front lawn. He rushed to help an elderly lady driver out of the car and sat her down on a lawn chair. He said w... Read more

Seniors' Texting Codes

Saturday, January 26, 2013      17 comments

Young people have theirs, now Seniors have their own texting codes: ATD---At The Doctor's BFF---Best Friend's Funeral BTW---Bring The Wheelchair BYOT---Bring Your Own Teeth CBM---Covered By Medicare CUATSC---See You... Read more

Food For Thought

Friday, January 25, 2013      13 comments

Isn't it amazing that George Carlin---comedian of the 70's and 80's---could write something so very eloquent---and also so very appropriate. A Message by George Carlin: The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller building... Read more

Spark Friends

Thursday, January 24, 2013      11 comments

We may never meet each other Face-To-Face, but we communicate on a daily basis and in many ways develop very strong friendships. I dedicate the following to my Spark Friends. The road is never long between friends. Sometimes in life, ... Read more


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