It’s a painful secret: there are times when you wish your suffering, insufferable, difficult or distressed parent would die. What do you do with your sadness, anger and guilt?
Despite having the greatest risk of hospitalization or death if diagnosed with COVID-19, older adults are proving to be incredibly resilient in the face of the pandemic. Here’s how
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For a lot of women, sleep problems explode during middle age, and throughout the menopausal transition.
New research sheds light on how culturally embedded “attitudes of gratitude” can fortify optimism and resilience across a lifespan.
New research suggests that when people imagine getting old, how strongly they identify with a “hoped-for” or “feared” future self may create a self-fulfilling prophecy.
Exercise triggers the production of a peptide that appears to turn back the hands of time and may offset age-dependent physical decline, a new study reports.
Isolation and substance abuse
Songs about ageing and retirement convey negative emotions such as regret but also positive emotions such as contentment and determination.
How to help seniors get through the isolation caused by the pandemic.