Articles based on research and current thinking about living longer and staying stronger and more mentally alert throughout life


The Calm Your Brain Needs: Mindfulness and Meditation For Better Cognition

Indeed, climbing mountains and becoming a Tibetan monk is a far-fetched way to go about it, but meditation is worth the effort. And it’s so easily done at home that many doctors now hand out “prescriptions” for it.

Keep Your Voice Young and Strong Forever

How old is Morgan Freeman’s voice? How can Julie Andrews still mimic a teenager? Morgan and Julie prove good voices don’t have to grow old.

Doing This 12 Minutes a Day Could Hold Off Alzheimer's

No one has found a drug that can cure Alzheimer’s disease yet, but some researchers have discovered a back-door approach that may reverse memory loss and hold the disease at bay.

Brain Training That Really Keeps You Sharp

In science, discovery continues to add details to our learning. Now we know that there’s a lot to be said beyond “do some crosswords” when it comes to brain training and staying sharp all your life. In fact, crosswords may not help.

Hungry People, Fruit Flies, and Wine Drinkers … The True and Still Mysterious Keys to Longevity

The proof that being hungry could help you live longer is strong. It’s been confirmed time and again in high-quality scientific experiments… if you are a fruit fly. What about humans?