When it comes to your health, knowledge is power. Dr. Daniel Galante, a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon at AdventHealth, reveals how knowing your own numbers can save your life. Plus, in honor of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, he busts some myths about colonoscopies and offers a no-nonsense approach to knowing your numbers.
A college professor in her 50s started recording her 99-year-old grandmother’s daily workouts. It sparked an idea and a new career. In “Lives Well Lived,” Sky Bergman shines a spotlight on 40 people, between the ages of 75 and 100, who are redefining what it means to “grow old.” Find out why this first-time filmmaker felt so passionate about sharing these stories and how she hopes it changes lives.
Learn how functional minimalism may actually help you maximize your life.
Olivia Newton John shares her new found perspective after receiving a cancer diagnosis and encourages us all to stay focused on the here and now.
Few things are more powerful in life than a positive example. Sometimes, the right role model can be all the inspiration you need to live better, stronger and healthier lives. Meet two women who are making a difference in their communities, and in the process, inspiring others to take charge of their health.
How is your heart health? Do you know? Mark Williams nearly died of a heart attack, even though he didn’t think he had any symptoms of heart disease before nearly losing his life. Now he’s sharing what he hopes every person learns from his near-death experience.
Do you ever worry about losing your hobbies as you age? Well, read about these three women over 80 that actually believe the key to living is staying active.
There’s no better way to enrich your life than by making a difference in someone else’s. Volunteering is a great way to do just that. No matter how old, or young you are, giving just a bit of yourself can be all it takes to break the ice, and give someone the push they need. A nationwide program called Gliding Stars encourages special needs kids to go skating. Paired with able-bodied volunteers, the ice offers exercise, independence and joy in a most unexpected way for both clients and volunteers.
As the number of World War II veterans continues to dwindle, learning what we can from them becomes more important. Especially those who fought not only our enemies overseas, but also prejudice at home. The African Americans who became known as the Tuskegee Airmen proved to be among the most inspiring. At 95, Richard Hall is among a small handful who remain. He shares his thoughts, his memories and wisdom about war and life.
Some people seem know exactly what they want to do in life from the moment that they are born. If you’re not one of them, you’re far from alone. Searching for something to be passionate about isn’t always easy. In fact, many have found something they love when they least expected it. Discovering a direction for your life can happen in the most unusual places and the most unexpected ways. But as the two people in this story learned, you have to take a chance before your dreams can take flight.