Don’t believe everything you read or hear about the rapid and inevitable physical and mental decline of aging. Vonda Wright, M.D., a renowned orthopedic surgeon and authority on active aging and sports medicine explains why you should never stop work toward your physical goals and improving your health.
The oldest African-American incorporated town in America just achieved a brand-new designation. The town of Eatonville, Florida, was awarded the Culture of Health Prize by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated to improving health and wellness.
Margaret Trudeau, the former First Lady of Canada and a mental health care advocate, reminds us that mental illness is not something we can overcome on our own. She spoke with Growing Bolder about her mission to make a difference.
Letecia Foster used to weigh 230 pounds. She knew she had to get healthier for her own lifestyle, as well as to inspire the kids at her elementary school, Hungerford Elementary in Eatonville, Florida, one of the nation’s first black-governed towns. Principal Foster’s personal transformation is helping spur on a wellness revolution in this historic […]
Culinary medicine is a field that is growing in credibility and popularity. Find out how why more and more doctors are prescribing specific foods for health and learn how to incorporate better cooking and eating habits into your daily life from one of the nation’s top experts in the field.
Multiple research studies have shown that a regular stretching routine can keep your muscles strong and flexible, helping to reduce injuries and tension, improve circulation and lower your overall stress. So why don’t more of us do it more often? Step inside a class designed to help you stretch your body, mind and spirit and see how simple it is to change your life.
One of the fastest growing chronic human health problems affecting adults today is allergies. More and more adults are suffering through adult onset allergies. An expert explains why you shouldn’t shrug off your symptoms.
Mike Millen just may be the fittest person over the age of 60 on the planet. He’s become a bit of a social media superstar thanks to videos of his unusual workouts, but what we love about Mike is his creativity in his workouts and his belief that fitness must be fun in order to be successful and sustainable. Get inspired to find the fun in your fitness.
One in four people is living with the painful effects of arthritis. In fact, it’s the number one cause of disability. Dr. Shazia Bég of the UCF College of Medicine explains what you need to know about the various forms of arthritis, including the serious rheumatoid arthritis.
Aging isn’t always about how you look; sometimes it’s about how you see. As we get older, our eyes begin to change. The question is: do you know what’s normal or what could be a warning sign of something more serious?