Each and every one of us will face challenges in our life. Sometimes, it will feel impossible to go on. But you can do it. And we’re here to inspire you to never give up hope. Find out how a positive attitude and the support of your friends and family are crucial in your active aging journey.
One of the keys to active aging is keeping your brain healthy. There are several, proven ways to boost your brain power, and one of the most fun ways to keep your mind sharp is novel physical activity. What’s that? Well, get ready to play your way to health!
There are many keys to active aging, proven pathways to a life of passion and purpose. If there is one thing that makes all of the keys more effective, it’s socialization. No matter what you’re doing, doing it with others is good for your health and wellbeing. Friends fuel the life force. Just ask 103-year-old Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins.
Doctors and researchers continue to work to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Speed is, unfortunately, of the essence, as most people diagnosed with ALS die within two to five years of the start of symptoms. Even with treatment options to help extend life, ALS is 100% fatal. Money spent on research has tripled each year for the last few years, and that’s in large part due to people sharing their personal stories with the disease, and advocating for change. Here are just a few of those.
For the last several years, Growing Bolder has given you in insider’s look at a revolutionary new building taking shape in Winter Park, Florida. In just days, the Center for Health & Wellbeing, which combines wholeness, fitness and medicine under one roof, will open its doors. Growing Bolder has been there every step of the way, documenting the journey from dream to reality. Watch this mini version of our upcoming documentary, “A Revolution in Wellbeing.”
If you couldn’t find an assisted living center good enough for your mother, would you build one? Larry Pino did. How is it different than traditional centers? What did he learn during the process. He explains.
Can you have the wisdom of experience and the biology of youth at the same time? Deepak Chopra says, YES!
Are you an “adult-onset exerciser”? One of the keys to active longevity is movement — getting and staying fit. What your mind believes, your body can achieve, and Dr. Vonda Wright is busting myths about aging and activity.
The role of your physician is changing. No longer are they merely in charge of treating illnesses; these days, more and more physicians are acting as catalysts to help their patients prevent diseases and in some cases, reverse diseases already in progress. Dr. Sharon Wasserstrom of the UCF College of Medicine, explains how lifestyle medicine is changing the way doctors and patients interact.
Did you know COPD, chronic pulmonary disease, is now the third leading cause of death in the United States? Marcia Katz, M.D. is a nationally recognized expert on lung diseases and she discusses the alarming rise of COPD and offers tips for avoiding it.