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Study Finds Making Art May Keep Our Brains Healthy

April 30, 2016

Researchers in many fields are starting to come to the same conclusion in study after study about how CREATIVITY is built into our DNA, and that engaging in creative work – at any age – can help our brains (and…

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Alzheimers and Exercise

August 27, 2015

Light Years is not just for those who are in perfect mental/physical health! Leading a physically active lifestyle can have a significant impact on the wellbeing of people with dementia too. Exercise is beneficial for physical and mental health and may…

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Making the Most of Longer Lives

June 5, 2015

Read this excellent piece by Encore.org’s Marc Freedman from the Wall Street Journal that suggests six ideas that “have the potential to leverage the immense possibilities of a rapidly aging world and thus, transform it.”  Freedman maps out innovations for education, work, housing,…

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The Power of Positive (subliminal) Thinking

January 29, 2015

We love Becca Levy, PhD, assoc. professor and Director of the Social & Behavioral Science Division at Yale – whose recent study showed that older people exposed to positive subliminal messages about aging demonstrated improved ideas of aging, stronger self-perception…

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Join with World Health Organization’s “Age-Friendly World”

January 6, 2015

The World Health Organization’s Global Network  - …is helping cities & communities across the globe become more “Age-Friendly” – with ways to eliminate the physical barriers present for older adults which reflect psychological barriers as well. Here’s a blurb from…

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