Living Well, Living Longer

    Alcohol and Older Adults
    Many older adults enjoy a glass of wine with dinner or a beer while watching the game on TV. In fact, half of Americans ages 65 and older drink alcohol. Having a drink now and then is fine—as long as you don’t overdo it.


    Can Optimism Make a Difference in Your Life?
    A growing number of scientific studies indicate that optimistic people tend to live longer and have better physical and mental health than pessimistic people.


    Exercise Ideas for Older Adults
    Finding ways to get exercise as you get older is a smart and easy way to stay fit and improve your health.


    The Physical Power of Social Support
    Certain behaviors may help safeguard you from illness and disease. These include exercising regularly and sleeping enough. Here may be another: staying socially connected. It may well do your body good.