Browsing posts tagged: Adulthood & Aging
The Brain Fitness Workout

Whilst most people are aware of the importance of keeping their bodies in good shape, it is only in recent years that there has been a widespread acceptance that the brain is stimulated by originality, thrives on challenge and needs to be exercised and trained just as much as other parts of the body. The […]

The Middlepause

In a society obsessed with living longer and looking younger, what does middle age nowadays mean? How should a fifty-something be in a world ceaselessly redefining ageing, youth, and experience?The Middlepause offers hope, and heart. Cutting through society’s clamorous demands to work longer and stay young, it delivers a clear-eyed account of midlife’s challenges. Spurred by […]

Sod Seventy!

Many of the problems older people suffer from have, as their underlying cause, a fundamental loss of fitness. Others are caused by preventable diseases (with these even being preventable after the age of seventy) and, broadly speaking, from the wrong approach to life, influenced by negative social pressures. This book – uniquely targeted at the […]

Forever Young

Forever Young: The Science of Aging by the Editors of Scientific AmericanToday, an infant born in the US will probably live to see his or her 78th birthday, a 20- year-plus increase over the average lifespan a century ago. While living well into the 80s and 90s is becoming more and more attainable, how many […]

Retirement

Dr. Morris Schnore, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., led a very active teaching and research career during his 27 years in the Department of Psychology at the University of Western Ontario. He was also very active in a number of professional organizations: Ontario Psychological Association, Canadian and American Psychological Associations, and the Canadian Association on Gerontology. Initially […]

Dr. Moyad’s Guide to Male Sexual Health

There is perhaps no medical topic that is discussed less than male sexual health. True that it is the basis of countless tasteless jokes, but seldom is the subject approached in a frank and understandable fashion. Renowned expert on male sexual health and complementary medicine, Dr. Mark Moyad provides men with the look under the […]