wellness

AARP Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer Nancy LeaMond was recently named a 2017 Top Lobbyist by The Hill. 
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My life has become app centered.  In fact, I probably spend more time on my smartphone testing apps than most 20-somethings. I ask my friends, I ask the Internet, I ask my Twitter followers ... and I download, tap and swipe away. All in the service of this blog.
Felice Shapiro
 
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When beginning my fitness makeoverseveral years ago, I was suffering from a torn hamstring. Knowing that I could easily reinjure myself with an overly aggressive exercise program or by undertaking the wrong kind of exercise, I hired a personal trainer.
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By Suzie Mitchell
I'm always on the lookout for what the latest studies show in terms of how to stay healthy, how to lose weight, how to boost your metabolism... and if you read any news at all, you're bound to find at least one of those stories every day. Sometimes, studies seem like they were unnecessary (Study…
Check out this story from the New York Times today. According to the article, the "graying of the gym" is a phenomenon happening before our very eyes. Get this: gym membership among adults aged 55 and up rose to 10.5 million in 2008 - up from 1.5 million in 1987! That makes this group the fastest…
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