Archives: Aging

Wellness Wednesday: Youth Obesity, Flu Update, Fitness for Life

Compared to kids in 1960, today’s youth have different hair, similar glasses, and a lot more pounds. Youth obesity has tripled in the last 50 years, and we’ll discuss a new study showing the road to obesity is paved earlier in life than previously thought. We’ll also get the latest update on the flu, and learn how to stay fit for life.

The Myths and Marketing of Old Age

“There is nothing new about old age, no matter what advertisers promise. Mental and physical deterioration, financial difficulties, loneliness may be as much a part of old age for some as healthy, productive golden years will be for others.” On this hour of “All Sides,” one author takes a look at how the American culture romanticizes aging.

The Myths and Marketing of Old Age

“There is nothing new about old age, no matter what advertisers promise. Mental and physical deterioration, financial difficulties, loneliness may be as much a part of old age for some as healthy, productive golden years will be for others.” On this hour of “All Sides,” one author takes a look at how the American culture romanticizes aging.

Advice for Aging People

Resources and options for the elderly and their families