The Many Facets of Aging

Keeping A sharp mind Challenging, fun games reap cognitive benefits for seniors. Common sense dictates that limiting passive behavior, like watching television, and challenging your brain can preserve mental acuity. Having fun as you age is also important and playing games keeps your brain sharp, says Lane Tinsley, a neurologist with INTEGRIS Neuroscience Institute in Oklahoma City. She offers options for everyone, such...

Not Catching Enough Zs

Poor sleeping habits and sleep disorders disrupt more than just a good night’s sleep. For many people, a night of quality sleep is only a dream. An estimated 50-70 million Americans suffer from a sleep disorder, and insufficient sleep has been described as a public health epidemic by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Jonathan Schwartz, a sleep medicine...