Dr. Steven K. Grinspoon is a Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director of the MGH Program in Nutritional Metabolism, and Director of the Nutrition Obesity Research Center at Harvard. He has a long-standing interest in the metabolic and endocrine complications of HIV disease, with an initial focus on insulin resistance and body composition. He has served […]
You’re not dead yet! That is the message of Thomas Jones and John Cotton in their new book, Aging Aggressively. They want you to take…
We’ve all heard and seen shining examples of the age-old adage, “black don’t crack.” Thanks to good genes, lots of ultraviolet ray-shielding melanin, natural oils and some say the grace of God — many black folk enjoy a youthful appearance way past the age others start to experience winkles, age spots and sagging skin. Well, that notion […]
The Across 110th Street singer, 68, admits he struggles to recall his songs and co-stars’ names. He said: “The doctor says there are signs of Alzheimer’s, it’s not bad yet but will get worse. “How can I not remember songs I wrote? It’s frustrating. “I don’t feel together yet. Negative things come in my mind […]
SOURCE: The Grio Author “Kunbi Tinuoye” Darlene Evans vividly remembers the day she noticed her first gray hair. She was in her 20s, juggling life as a single mom while trying to hold down a job, when she looked in the mirror and there it was: a shiny white hair. Initially she decided to mask […]
There’s nothing wrong with growing old gracefully, but who wants to look old? Not me. Preserving your youthful look isn’t a bad thing. right?
Being in tune with our bodies is important as we grow older. As we age, our metabolism slows down and we must challenge ourselves to stay healthy and fit. Have you ever seen someone with extra weight that looks older? Have you ever met someone who looks fit and in top shape and looks […]