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Thoughts and Observations From Two Conferences on Aging - By Susan Williams Last week I had the opportunity to attend two conferences on aging; Aging 2.0's - Brain Health Forum and the International Federation of Ageing's (IFA) International Conference of Aging. Here are a few of the highlights of what I learned and observed.
Trending Topics Talk – Working in Retirement, Genome Tests and Productivity - By Susan Williams This week with Joe Casey and Mike Drak we discuss the gap between the age that people plan to work to and the actual reality, genome tests and the productivity loss organizations experience when baby boomers retire.
Walking is Good But A Fast Walk Is Even Better! - By Susan Williams If you are already making a regular routine of taking a walk that is great. In fact, you don’t even have to walk that much in order to derive some benefits. According to a study published by theĀ American Journal of Preventive Medicine, as little as two hours of walking a week can […]
Reasons To Back Away From the Television Screen - By Susan Williams If I told you that the average retiree watches 48 hours of television a week would that surprise you? Well, according to an article published in The Wall Street Journal this is the case. In the post they shared that this was the number that was reported in the 2017 Neilsen viewing […]
Five Things to Do Before You Retire - By Susan Williams Ahhh – retirement. It is the time in your life when you say goodbye to the daily grind of your 9 to 5 and say hello to what you want to do on your own timeline. If you are actively counting down the days until you can retire, here are a five […]
Do Fences Really Make Good Neighbours? - By Susan Williams There is an old saying "fences make good neighbours". But with loneliness being such a significant concern - especially for aging - are fences actually good for communities?