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Why Sunscreen May Be Your Best Wrinkle Defence

We all know (or at least should know) how important it is to wear sunscreen in order to help reduce our risks for skin cancer. But if that alone is not enough incentive for you to wear it, here is even one more reason. Your vanity. In a study...

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Hearing Loss – A Personal Perspective

By Bart Astor I recall many years ago writing an article about getting a hearing test. I guess I was about 50 or so. I made an appointment with an audiologist so I could go through the actual experience. I’m sure somewhere along the lines you’ve had one of...

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Living The Anti Aging Pill Called Exercise

Meet Ernestine Shepherd. At the age of 74 she was named the oldest female competitive body builder in Guinness World Records. And what’s amazing is that she didn’t even get started on this journey until she was 56 years old. Ernestine first began exercising when her sister and herself...

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Busting the 21 Day Habit Urban Myth

For the longest time I always believed  – “They say it takes only 21 days to make or break a habit”.   The challenge with this was I never knew exactly who ‘they‘ were. So on a whim, I thought I would check to see if this statement was...

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Hot Topics This Week

At Booming Encore, every day we search the internet and share information and resources that we believe you will find interesting. New technology for aging, napping and Betty White were just some of our trending topics this week. Watch our video to find out more. Also be sure to...

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Aging: Preparing For Both Quantity and Quality of Life

There was an article the other day about the oldest man in the world celebrating his birthday. He was turning 146 years old. This made me start to wonder. Had he been healthy? Had he been able to spend time with people he cared about? Was he able to do...

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