How Does Music Affect Your Memory?

Music has been an integral part of mankind and is often associated with civilization. It can be dated to a long time back as a community-oriented living had music amidst other forms of entertainment and connectivity. Times have changed, though, and so have the genres and type of music. The utilities of music are definitely added feathers in the cap over the original purpose that it serves. There are some interesting claims about the role of music in enhancing the memory power of individuals as well. 

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evox provides an integrated entertainment experience that inspires positive changes in the way people live and work. We celebrate the good things about you, your family, your community, and your world. The network delivers a unique blend of evocative HD video programming, online community interaction, and related product shopping, to help people live a better life, grow as individuals, and in so doing, contribute to a better world.

Find Purpose by Connecting Across Generations

Relationships with people of different ages can bring meaning, joy, and a better world.

Vy Higginsen got the nickname “Mama Vy” from one of the first students to show up for Sing Harlem Choir, a program she launched in New York in 2006. She’s been Mama Vy to thousands of teenagers ever since.

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This article originally appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.

The Greater Good Science Center studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being, and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society.

Based at the University of California, Berkeley, the GGSC is unique in its commitment to both science and practice: Not only do we sponsor groundbreaking scientific research into social and emotional well-being, we help people apply this research to their personal and professional lives. Since 2001, we have been at the fore of a new scientific movement to explore the roots of happy and compassionate individuals, strong social bonds, and altruistic behavior—the science of a meaningful life. And we have been without peer in our award-winning efforts to translate and disseminate this science to the public.

6 Major Health Benefits of CBD Oil for Seniors

Cannabis users have always claimed that there are positive benefits to this plant. Since the massive legalization and decriminalization movements around the world, including the Netherlands, USA, Uruguay, Spain, the Czech Republic, and Canada started regulating the plant, we now have a resurgence of active research into its benefits. 

The most interesting chemical of the cannabis plant to date is CBD. Along the plethora of other benefits for the general public, it also has specific upsides for seniors.

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evox provides an integrated entertainment experience that inspires positive changes in the way people live and work. We celebrate the good things about you, your family, your community, and your world. The network delivers a unique blend of evocative HD video programming, online community interaction, and related product shopping, to help people live a better life, grow as individuals, and in so doing, contribute to a better world.

Can Face Oils Stop Sagging in Its Tracks?

Aging is inevitable. As a result of genetics, lifestyle choices, and time, wrinkles and lines appear and skin becomes drier and loses its elasticity, which results in skin sagging below the jawline. Fortunately, there is a safe way to slow the aging process that is inexpensive and does not require harsh chemicals. Read on to learn how face oils can keep your skin looking young and healthy.

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Health Perch is a digital health magazine focusing on physical and mental wellness, as well as ways to fight signs of aging. We aim to make health and wellness easy to understand and fun to read.

We keep you up to date with the latest health articles, tips, & advice. Catch us on Twitter (@HealthPerch) for even more health news, and keep coming back here to learn how to become the healthiest version of you.

Why Do Seniors Crave Sweets?

If you’ve ever spent some time around elderly and senior folk or count yourself among this group, you’ve likely noticed that they/you/we very much enjoy sweets. It’s not just a coincidence, either. It’s something that comes with age. There are a couple of factors that lead to an increased fondness of sweets with age and it’s time to get to know them.

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Mia Johnson is a writer with a ten-year-long career in journalism. She has written extensively about health, fitness, and lifestyle. A native to Melbourne, she now lives in Sydney with her 3 dogs where she spends her days writing and taking care of her 900-square-foot garden.

Should We Increase Protein Intake After Age 65?

A study that purported to show that diets high in meat, eggs, and dairy could be as harmful to health as smoking supposedly suggested that: “[P]eople under 65 who eat a lot of meat, eggs, and dairy are four times as likely to die from cancer or diabetes.” But if you look at the actual study, you’ll see that’s simply not true:

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

The Role of Pesticides in Parkinson's Disease

In the original description of Parkinson’s disease by none other than Dr. James Parkinson himself, he described a characteristic feature of the disease: constipation, which may precede the diagnosis by many years. In fact, bowel movement frequency may be predictive. Men with less than one bowel movement a day were four times more like likely to develop Parkinson’s an average of 12 years later.

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

Gardening in Retirement: Good for You and the Environment

Did you know that gardening can reduce the risk of strokes by 30%? This is particularly important for seniors, who are at increased risk of heart problems. This is especially true if they lead a sedentary lifestyle in retirement. It is important in retirement to find ways of naturally boosting your morale, as well as looking after your physical and emotional health.

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The Beat Goes On

Immanuel Kant, the famed 18th century philosopher, described the chemistry of his day as science, but not really science, as it wasn’t grounded in mathematics—at least not until a century later. The same could be said for biology, the study of life.

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

Aging Factor You Can't Really Control: Genes

No matter how healthy your lifestyle—plenty of sleep, exercise, healthy meals—you won’t be able to completely combat aging. New research shows our mothers may be to blame. While we can’t control genes, there are some factors we can control to slow down the aging process.

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Music has been an integral part of mankind and is often associated with civilization. It can be dated to a long time back as a community-oriented living had music amidst other forms of entertainment... read more
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Aging is inevitable. As a result of genetics, lifestyle choices, and time, wrinkles and lines appear and skin becomes drier and loses its elasticity, which results in skin sagging below the jawline.... read more
Woman feeding a man grapes in a vineyard.
09/25/2019
If you’ve ever spent some time around elderly and senior folk or count yourself among this group, you’ve likely noticed that they/you/we very much enjoy sweets. It’s not just a coincidence, either.... read more
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Anonymous (not verified)
Did you know that gardening can reduce the risk of strokes by 30%? This is particularly important for seniors, who are at increased risk of heart problems. This is especially true if they lead a... read more
Two men at the beach check heart rate on watch
03/13/2019
The Beat Goes On Immanuel Kant, the famed 18th century philosopher, described the chemistry of his day as a science, but not really science, as it wasn’t grounded in... read more

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Scattered sheet music next to violin
08/04/2020
Music has been an integral part of mankind and is often associated with civilization. It can be dated to a long time back as a community-oriented living had music amidst other forms of entertainment... read more
Three generations of women
07/28/2020
Relationships with people of different ages can bring meaning, joy, and a better world. Vy Higginsen got the nickname “Mama Vy” from one of the first students to show up for Sing Harlem Choir... read more
Close up on hands dipping into jar of CBD oil lotion
07/08/2020
Cannabis users have always claimed that there are positive benefits to this plant. Since the massive legalization and decriminalization movements around the world, including the Netherlands, USA,... read more
Woman holding up small bottles of oils while rubbing oil into her face
02/24/2020
Aging is inevitable. As a result of genetics, lifestyle choices, and time, wrinkles and lines appear and skin becomes drier and loses its elasticity, which results in skin sagging below the jawline.... read more
Woman feeding a man grapes in a vineyard.
09/25/2019
If you’ve ever spent some time around elderly and senior folk or count yourself among this group, you’ve likely noticed that they/you/we very much enjoy sweets. It’s not just a coincidence, either.... read more
Couple in the kitchen preparing food with wine
08/07/2019
A study that purported to show that diets high in meat, eggs, and dairy could be as harmful to health as smoking supposedly suggested that: “[P]eople under 65 who eat a lot of meat, eggs,... read more
Agricultural equipment spraying crops against bright orange sky
06/18/2019
In the original description of Parkinson’s disease by none other than Dr. James Parkinson himself, he described a characteristic feature of the disease: constipation, which may precede the... read more
Woman pruning magnolia tree
06/03/2019
Anonymous (not verified)
Did you know that gardening can reduce the risk of strokes by 30%? This is particularly important for seniors, who are at increased risk of heart problems. This is especially true if they lead a... read more
Two men at the beach check heart rate on watch
03/13/2019
The Beat Goes On Immanuel Kant, the famed 18th century philosopher, described the chemistry of his day as a science, but not really science, as it wasn’t grounded in... read more

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