Category: Healthy Aging

April 21, 2019 Joe Brady

Throughout history mankind has held three great dreams, to put a man on the moon, to turn lead into gold and to extend healthy lifespan with some elixir of life. We have already achieved the first two dreams. The United States put the first man on the moon on July 20th 1969. Recently scientists have succeeded…

October 21, 2018 Joe Brady

Modern research on a wide variety of different animal species has shown that calorically restricted otherwise known as nutrient dense diets can extend the healthy portion of lifespan and even extend genetic lifespan. What we already know is that reducing empty calories from the diet and replacing those calories with higher levels of nutrition can…

April 29, 2018 Joe Brady

From the ancient Taoist alchemists to modern molecular biology the science of gerontology has sought after mankind’s oldest dream, to live to a ripe old age with the health and vigor of youth. Closer now than ever before, many scientists believe we are on the cusp of dramatically altering the way we age, and many…

July 10, 2017 Joe Brady

Staying in touch with people helps you stay in touch with reality. The rise of human loneliness may be one of the most serious sources of disease in the Twentieth Century. This, according to James J. Lynch, Ph.D. in his book “The Broken Heart, Medical Consequences of Loneliness.“ Whether we like it or not, we…

June 5, 2017 Joe Brady

You don’t have to kill yourself to live longer! Exercise is life! In order to be considered alive we must move. The biological definition of life is anything that can move and react to it’s environment, gain and utilize energy and reproduce cells, is alive. Healthy aging is about living a vigorous life. It is…

January 22, 2017 Joe Brady

Healthy Aging in Mind, Body and Spirit Healthy mind/body practices like Tai Chi, Qigong and yoga help reestablish the connection between mind and body and prevent many of the debilitations we see in aging. A review of 77 studies, found strong evidence that such practices improve cardiorespiratory fitness, physical function and bone health, balance and…