An aging brain heavily impacts all the domains of healthy living. As we grow old, we hope to age with a clear mind. But dementing illnesses can impair our abilities to remember, think, or make decisions, and are unfortunately common among the aging. Medical clinical social worker Liz Garcia-Leavitt joins this episode of 7 Domains of Women's Health—the last in a three-episode discussion on aging—to talk about women's aging brain and how dementing illnesses affect both the patient and their loved ones.
We all age, and we all hope to age gracefully. When you look at the mirror in the morning, what is the face that looks back? Is it a smile or a frown? Are there wrinkles of wisdom? What does the age of your face say about your health? Board-certified dermatologist Dr. Payam Tristani joins this episode of 7 Domains of Women's Health—the first in a three-episode discussion on aging—to talk about our aging face, and how to age with the face that makes you happy.
For women over 50, it’s “move it or lose it,” says women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones. Weak bones from osteoporosis or creaky joints from arthritis are more likely to develop with age. The best way to prevent these conditions is exercise. Dr. Jones highlights the importance of exercise in aging women and offer some easy ways to keep yourself moving.