Although the statistics are chilling, we should feel fortunate because for all the women that are affected, there are an equal number who have been galvanized into action. Many foundations and fundraisers continue to pour money into the search for a cure and marshal their resources into supporting women who are either undergoing treatment or are in recovery. Many top fashion brands have gotten in on the action too, donating money and raising awareness of the cause through their products, especially during the month of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Most hair loss is just one more indignity of the aging process. By age 50, around 85 percent of men and 40 percent of women have thinning hair. The rate at which your hair thins depends largely on heredity. Other common causes of hair loss include stress, hormonal changes, certain medical conditions, and some medications. But did you know that a poor diet can accelerate hair loss? Here are five eating habits that contribute to the problem.
Living without the stress of the daily commute, a challenging career, and growing children gives you a chance to put some effort into your romantic relationship. Even if your romance is still strong, trying some new experiences can fill your romance with fresh passion and keep your relationship strong for many years to come.
There is increasing evidence that social engagement keeps your mind sharp and prolongs your life. Social engagement has declined sharply among baby boomers between 55 and 64 years old. Is it Netflix or is boomers’ lack of confidence to blame? Either way, society is missing out when seniors hole up in their houses. There are countless ways for retirees to make friends, but here are just five examples.