While leading a fall prevention workshop recently, I mentioned that an older person’s
walking and balance problems might well be related to the presence of “small vessel ischemic changes” in the brain, which are very common in aging adults.
Your best bet for preventing or slowing down cerebral SVD may be to properly treat high blood pressure and other risk factors before you are 80.
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Read about it in Vogue ... Happy Monday. Just Saying.
The legendary pop pioneer trotted out in the bedazzled mesh catsuit and leather jacket ensemble from “If I Could Turn Back Time,” skipping and singing as if no time had passed since that song’s 1989 debut—let alone the 15 years since her last performance at an awards show. The camera cut to her son, Chaz Bono, who beamed from ear to ear as his mother accepted her trophy from Gwen Stefani and took the mic. “So, I’ve wanted to do what I do since I was 4 years old, and I’ve been doing it for 53 years,” Cher said, amid the roaring cheers of the audience. In one of the front rows, Diddy raised both hands and bowed in deference. “Thats not an applause thing, I turned 71 yesterday—and I can do a 5 minute plank. Just saying.”
Just like staying fit or making a living, learning is a never-ending process. So why do we find it so intimidating to try something new? According to new research from the University of California Riverside, learning or trying something new isn’t all that hard to do for adults — and can actually combat the negative effects of cognitive aging.