Vitality

Vitality is paramount to all of us – our longevity is meaningless without it. We will present the best-in-class resources for fitness, mental agility, nutrition and inspiration/spirituality in this section.

Review – The Bar Method™, Inc.

www.barmethod.com – The Bar Method™, Inc. Physical grace and power! Former journalist Burr Leonard and her husband/lawyer Carl Diehl opened their first Lotte Berk exercise studio in Greenwich, Connecticut in 1991. Lotte Berk was a German dancer who suffered a back injury and formed the Lotte Berk Method which combined ballet bar with her rehabilitative  read more …

Review – CogniFit Ltd.

www.mindfit.com – CogniFit Ltd. Fit minds for life! CogniFit, Ltd. is a worldwide leader in brain research and a leading developer of scientifically validated cognitive software. Founded in 1999 by world renowned psychologist Professor Shlomo Breznitz. CogniFit employs a team of internationally respected scientists who apply up-to-date research to develop their online and CD brain  read more …

Review – BlueVoice

www.bluevoice.org – BlueVoice Empowering us to help preserve and protect our oceans! BlueVoice is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) ocean conservation organization co-founded in 2000 by Hardy Jones and Ted Danson. The mission of BlueVoice is to protect dolphins, save whales and other marine mammals, and raise awareness about toxic chemicals including mercury, PCBs, and  read more …

Review – Proust, Inc.

www.proust.com – Proust, Inc. Preserving your past, present, and future! Located in New York and co-founded by Tom Cortese and Jason Fotinatos, Proust, Inc. is part of the InterActiveCorp (IAC) family of businesses. Cortese and Fotinatos recognized the importance of passing along life stories through the generations so they started Proust to help guide people  read more …

Review – Happy Neuron, Inc.

www.happy-neuron.com – Happy Neuron, Inc. Brain fitness for life! Founded in 2000, HAPPYneuron is an award-winning, scientifically based brain fitness program that provides quick, convenient and entertaining ways to exercise and minimize the natural effects of aging of the brain. Designed for people of all ages, HAPPYneuron’s comprehensive cognitive training program maximizes the brain’s natural  read more …

Review – Nifty After Fifty, LLC

www.niftyafterfifty.com – Nifty After Fifty, LLC An active life is a recipe for longevity! Based in Garden Grove, California, Nifty after Fifty® is an innovative fitness club designed to cater to the needs of baby boomers and older adults. It was founded in 2006 by Sheldon S. Zinberg, M.D. Dr Zinberg is also the founder  read more …

Book Review – A Long Bright Future

A Long Bright Future [An Action Plan for a Lifetime of Happiness, Health, and Financial Security] Author: Laura L. Carstensen, Ph.D. Founding director of the Stanford Center on Longevity. Laura L. Carstensen, Ph.D., is also a professor of psychology and the Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. Professor in Public Policy. She has won numerous awards, including  read more …

Review – Nourish Life

www.nourishlife.org – WorldLink What’s the story of your food? Nourish is a multi-year media and education initiative and project of the multiple-award-winning WorldLink media group. WorldLink is located in San Francisco with over 20 years of experience in designing education and outreach programs by bringing together artists, scientists, and educators, and providing innovative tools for  read more …

Review – Mind360

www.mind360.com – Mind360 by, Sharp Mind Solutions, Ltd. Did you train your brain today! Mind360, founded by Danny Aboody, is an online interactive brain game environment. Mind360 provides scientific-based cognitive training activities that are designed to strengthen memory, attention, thinking and reasoning, visual perception, and executive functions. Mind360 has teamed up with leading cognitive psychologists  read more …

Review – Life History Services

www.lifehistoryservices.com – Life History Services Honor the past… Capture the present… Inform the future! Consider the gift you could give yourself and your loved ones – the story of you or your loved one’s history, the lessons learned and the values you want to pass on. Life History Services is a professional life history recording  read more …

Review – Pilates Anytime

www.pilatesanytime.com – Pilates Anytime, Inc. Your path to body-mind-spirit well-being! Pilates Anytime is an online studio launched on New Years Day 2010 by co-founders Kristi Cooper White, Ted Johnson, and John Marston. Pilates Anytime delivers world-class instruction anywhere and at anytime to the comfort of your own home which eliminates scheduling conflicts and non-access to  read more …

Book Review – The Roadmap to 100

The Roadmap to 100: The Breakthrough Science of Living a Long and Healthy Life Authors: Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. and Randall Stickrod. Gerontologist and Stanford Medical School professor Dr. Walter Bortz and co-author Randall Stickrod draw on new science and a 30-year longitudinal study of centenarians to show that genetics plays a smaller role  read more …

Book Review – The Longevity Prescription

The Longevity Prescription: The 8 Proven Keys to a Long, Healthy Life Author:  Robert N. Butler, M.D. President and CEO of the International Longevity Center-USA, founder of the first department of geriatric medicine in the country at Mount Sinai and the National Institute on Aging within the National Institutes of Health, is widely regarded as  read more …

Review – 50 Plus Or Lifelong Fitness Alliance

www.50plus.org – 50 Plus Or Lifelong Fitness Alliance It is never too early or late to be healthy and fit. Lifelong Fitness Alliance has been dedicated to improving health and wellness for over 30 years. Fifty-Plus Fitness (renamed Lifelong Fitness Alliance) was formed in 1979 by a group of regular runners taking part in a Stanford  read more …

Review – Posit Science

www.positscience.com – Posit Science We boomers intend to flourish and to live agelessly.  Brain training software to help us think faster, focus better, and remember more can help do exactly that. Posit Science’s commitment to science makes their software stand apart.  Their team designs, tests and refines drug-free programs to address cognitive issues related to  read more …

Review – Marbles, The Brain Store

www.marblesthebrainstore.com – Marbles, The Brain Store You can outsmart your age and be in control of your brain health… How? By playing games. Marbles: The Brain Store, offers products designed to stimulate and strengthen the brain – products vetted by scientists, physicians, psychologists, and therapists for memory, critical thinking, coordination, visual perception and word skills.  read more …

Book Review – The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain

The Secret Life of the Grown-up Brain: The Surprising Talents of the Middle-Aged Mind Author: Barbara Strauch Deputy science editor and health and medical science editor of the New York Times and author of The Primal Teen: What the New Discoveries about the Teenage Brain Tell Us about Our Kids Neuroscientists, psychologists, sociologists, gerontologists, nutritionists and  read more …

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