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Topic: Healthy Aging

Surviving the Unsurvivable: My Heart Attack and Recovery

By American Specialty Health on February 5, 2024

Nearly 805,000 people in the U.S. have a heart attack every year. Here’s the story of one man’s experience with a heart attack and how he managed his...

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6 Ways to Boost Optimism and How It Benefits Your Health

By American Specialty Health on January 22, 2024

Optimism is about more than feeling hopeful. It’s a trait that can improve your health and well-being in big ways. Here are 6 practical tips to help...

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7 Practical Tips for Optimal Skin Care

By American Specialty Health on November 6, 2023

Good skin care, at any age, offers many benefits. From preventing wrinkles to sidestepping skin cancer, learn why skin care is even more important as...

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How Assistive Devices—and Assistive Technology—Can Improve Your Life

By American Specialty Health on October 11, 2023

Do you want to make daily tasks easier? Stay safe? Maintain your independence? Improve your quality of life? Assistive devices and tech can help.

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Help Keep Falls Out of Your Future With These 3 Types of Training

By American Specialty Health on September 11, 2023

The risk for falling increases with age. But falls are not inevitable. Lower your risk by including balance, mobility, and strength training in your...

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Ease Loneliness and Isolation by Cultivating Greater Social Connection

By American Specialty Health on August 28, 2023

Loneliness and isolation can harm your health in untold ways. But you don’t have to let them. You can exchange a lonely life for one filled with...

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2 Life Skills to Calm Your Mind and Help You Sleep

By American Specialty Health on June 5, 2023

Does sleep still elude you even after trying every relaxation trick in the book? If so, here are a couple of insomnia-curbing tools you may not have...

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8 Common Food and Fitness Myths That Can Hinder Your Health

By American Specialty Health on May 1, 2023

Myths around fitness and nutrition are all too common. But to live your healthiest life, it’s important to sort fact from fiction. Here’s a look at...

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Incorporate Safe Stretching to Move More Freely as You Age

By American Specialty Health on April 17, 2023

You may feel rushed or just not in the mood to stretch after your workouts. But here’s why it’s vital to weave stretching into your fitness routine.

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How to Spot and Protect Yourself From Medical Gaslighting

By American Specialty Health on March 6, 2023

Gaslighting, a disempowering form of manipulation, can happen in all kinds of relationships—including the one between you and your health care...

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