Healthy aging, backed by research

September is #HealthyAgingMonth

The world’s population is aging, and many U.S. baby boomers are entering their golden years. Much of Group Health Research Institute’s work contributes to helping seniors lead healthier lives, but we also want everyone to live healthy — no matter what age.

We want to share what we’ve learned. Here are some of our most powerful and recent findings on healthy aging, backed by scientific evidence.

10 ways to stay sharp as you age

GHRI’s executive director Dr. Eric B. Larson says that brain function doesn’t have to decline with age. There are steps you can take to maintain your thinking power.


Early signs of cognitive impairment? Learn about Your Life, Your Choices

If you or a loved one is experiencing cognitive impairment or even early signs of Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, now is a good time to start talking with your health care providers and family members about advance care planning.


Managing menopause symptoms

What are a woman’s options for symptoms like hot flashes, mood changes, or sleep problems? Here’s the evidence about herbs, yoga and more.


7 ways to protect your brain — and your thinking power

NFL players aren’t the only ones trying to avoid head injuries and other causes of dementia. Here’s what you can do.