A discovery, published recently in the peer-reviewed journal Aging Cell, raises the possibility of developing therapeutic drugs that stave off aging and prolong the “health span” in humans — without the unpleasant and potentially risky constraints of severe dietary restriction.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death around the world. At a research lab on the coast of Maine, scientists have discovered a tiny molecule that shows great promise for damaged hearts.
WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU CURVES
There are many models for making communities age-friendly, but Bowdoinham and Richmond have found a way to work with existing organizations.
“The meals are pretty good,” Dottie Ham said. “I just thaw them out and put them in the microwave for a few minutes. I’m eating better now than I ever have, I guess.”
Anyone with questions or concerns about long-term care in Maine needs Brenda Gallant’s phone number on speed dial.