Life Advice from the Most Beautiful Minds in America

In 2014, we sat down with some of the most beautiful minds in America to hear their tips for living a fulfilling life – especially in the second half of life. Four years later, their enthusiasm is still inspiring and their advice resonates even more. As we recognize World Mental Health Day in October, we…

How to Plan a Family Reunion

Sure, family reunions can be crazy and hectic, but is there anything better than having family – some close, some far-flung, together in one place? The warm and fuzzy feelings brought on by reconnecting with loved ones have an added bonus: it’s great for your brain health. So, bring on the long-lost cousins and beloved grandchildren! To make…

Spring Means Time to Get Back Outside

For many Americans, the winter is a time of hibernation due to less than pleasant conditions outside, so when the temperatures rise so do spirits! Getting back outside to exercise is just one of the things spring brings. In honor of the change in seasons, we have complied a list of exercise ideas for Beautiful…

Last Chance to Nominate a Beautiful Mind

There is less than a week to get your nominations in for the “Beautiful Minds: Finding Your Lifelong Potential” photo essay contest! The National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA) has partnered with life’sDHA™ to seek nominations at beautiful-minds.com for U.S. adults 55 and over who are doing beautiful things with their minds without letting age be a barrier….

Nominate A Beautiful Mind

The National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA) is thrilled to partner with life’sDHA™ again on “Beautiful Minds: Finding Your Lifelong Potential,” a campaign that celebrates individuals who are keeping their minds beautiful and raises awareness of the actions people can take to maintain one of the most vital parts of the body—the brain. Gay Hanna,…

Beautiful Minds Traveling Exhibit

life’sDHA™ has partnered with the National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA) to celebrate the most beautiful minds in America. Together we invited people 55 and older to submit an essay or video describing what they are doing to keep their minds beautiful, without letting age be a barrier. Eleven men and women from across the…

Sailing the Great Loop at 62

        John Guider, 2011 Beautiful Mind, professional photographer, adventurer, boater and author, has traveled 5,500 miles of America’s waterways, including the entire Mississippi, in small motorless boats. And he’s doing it again. He built a boat and has been traveling a route known as the Great Loop, a course down the Mississippi,…

Spotlight on the National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA)

Get Creative! Being creative is another way to stimulate your mind. There are organizations all around the country that can help people of different ages be creative. For example, children frequently participate in dance, art or music classes to fuel their creative side. Seniors have the same programs available. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the National…

Let’s Get Fit – The Physically Active Mind

No matter your age, a healthy body is the key to a healthy brain. Make a commitment today to get your body and your brain working together. Here are some helpful tips for a physically active mind: Engage in physical activity for at least 30 minutes a day to encourage new brain cells and connections;…