How to Start Exercising – Helpful Tips for Seniors

How to Start Exercising – Helpful Tips for Seniors

While regular physical activity can help to maintain your well-being and fitness at any age, experts agree that it’s especially important for seniors and older adults. According to numerous studies, consistent exercise helps slow down and/or reduce the impact of a number of age-related conditions. For instance, it reduces the risk of heart attack and… Read More…

7 Ways Youth Can Be Activists

7 Ways Youth Can Be Activists

Due to their energy and idealism, young people can be powerful agents for change in the world. Historically, youth-led movements in the United States have helped to bring about important social reforms in areas such as civil rights, school desegregation, voting rights, immigration, LGBTQ rights, and child labor laws. Today, more young people than ever… Read More…

4 of the Most Important Recent Achievements in MS Research

4 of the Most Important Recent Achievements in MS Research

As part of its bold and ambitious vision to create a world that is free of MS, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society provides funding for innovative and cutting-edge MS research in the US and around the world. While many research projects that the National MS Society supports are “investigator-initiated”—that is, led by creative investigators who… Read More…

Spotlight on the Top Research Areas at Cedars-Sinai

Spotlight on the Top Research Areas at Cedars-Sinai

Possessing more than 900 active projects, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is one of the United States’ leading organizations for clinical and medical research. Pioneering scientists from around the country and the world visit Cedars-Sinai and its diverse array of laboratories, institutes, and research groups to push the boundaries of medical knowledge and break new ground with… Read More…

6 Myths about Hiring People with Disabilities

Founded in 1989, Best Buddies is a US-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the social inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The organization’s mission rests on three pillars. One is to promote friendships between those with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities. Another pillar involves leadership development. The third pillar focuses on… Read More…