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“It’s not you, it’s your bedroom:” how to change your setup and sleep better

It’s no secret that staying asleep becomes more difficult as we age. According to the results of a 2005 poll conducted by the National Sleep Foundation, 39% of adults ages 55 and older said they wake up a lot during the night (compared to 24% of adults ages 18-29 and 31% of adults ages 30-49).  

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The health benefits of eating certain foods at certain times

A healthy diet goes beyond eating the right foods—it’s knowing when to eat them, too. The fact is, eating certain foods at certain times can affect weight, sleep, physical and mental energy, and other components of health and wellness.

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Author’s Month at Waterstone

May is Author’s Month at Waterstone at Wellesley, and we’re ecstatic to be hosting several exciting authors for book presentations in the coming weeks. Guests include former Boston Globe reporter and three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Kurkjian, Boston historian Anthony Sammarco, Channel 5 reporter Ted Reinstein and New York Times bestselling author B.A. Shapiro.

Healthy hips: how to protect yours from injury


Hip injuries are no joke, especially for older adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), at least 250,000 adults ages 65 and older are hospitalized for hip fractures each year, and many of them are not able to live independently afterward.

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Food-drug interactions to avoid


Do you take prescription medication? If you’re an older adult, chances are you do—according to research published in Gerontologist, 81% of adults ages 57 through 85 take at least one prescription drug.

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