Seniors who read often enjoy much more than just a good story. Scientific studies have found many benefits of reading for older adults, from reducing stress and enhancing sleep to improving memory circuits, sharpening decision-making and possibly even delaying the onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

Memories have a life span — at least when it comes to those captured on the all-but-dead medium called Video Home System, aka VHS. The format was never intended to last forever and degrades over time. If your precious home videos or Super Bowl commercial mixtapes managed to survive thus far, however, you may want to salvage the footage before time takes its toll.

If you’ve been married 50 years, together for 6, or just getting ready to go on your first date don’t worry about how you’re going to afford all that “relationship stuff.” There are a ton of fun, cheap date ideas!

When we meet an obstacle in our path, our usual approach to doing something may not work. It could be a relationship that has gone awry, an unexplained drop in business, or a weight increase despite a regular workout routine. To clear the clutter the way, we need to change how we feel or think about or act in the situation. Here are dozen different ways to expand your possibilities.

Tea is one of the great uniters. There’s no problem or crisis that can’t be solved (or at least abated and eased if not solved) without the help of a cup of tea. However, coffee seems to overtaken as the hot drink of choice for a lot of people. That’s not to say we don’t mind the odd mug of Joe every so often, but really, tea has been an institution for centuries for several reasons.

A knee replacement may be your ticket to a healthier and more active lifestyle. Once you’ve recovered, you can return to many activities that were too painful and difficult for you before surgery. Staying active will also help you strengthen your knee and make it more likely to function well for many years. Here are a few examples of low-impact activities and sports that you should be able to do once you’ve recovered from your surgery.

In August, Americans spent roughly $2 billion more at restaurants than they did at grocery stores, according to the Department of Commerce’s latest Retail and Food Services report. It’s no surprise that we love dining out, but it is surprising how much money we spend ordering our meals, rather than cooking them. Most of us could use some balance. Instead of sacrificing all your favorite restaurants, work them into your budget with these 15 money-saving tips.