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About Barbara Klein

drB (Barbara Klein) writes and manages AgingWithPizzazz.com – Youngevity for your Second-50 years. The blog concentrates on “Harvesting Low Hanging Fruit” whether Fitness, Health tidbits, Life in general or just FUN stuff. The purpose is that together we can EMPOWER our Second 50 years (and beyond) to be the best possible.
Latest Posts | By Barbara Klein
4 Helpful Tips for Sharing a Bed After 60
2 months ago

4 Helpful Tips for Sharing a Bed After 60

I am lucky enough to live with a loved one – nothing to be taken for granted as we age. Additionally, we still share a bed. Problem is, as you get older, comfort during your sleep time seems increasingly vital. As a result, sharing a bed can be both a blessing and a curse. Read More

15 Quick Tips for Using Essential Waters to Sooth Your Body and Mind
4 months ago

15 Quick Tips for Using Essential Waters to Sooth Your Body and Mind

In my previous article, Discovering Hydrosols, I covered the production and cautions of essential oils (EO) and hydrosols, a type of aromatic water, also known as essential waters. Read More

Discovering Hydrosols, Powerful Secret Ingredients for the Body and Home
5 months ago

Discovering Hydrosols, Powerful Secret Ingredients for the Body and Home

I receive poor marks when it comes to my “womanly” skills of make-up, cosmetics or special body products. My use of the word womanly is indeed tongue-in-cheek. I recognize it may have insulting overtones to women and dismisses many men who are quite knowledgeable on these subjects. Read More

Saving Family Memories Will Pay Dividends for Generations to Come
9 months ago

Saving Family Memories Will Pay Dividends for Generations to Come

By  •  Family

I am sure you recall hearing kids groaning ‘oh, not that story again.’ It might have been in a private setting or embarrassingly public, but the sagging shoulders and bored faces are the same. You might even have been one of those offspring once. Read More

Looking for Inexpensive Dinner Ideas? This is the Only Secret Ingredient You Need
1 year ago

Looking for Inexpensive Dinner Ideas? This is the Only Secret Ingredient You Need

Before I disclose the secret ingredient, let me reveal that it is not love, sociability or friendship. At least not exclusively – despite the fact that these cherished values may encourage us to reach-out to others in the first place. Read More

Does the Idea of Probate Process Freak You Out? Sharing my First-Hand Interview
1 year ago

Does the Idea of Probate Process Freak You Out? Sharing my First-Hand Interview

At first reading, this post may seem less about quality aging and more about not aging at all (meaning dying), but it’s not a bummer. I promise. Since money and financial issues can cause us all so much stress, this is a stress-buster to offer some extra peace of mind. Read More

Finding Friends as an Older Adult Requires a Different Approach
1 year ago

Finding Friends as an Older Adult Requires a Different Approach

Less than two years ago, I moved from the Valley of the Sun, in Arizona, to Southern Oregon. While much research had gone into finding a nice permanent spot (actually more than 19 years of travel and thought), the actual move was rather spontaneous and a bit impulsive. Read More

Is Throwing Out the Salt Shaker Good or Bad for Healthy Aging?
1 year ago

Is Throwing Out the Salt Shaker Good or Bad for Healthy Aging?

I like salty foods. I realize that this is not considered an especially smart thing to admit to these days. Nevertheless it’s true. I like salt. Sweets are good too, but, it wouldn’t be devastating for me to cut back drastically. Well… maybe not “drastically,” since I already try to avoid too much sugar. But, when it comes to salt, like many people, I need to work on my restraint. Read More

3 Tips for Managing Skin Tags as You Get a Little Older
1 year ago

3 Tips for Managing Skin Tags as You Get a Little Older

I’m not the only woman with Acrochordon. This is not wishful thinking. You probably do too. “What?’” you ask. Well, what if I called it skin tags? Ah, yes. Even if I didn’t know the prevalence of the strange–looking little things, I have had friends and acquaintances complain about them for years – and noticed them on many naked necks. Read More