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About Jessica Hegg

Jessica Hegg is the content manager at ViveHealth.com. Avid gym-rat and nutrition enthusiast, she’s interested in all things related to staying active and living a healthy lifestyle. Through her writing, she works to share valuable information aimed at overcoming obstacles and improving the quality of life for others. You can find her on Twitter @Jessica_Hegg.
Latest Posts | By Jessica Hegg
8 Holiday Health and Fitness Tricks That Aging Women Can Put to Use
6 months ago

8 Holiday Health and Fitness Tricks That Aging Women Can Put to Use

In the season of holiday cheer, most of us want to relax, grab a book, and cuddle near the fireplace. This is the perfect occasion to put exercise on the backburner and instead devote our time to cooking or visiting family. Read More

9 Holiday Fitness Tips for Women Over 60 (That You May Need to Keep in Mind!)
6 months ago

9 Holiday Fitness Tips for Women Over 60 (That You May Need to Keep in Mind!)

While filled with fun events and joyful family gatherings, the holidays can also be busy, stressful, and filled with lots of indulging and little to no exercise. The truth is, however, that staying physically active can only benefit your holiday season, providing noticeable perks like: Read More

Caregiver Ideas: 4 Tips for Finding Mobility Equipment for Your Loved One
7 months ago

Caregiver Ideas: 4 Tips for Finding Mobility Equipment for Your Loved One

For caregivers already under physical, emotional, and financial stress, a situation can become even direr when the person you care for has mobility challenges that make it difficult for them to get around. Read More

10 Flu Prevention Tips for Seniors: What to Do When Your Partner Is Sick
7 months ago

10 Flu Prevention Tips for Seniors: What to Do When Your Partner Is Sick

Flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter months, and adults over 65 are typically more susceptible to complications. Read More

4 Fall Fitness Tips for Older Women: How to Stay Fit (and Safe!) This Autumn
8 months ago

4 Fall Fitness Tips for Older Women: How to Stay Fit (and Safe!) This Autumn

While in some parts of the country it feels like summer simply won’t let up, in other parts the cooler temperatures are really starting to set in. Read More

9 (Unexpected) Fall-Inspired Fitness Ideas for Women Over 50
9 months ago

9 (Unexpected) Fall-Inspired Fitness Ideas for Women Over 50

Cooler weather is just around the corner, and that means time to plan for some fun, health-boosting fall fitness activities! Don’t miss this quick essential list! Read More

3 Fun Ways to Stay Active After 60 (That You Might Not Have Thought Of)
9 months ago

3 Fun Ways to Stay Active After 60 (That You Might Not Have Thought Of)

When it comes to staying active and getting exercise, it’s so easy to tap into your go-to list of low-impact activities like yoga, cycling, tennis, dancing, swimming, golfing and hiking. Read More

Taking Your Loved One to the Doctor? Don’t Forget this Caregiver Checklist
9 months ago

Taking Your Loved One to the Doctor? Don’t Forget this Caregiver Checklist

Do you help take your parents to their doctor’s appointments? If you’re a woman over 50 in the United States, chances are high that you do.

While the average age of a family caregiver is around 49, over a third of all family caregivers are actually over 65. In addition to helping with daily tasks like shopping, giving medicine and preparing food, family caregivers often tend to transportation to doctor’s appointments as well. Read More

The 5 Most Common Senior Micronutrient Deficiencies
10 months ago

The 5 Most Common Senior Micronutrient Deficiencies

You might be surprised to learn that even in developed countries like the United States malnutrition is a serious problem. It’s especially prevalent among senior citizens. In fact, one in three older adults who are admitted to the hospital are malnourished. Read More

6 Transportation Aids That Seniors Should Know About
11 months ago

6 Transportation Aids That Seniors Should Know About

By  •  Lifestyle

Are you an older adult who loves to drive? Or are you worried about your own senior mom or dad driving? Read More