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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
3 Lifestyle Trends that Can Impact Your Life After 60
2 years ago

3 Lifestyle Trends that Can Impact Your Life After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

The world is changing for retirees and older adults in unexpected ways. When it comes to analysing trends of senior lifestyles and demographics, the main focus is not on the impact of technology and digital innovation on daily living – at least not in the same way it impacts Gen X and the Millennials. Read More

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Yoga Routine in Your 60s or Better
2 years ago

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Yoga Routine in Your 60s or Better

Looking to take your yoga practice to the next level? The benefits of yoga and other chair exercises for seniors arrive in a multitude of ways – better flexibility, less stress, social interaction, weight management, disease prevention, the list goes on. Read More

Caring for Elderly Parents? Make Sure You Have These 4 Essentials
2 years ago

Caring for Elderly Parents? Make Sure You Have These 4 Essentials

When it comes to providing quality care for a beloved aging parent, many a lesson are learned ‘on the job.’

Recognizing signs of cognitive decline, learning how to manage incontinence, getting loved ones out and exercising – and essentially becoming executive administrators of prescription refills, appointment wrangling and transportation – are just a handful of tasks you may already be dealing with. Read More

The Fearless Fitness After 50 Checklist
2 years ago

The Fearless Fitness After 50 Checklist

Are you worried about signing up for a class at your local gym and totally being in over your head? This fear is more common than you think, especially among older adults. Read More

4 Health Risks of Too Much Technology, Especially for Older Adults
2 years ago

4 Health Risks of Too Much Technology, Especially for Older Adults

By  •  Lifestyle

Remember the video of the woman who was busy looking down at her phone and walked right into a fountain? Read More

How to Overcome Your Fear of Developing Alzheimer’s
2 years ago

How to Overcome Your Fear of Developing Alzheimer’s

When it comes to aging, while concerns about sagging skin, baggy eyes and low energy might preoccupy your thoughts, they can seem superficial when it comes to fears of developing Alzheimer’s or cognitive decline, losing your memory and developing dementia. Read More

The 5 Secret Messages of Foot Pain After 60
2 years ago

The 5 Secret Messages of Foot Pain After 60

Feel like your dogs are barkin’ at you more and more as you get older? You’re not alone. Almost 90% of older adults report experiencing some type of foot pain according to the International Council on Active Aging. Read More

Dogs for Seniors: 5 Questions to Ask Before You Get a New Best Friend
2 years ago

Dogs for Seniors: 5 Questions to Ask Before You Get a New Best Friend

By  •  Family

Does the thought of cuddling up with a blanket, a good book and a sweet pup snuggled at your feet simply warm your heart? Me too!

There’s nothing better than having the best companion dog by your side. It’s a fantastic idea! Read More

5 Undercover Sources of Stress… and What to Do About Them!
2 years ago

5 Undercover Sources of Stress… and What to Do About Them!

There is something to be said about that moment of enlightenment where you realize you’re feeling sad or anxious and you don’t know why, and then, bam, it hits you! Read More

5 Ways to Tweak Your Routine to Achieve Healthy Aging
2 years ago

5 Ways to Tweak Your Routine to Achieve Healthy Aging

Little actions can make a big difference when it comes to your health. Forget overhauling your entire lifestyle to match the far-fetched fantasies of fitness infomercials.

Introducing even small changes, from diet to exercise and self-care, can pack a powerful – and healthy – punch that will add years to your life. Here are a few suggestions to help you achieve healthy aging. Read More