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Health and Fitness

Is healthy aging important to you? Are you interested in losing weight after 60? Let’s explore how fitness and gentle yoga for seniors can help!

How to Really Take Care of Your Eyes Over 50
7 hours ago

How to Really Take Care of Your Eyes Over 50

At some point in their lives, almost everyone will need glasses. Read More

Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis
1 day ago

Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis

We all know regular exercise is beneficial: mentally, physically and emotionally. We also know it can be hard to motivate ourselves sometimes, especially if we are dealing with the pain of osteoarthritis. Read More

How to Use Spices to Stay Healthy in the Transition from Summer to Fall
5 days ago

How to Use Spices to Stay Healthy in the Transition from Summer to Fall

Many kitchen spices have warming properties that can enhance your health as the weather turns colder. While they are available in supplement form, use them in recipes whenever possible. Read More

Eat Breakfast and Nix Night Eating for Weight Loss After 60
1 week ago

Eat Breakfast and Nix Night Eating for Weight Loss After 60

Today’s post explores the idea of eating three meals a day as a way of maintaining a healthy weight or losing excess weight. Read More

Should We Reveal Vulnerability and Depression to Our Children and Grandchildren?
1 week ago

Should We Reveal Vulnerability and Depression to Our Children and Grandchildren?

I’d like to talk about a difficult topic, depression – and what we may be teaching our children and grandchildren about revealing vulnerability. Or not teaching them. Read More

How a Low Functioning Thyroid Can Lead to Weight Gain After 50
1 week ago

How a Low Functioning Thyroid Can Lead to Weight Gain After 50

In a previous article I discussed the effects of estrogen on your body and subsequent weight gain. Then I followed with a discussion on cortisol, also known as the stress hormone. Read More

5 Tips for Continuing to Play Tennis as You Age
2 weeks ago

5 Tips for Continuing to Play Tennis as You Age

The older I get, the more I realize that age is no reason to stop playing sports. In fact, as the “golden years” sneak up on us (really, what are they anyway?) and the demands of family and employment lessen, we may have more time to participate. Read More

10 Steps to Improve Your Life After 50 Through Deliberate Breathing
3 weeks ago

10 Steps to Improve Your Life After 50 Through Deliberate Breathing

Anyone who has ever done Pilates or taken a Yoga class knows that one of the great benefits derived from those types of classes is the relaxation and sense of well-being that comes from an hour of deep, deliberate breathing. Read More

Falls Shatter Lives After 60: A Geriatrician Shares How to Stay Safe
3 weeks ago

Falls Shatter Lives After 60: A Geriatrician Shares How to Stay Safe

There’s nothing quite as embarrassing as falling ungracefully to the ground. It’s one of the signs of aging that we’d like to ignore and deny but there is hope. Please join us in conversation with Dr. Leslie Kernisan, a geriatrician who shares tips on maintaining balance as we age. Enjoy the show! Read More

These 4 Pillars of Longevity Support the Fountain of Youth
3 weeks ago

These 4 Pillars of Longevity Support the Fountain of Youth

Legend has it that the explorer Ponce de Leon wasn’t just looking to establish a Spanish colony in the new world; he was looking for the fountain of youth. And 500 years later, the search is still on. Read More