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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 Organize Your Medicine Cabinet for Safety and Convenience
3 days ago

How to Organize Your Medicine Cabinet for Safety and Convenience

If one of your New Year’s intentions is to get more organized, one place you might be thinking of starting is your medicine cabinet. Read More

5 Powerful Reasons to Give Bone Broth a Try
4 days ago

5 Powerful Reasons to Give Bone Broth a Try

Bone broth, which is basically soup broth, has been around for centuries. Our ancestors used to keep a pot of broth over the fires to use in making meals. Making bone broth was a way of using every part of an animal so that nothing was wasted. It was an inexpensive and versatile source of nutrients. Read More

3 Reasons to Not Go on a Diet if You Want to Lose Weight After 60
1 week ago

3 Reasons to Not Go on a Diet if You Want to Lose Weight After 60

I attended a conference in December where Meryl Streep was asked what advice she would give the 11,000 attendees.

Without a moment’s hesitation she said, “Stop worrying about your weight. Women lose way too much of their energy worrying about their weight. They could be using that energy for far better things.” Read More

4 Ways to Power Up Your Brain Health After 60
1 week ago

4 Ways to Power Up Your Brain Health After 60

It’s always made me wonder why things we’ve been doing our entire lives seem to take on a new meaning after a certain age. Read More

5 Nutrition Suggestions for Healthy Aging
2 weeks ago

5 Nutrition Suggestions for Healthy Aging

Last year, Jane Fonda proudly announced that she had put on some weight, and that she was looking better. She said growing up, she was told it was a choice between her ‘ass or her face,’ but now she’s getting complements on both. Read More

5 Tips to Help You Relax at Any Time of the Year
2 weeks ago

5 Tips to Help You Relax at Any Time of the Year

These are five simple tips that I use regularly to help me unwind after a busy day. If you have trouble switching off after a long day at work or have trouble sleeping at night, feel free to try them for yourself. Read More

How Knowing Your Insulin Levels Can Help You Prevent More than Diabetes After 60
2 weeks ago

How Knowing Your Insulin Levels Can Help You Prevent More than Diabetes After 60

As boomers, we’re used to having our blood glucose levels measured during our annual physicals. After all, our risk for developing diabetes increases with age. Many of us now know our A1C levels as well as our cholesterol, iron and calcium levels. Read More

Are You Sabotaging Your New Year’s Healthy Eating Resolution with Artificial Sweeteners?
2 weeks ago

Are You Sabotaging Your New Year’s Healthy Eating Resolution with Artificial Sweeteners?

It is that time of year again when you may be focusing on eating healthier. One way to accomplish this goal is avoiding, as much as possible, ‘empty calories,’ i.e., foods that are high in calories and low in nutrients your body needs to stay healthy. Read More

Let Go of the Heavy Luggage of Excess Weight After 50
3 weeks ago

Let Go of the Heavy Luggage of Excess Weight After 50

Do you remember the days before some brilliant innovator built a suitcase with wheels? I walked across three terminals with my luggage the other day and was so grateful for those wheels. Read More

5 Foods That Naturally Lower Cholesterol for Women Over 60
3 weeks ago

5 Foods That Naturally Lower Cholesterol for Women Over 60

For millions of Americans, taking statins – medications like Lipitor and Crestor – to lower cholesterol has become the norm. However, these drugs, while they work, can come with significant side effects. Read More