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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!

5 Practical Memory Tips for Older Adults
2 hours ago

5 Practical Memory Tips for Older Adults

Where did I leave my keys? What did I come here to buy? What’s her name?

As we go through life, we need to remember many things. Though this may seem harder as we grow older, it isn’t necessarily so. Read More

The Fearless Fitness After 50 Checklist
1 day 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

How to Manage Stress at Any Age: Keep Calm and Carry On!
4 days ago

How to Manage Stress at Any Age: Keep Calm and Carry On!

A few years ago, we adopted a sweet Australian Shepherd puppy and named him London. London was a joy most of the time but sometimes he was a complete terror. We worked hard to train him, but from time to time, I found myself yelling. “London, come here!” “London, leave your sister alone!” “London don’t eat that!” Read More

How to Strengthen Your Immune System and Protect Yourself Against Sepsis
6 days ago

How to Strengthen Your Immune System and Protect Yourself Against Sepsis

I was both shocked and saddened when a friend’s mother recently passed after developing sepsis from a urinary tract infection – a common and treatable bacterial infection. Read More

Stayin’ Alive: How Music May Influence Your Medical Treatment
1 week ago

Stayin’ Alive: How Music May Influence Your Medical Treatment

When John Travolta first came strutting down a New York Street 40 years ago in the opening scene of Saturday Night Fever, the film that helped lunch the international disco craze, you can be sure his movements started a lot of female hearts pounding rapidly. Read More

Do You Worry About Growing Older Alone? Here’s What to Do About it!
1 week ago

Do You Worry About Growing Older Alone? Here’s What to Do About it!

Women are worriers by nature. We worry about our families, our friends and our future. Those of us who live alone have learned to be independent – but that doesn’t stop us from worrying about the years ahead. Read More

How to Relax and Relieve Stress with Your Very Own Home Retreat
1 week ago

How to Relax and Relieve Stress with Your Very Own Home Retreat

Going on an organised retreat can be expensive and involve travel. To save both cash and time you can set up a retreat for yourself – and maybe a friend or two – and enjoy a relaxed time of self-nurturing without leaving home. Read More

Over 50? Maybe it’s Time to Upgrade Your Tooth Brushing Technique!
2 weeks ago

Over 50? Maybe it’s Time to Upgrade Your Tooth Brushing Technique!

You’ve done it every day of your life, but when is the last time you thought about your tooth brushing routine?

Are you still following the brushing instructions you were given for cleaning a youthful mouth some 30 or even 60 years ago? Read More

6 Ways to Overcome the Betrayal of the Body After 60
2 weeks ago

6 Ways to Overcome the Betrayal of the Body After 60

In my mind and heart I still feel like I can do what I did when I was 30. But it’s just not true. I hung up my tennis shoes a decade ago because the discs in my back are degenerating and they won’t take the pounding anymore. My body has betrayed me. Read More

Want a Healthy Aging Cure with no Side Effects? Try Meditation!
2 weeks ago

Want a Healthy Aging Cure with no Side Effects? Try Meditation!

My 60th year has been the busiest of my life. Before it’s over, I will have moved twice, put the heat to a back-burner passion, refreshed important friendships, picked up a new musical instrument and increased my income by improving my habits. Read More