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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!

Possible vs. Inevitable: The Importance of Preventing Falls… and How to Do It!
2 hours ago

Possible vs. Inevitable: The Importance of Preventing Falls… and How to Do It!

Several weeks ago, a woman commented on an article I’d done about getting older vs. getting old. She told a story about taking a bad fall over a concrete curb, sitting there for a few moments, and then moving on. Read More

Get Fit, Have Fun and Make New Friends After 60
3 hours ago

Get Fit, Have Fun and Make New Friends After 60

Sounds too good to be true, right? But in all honesty, it is possible. Exercise is much more fun when we can make it a social event – and if food is involved, so much the better.

Here are 4 ways to make new friends and get fit, simultaneously: Read More

Tired of Yelling Over Your Meal? Here’s How to Find a Quiet Senior-Friendly Restaurant
2 days ago

Tired of Yelling Over Your Meal? Here’s How to Find a Quiet Senior-Friendly Restaurant

There are a few things in life that drive me bonkers. One is when people discard their notes on the sidewalk instead of the trash can. Or when a person lets the lobby door close in my face — blissfully unaware that I’m behind, intent on slowing him down a few precious seconds. Read More

When it Comes to Weight Loss After 60, You Have a Choice: Pleasure Now or Pleasure Later!
1 week ago

When it Comes to Weight Loss After 60, You Have a Choice: Pleasure Now or Pleasure Later!

Pleasure is defined as “a feeling of happy satisfaction and enjoyment.”

When it comes to living well, what gives you pleasure? Is it feeling good, having energy, being connected to people and things you care about? I’m guessing these are the things that give most of us pleasure. Read More

Want to Reduce Stress? Stop Thinking and Start Breathing!
1 week ago

Want to Reduce Stress? Stop Thinking and Start Breathing!

If you are trying to reduce stress, you may be overthinking the problem. That’s the conclusion that I came to after talking with hundreds of women in our community. Read More

How to Take Charge of Your Own Personal Diet Plan After 60
2 weeks ago

How to Take Charge of Your Own Personal Diet Plan After 60

Most diet systems present one approach that is supposed to work for everyone. They recommend specific changes in foods to eat and the way to eat them, sometimes with extensive amounts of supplements, and often schedules and routines for exercise. Read More

5 Guideposts for Developing Patience and Reducing Stress After 60
2 weeks ago

5 Guideposts for Developing Patience and Reducing Stress After 60

Decades ago, I decided that it would be my major intention in life to develop more patience. As a result, I am always mindful of my pre-disposition to lose patience with people, places, things, and most of all, grocery store check-out lines. Read More

Save BIG on Your Health Care Costs in Retirement, Feel Happier and Live Longer
2 weeks ago

Save BIG on Your Health Care Costs in Retirement, Feel Happier and Live Longer

This is not an article about how to trick the Medicare system. I’m not going to suggest that you move abroad to save money on your health care costs. I don’t have a multi-level marketing (MLM) program for you to join or a magic pill that will suddenly solve all of your financial problems. I also can’t help the fact that many of your health care costs will be unavoidable, no matter how much you take care of yourself. Read More

The Real Danger of Our Medicines and Their Impact on Our Moods and Aggression
2 weeks ago

The Real Danger of Our Medicines and Their Impact on Our Moods and Aggression

For those of you who are fans of good chick movies, Fried Green Tomatoes is one of my favorites. The inimitable Kathy Bates has one of the best scenes in the entire film, when she slams her car into someone else’s and shouts “I have insurance!!!” Read More

Let’s Ban the Term “Senior Moment”
2 weeks ago

Let’s Ban the Term “Senior Moment”

In the midst of choosing a piece of music, my dance instructor forgot which dance we were about to work on. He said he was having a “senior moment.” Given he’s all of 30, that was ludicrous, of course, but it totally got my hackles up. Saying ‘senior moment’ to me, a senior, is not acceptable. Read More

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