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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 Balance the 6 Dimensions of Wellness in Your Life After 60
4 weeks ago

How to Balance the 6 Dimensions of Wellness in Your Life After 60

How balanced is your Wellness Wheel? Are you missing a spoke?

Some time ago I introduced the concept of creating a personal Vitality Portfolio® just like you would a financial portfolio. This involves creating a vitality plan, balancing vitality assets (wellness, core and functional) and making regular deposits. Read More

Why You Crave Comfort Foods Over the Holidays… and How to Fight Back
4 weeks ago

Why You Crave Comfort Foods Over the Holidays… and How to Fight Back

When it comes to weight loss, the holiday season usually spells disaster. Many of my clients share with me that between all the stress and all the sugar they would prefer to just fast forward to the month of March! Read More

Stuck Inside this Winter? Here Are 5 Fun and Easy Ways to Stay Active!
4 weeks ago

Stuck Inside this Winter? Here Are 5 Fun and Easy Ways to Stay Active!

With winter on the way, staying active becomes increasingly hard to do. Between preparing for the holidays and the higher likelihood of severe weather, many of our favorite walking groups will part ways until the next spring season. Read More

8 Ways to Make Sure Your Weight Loss Journey After 60 Successful
1 month ago

8 Ways to Make Sure Your Weight Loss Journey After 60 Successful

Have you ever wondered why some women are successful in their weight loss journeys, and why some are not? Or perhaps your friends rave over a program that they love, but you find yourself failing after the first 48 hours. Read More

Healthy Eating During Holidays: 5 Ways to Stay on Track This Year
1 month ago

Healthy Eating During Holidays: 5 Ways to Stay on Track This Year

As a child, I wanted nothing more than to sit with the grown-ups at the holiday table. But as the oldest of my four cousins and one brother, that was not possible. I was the designated President of the Little Table; the gatekeeper, if you will, between the two worlds. Read More

Hosting a Party? Don’t Make Your Guests Sick
1 month ago

Hosting a Party? Don’t Make Your Guests Sick

When I host a party, I do my best to provide a variety of foods to allow my guests to choose at least a couple of options that meet their nutritional restrictions. I also ask my guests what food allergies or sensitivities they have so that I can make sure I avoid them. Read More

How I Lost Weight on My Cruise
1 month ago

How I Lost Weight on My Cruise

All you ever hear from people is how much weight they gained during their cruise. “The food was so good,” they groan. They ate like crazy and now they have to diet.

Well, I’m here to report that I went on a cruise and lost weight. Hah! Read More

The Pro-Aging Health Benefits of Cocoa and Chocolate
1 month ago

The Pro-Aging Health Benefits of Cocoa and Chocolate

How often do healthy foods actually taste good? The answer for me sits somewhere between “not often” and “never.” And then, there is cocoa. Not only is it delicious, cocoa is also packed with anti-aging goodness. No wonder that it has been named ‘the drink of the gods.’ Read More

Reducing Stress in Your 60s: Capturing a Moment of Rest Through Music
1 month ago

Reducing Stress in Your 60s: Capturing a Moment of Rest Through Music

Have you ever been so tired that a stop light seemed like a blessing? You close your eyes for just a second and take a deep breath, trying to catch a wisp of the tiniest second – or maybe third wind? Read More

Easy Dinner Recipes That Can Last a Second or Third Day
1 month ago

Easy Dinner Recipes That Can Last a Second or Third Day

A favorite issue among retirees today is the difficulty of cooking for just two people. For the most part, I find it easy to cook for two, maybe because my husband is a big eater. He is not fat though – I just serve a ton of veggies, and he eats everything. Read More