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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!

There’s More to Healthy Bones Than Calcium!
3 weeks ago

There’s More to Healthy Bones Than Calcium!

What framing is to a building, that’s what bones are to our bodies – a support system that shapes them and gives us the ability to move. Read More

Don’t Wait! Here Are 5 Ways to Take Charge of Your Health After 50
3 weeks ago

Don’t Wait! Here Are 5 Ways to Take Charge of Your Health After 50

For many years, I suffered pain in my joints, insomnia and bouts of gastric distress. I was overweight and stressed.

I talked to my doctor about my pain and symptoms, and her response was, “Lois, you’re getting older. It’s osteoarthritis. And people start to sleep less as they get older. Get more exercise. It might help.” Read More

Which Comes First, Happiness or Weight Loss After 60?
3 weeks ago

Which Comes First, Happiness or Weight Loss After 60?

When I start working with a woman who wants to lose weight, I always ask her why. What will be different when you reach your weight goal? Read More

How to Adopt Healthy Eating Habits When You’re Only Cooking for One or Two
3 weeks ago

How to Adopt Healthy Eating Habits When You’re Only Cooking for One or Two

Most of us at this stage in life are living in a downsized family. That is, it’s usually just us or perhaps us and a spouse or significant other. But have you noticed that many food ingredients, recipes and even baking pans are sized for many more diners? This can make adopting healthy eating habits difficult. Read More

Happy Brain, Healthy Heart = Happy Heart, Healthy Brain
3 weeks ago

Happy Brain, Healthy Heart = Happy Heart, Healthy Brain

“You have to meet Miss Fiona!” my friend gushed, knowing my passion for celebrating dynamic, thriving seniors. “She’s truly amazing!” Read More

The Number One Healthy Aging Question Your Doctor Probably Isn’t Asking
4 weeks ago

The Number One Healthy Aging Question Your Doctor Probably Isn’t Asking

If you look at the landscape of American advertising, it’s easy to see what ails us. Commercials paint an unflattering picture of our collective health. Read More

Trouble Sleeping After 60? It May be Too Hot (or Cold) in the Bedroom
4 weeks ago

Trouble Sleeping After 60? It May be Too Hot (or Cold) in the Bedroom

Sleep is a mysterious process.

For hours a day, we are whisked away to a magical world, fueled by our subconscious. As a result, we have a tendency to think of sleep as being out of our control. Read More

Recipes of the Rich and Famous That You Can Make for Pennies
4 weeks ago

Recipes of the Rich and Famous That You Can Make for Pennies

Welcome to another installment of how to live like a millionaire on a retirement budget.

The recipe ideas I want to share with you are served at the finest restaurants for hefty prices. They may not even be that good either, because as we know, money and quality don’t always add up. Read More

Can Breathing Exercises Give You a Healthy Aging Boost? You Bet!
4 weeks ago

Can Breathing Exercises Give You a Healthy Aging Boost? You Bet!

Could something as simple as doing breathing exercises help you to get more from life after 60? The answer is almost certainly yes!

For most of our lives, we have a tendency to take our bodies for granted. In our 20s and 30s, we barely even notice that it is there – or, at the very least we don’t appreciate it as much as we should! Read More

Struggling to Maintain Your Weight After 50? Try These 9 Tips!
1 month ago

Struggling to Maintain Your Weight After 50? Try These 9 Tips!

Keeping off extra pounds is a constant battle for most post-menopausal women. No matter what type of diet we follow – vegetarian, vegan, paleo, gluten-free – the challenge of warding off those unwanted pounds remains. The secret to overcoming this challenge lies in our daily habits and behaviors.
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