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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!

4 Reasons You May Have a Hard Time Losing Weight as You Age
3 weeks ago

4 Reasons You May Have a Hard Time Losing Weight as You Age

It’s essential for older adults to prioritize maintaining a healthy weight as they age but, clearly, many are struggling to comply with lifestyle changes that make this possible. Read More

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

A Sedentary Lifestyle Killed My Mom. Don’t Let This Happen to You!
3 weeks ago

A Sedentary Lifestyle Killed My Mom. Don’t Let This Happen to You!

Around her mid-60s, Mama decided that she had worked enough and she completely stopped. She embraced a sedentary lifestyle and spent the long days watching TV from her recliner or sleeping in her bed. Read More

Oops! Unexpected Gas and Other Midlife Tummy Troubles
3 weeks ago

Oops! Unexpected Gas and Other Midlife Tummy Troubles

Joanie confided to me that she was mortified on a fairly regular basis.

“Why is this happening to me?” she asked. “I’m sitting with friends at a restaurant and let out a toot when I stand up to leave. It’s funny but also very embarrassing. I try to pretend it’s the chair scraping on the tile floor, but they laugh and say it happens to them too.” Read More

Recipes of the Rich and Famous That You Can Make for Pennies
3 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

Exploring the Natural Alternatives to HRT After Menopause
4 weeks ago

Exploring the Natural Alternatives to HRT After Menopause

Blessed are the women who soar through menopause unscathed. Not all of us, however, are so lucky. There are about 38 different symptoms attributable to menopause. 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

Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis
4 weeks ago

Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis

We all know regular exercise is beneficial: mentally, physically and emotionally. We also know it can be hard to motivate ourselves sometimes, especially if we are dealing with the pain of osteoarthritis. Read More

The Secret Life of Weight Obsessed Women
4 weeks ago

The Secret Life of Weight Obsessed Women

Most people think it’s just skinny 16-year-olds that develop anorexia nervosa and teenagers of all sizes that develop bulimia. ED (eating disorder) is a restless lover, attracted to potential lovers of all ages. And he’s made great inroads with women in midlife and beyond. Read More

18 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Eat Healthy and Avoid Dieting After 60
4 weeks ago

18 Ridiculously Simple Ways to Eat Healthy and Avoid Dieting After 60

When actress Meryl Streep was recently asked to share her most important message for women, she kept it very simple: “Stop worrying about your weight.” Read More