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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!

Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease at 50 and Beyond
1 month ago

Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease at 50 and Beyond

Around the world, nearly seven million people die of coronary heart disease every year. And despite the continuing advancements in surgery, diagnostic techniques, and pharmaceutical interventions, that number keeps going up. Read More

Balance for Seniors: 600,000+ Seniors Die from Falls Each Year… Don’t Be a Statistic!
1 month ago

Balance for Seniors: 600,000+ Seniors Die from Falls Each Year… Don’t Be a Statistic!

“I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” If you’re an older woman who dreads experiencing that TV commercial as a real-life drama, you’re not alone. In today’s video, Dr. Sarah Brewer and Margaret Manning share insights into why losing our balance and falling after 60 is such a problem for us – and tips to prevent it. Read on and don’t forget to watch the video! Read More

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

11 Small-Step Ideas for Healthy Weight Loss After 60
1 month ago

11 Small-Step Ideas for Healthy Weight Loss After 60

No matter our age, it’s hard not to think about how 5 or 10 fewer pounds might make us happy. It can mean the difference in a dress size. It can be a boost to self-esteem. Read More

Concerned About Osteoporosis After 60? Try These 4 Simple Tips for Building Hip Bone Density
1 month ago

Concerned About Osteoporosis After 60? Try These 4 Simple Tips for Building Hip Bone Density

Osteoporosis is a bone disease in which the density and quality of bone is reduced. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis affects 200 million women throughout the world. Read More

Is Your Bath Water Unhealthy? Tips for Neutralizing Toxins in Your Tub
1 month ago

Is Your Bath Water Unhealthy? Tips for Neutralizing Toxins in Your Tub

When you’ve had a mentally stressful day, a warm bath is a fabulous way to unwind. Some days you may have pushed your body a bit too much overdoing it in the yard, trying to keep up with the grandkids at the park, or engaging in a new activity your muscles weren’t used to. Read More

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

Manifest Your Wellbeing with the Power of Pink
1 month ago

Manifest Your Wellbeing with the Power of Pink

In the heyday of my interior design career, I noticed that many mature women surrounded themselves with pink. Consultations took me into the homes of women in their 60’s and 70’s who lived alone. Read More

Exercise for Over 60 Women: It’s Better if You Hate it!
1 month ago

Exercise for Over 60 Women: It’s Better if You Hate it!

I’ve always had a sneaking suspicion that some people were more “cut out” for exercise than others. At school there were those who loved Physical Education lessons and those who dreaded them. Read More

Happy Brain, Healthy Heart = Happy Heart, Healthy Brain
1 month 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