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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!

Healthy Aging and Fat Consumption: The Good, the Debatable and the Ugly
2 years ago

Healthy Aging and Fat Consumption: The Good, the Debatable and the Ugly

Are you confused about the amounts and kinds of fat you should include in your diet? You’re not alone!

For decades, we have been advised to limit fats. But our bodies need certain types of fat throughout our lives. Read More

Endometrial Cancer: A Farewell Ceremony for My Uterus and Her Friends
2 years ago

Endometrial Cancer: A Farewell Ceremony for My Uterus and Her Friends

On the fifth long day after my biopsy, my gynecologist finally phoned. “Barbara,” Dr. Freid said, “the pathology report indicates early endometrial cancer.” Read More

6 Common Myths about Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s Disease
2 years ago

6 Common Myths about Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s Disease

Memory loss and its effects on a family are often misunderstood. Bringing clarity to the issue is vital to empowering you and those you care about to age well.

Here are 6 of the most common myths about memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease. Read More

The Benefits of Yoga for Seniors: Yoga for Osteoporosis
2 years ago

The Benefits of Yoga for Seniors: Yoga for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis poses a seeming contradiction for senior citizens trying to maintain bone health. Read More

Make Hugs, Not War! Do You Know the Benefits of Hugging?
2 years ago

Make Hugs, Not War! Do You Know the Benefits of Hugging?

Sometimes it is the simplest ideas that can make the biggest impact in our lives. For example, have you ever thought about the benefits of hugging? Hugs can increase our happiness and reduce the stress in our lives. They can also help to reinforce our most important social bonds. So, if hugs are so important, why aren’t we getting enough of them? Read More

What is the Best Home Exercise Equipment for Older Adults?
2 years ago

What is the Best Home Exercise Equipment for Older Adults?

I used to think that staying in shape was the same at any age. Until recently, I would have laughed at the concept of exercise equipment for older adults. After all, do older adults really have different needs when it comes to exercise equipment? Now, in my mid-60s, I am not laughing anymore! Read More

Home Remedies That Work (and Some That Don’t)
2 years ago

Home Remedies That Work (and Some That Don’t)

We’re practically drowning in home remedy advice these days. Everything we eat, drink or use on our bodies seems to be able to cure some ailment (or cause it – it can be difficult to tell).

The trouble, then, is knowing how to separate fact from fiction. Does green tea help prevent skin aging? Is Vaseline toxic? Should we really use coconut oil for everything? Read on and find out… Read More

Is Your Age Causing Your Sleep Problems? The Answer May Surprise You…
2 years ago

Is Your Age Causing Your Sleep Problems? The Answer May Surprise You…

After we reach our 60th birthday, it’s easy to blame our age for all of our problems. Feeling a little forgetful? That’s just a part of aging! Can’t lose those extra pounds? Don’t worry! It’s harder to lose weight after 60! Having trouble falling asleep at night? Deal with it! That’s what happens when you get a little older. Read More

Menopause Weight Gain: 4 Tips to Halt the Dreaded Middle-Age Spread
2 years ago

Menopause Weight Gain: 4 Tips to Halt the Dreaded Middle-Age Spread

In people’s younger years, they may have been coasting along, looking after themselves and maintaining a healthy body weight. Then they turned 50. All of a sudden, they find fat is being added to their body parts they never had to worry about before. Read More

Do You Believe in Anti-Aging Supplements? Which Ones Do You Use?
2 years ago

Do You Believe in Anti-Aging Supplements? Which Ones Do You Use?

Many of the women in our community have strong opinions about anti-aging supplements. Some of us believe that they are just a fancy excuse for pharmaceutical companies to help us part with our money. These women say that eating a healthy, balanced diet is all we need to do for our bodies. Read More

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