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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!

Simple Rules for Better Brain Health – Interview with John Medina (Video)
4 years ago

Simple Rules for Better Brain Health – Interview with John Medina (Video)

In this episode of the Sixty and Me Show I speak with the amazing brain scientist and best-selling author of Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina. He is the Director of the Brain Centre for Research at Seattle Pacific University and on the faculty at the University of Washington. His passion for the human brain is infectious and stimulating! Read More

3 Surprising Health Benefits of Yoga for Seniors
4 years ago

3 Surprising Health Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

Medical research is still in the process of scientifically validating all of the health benefits of the 5,000-year old practice of yoga. However, medical evidence has already established that yoga offers specific benefits related to some health conditions. If you still classify yoga as “that thing my daughter does to stretch and relax”, you may be surprised at how valuable role yoga can play in health care. Yoga can reduce symptoms and improve overall wellness for people with serious and/or chronic illnesses. Here’s just a brief summary of what yoga can do for your health.
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What are the Health Benefits of Green Tea for Women Over 60?
4 years ago

What are the Health Benefits of Green Tea for Women Over 60?

Tea is one of the most ancient and most-traded commodities in the world. Every culture has its own traditions and heritage surrounding tea – such as my native England’s “tea time” or the tea houses of the Middle East, or the ritual “tea ceremony” of Japan. But, drinking tea is much more than a cultural pastime.  Read More

Better Memory and Brain Fitness – Cynthia Green (Video)
4 years ago

Better Memory and Brain Fitness – Cynthia Green (Video)

In this episode of the Sixty and Me Show, I speak with the dynamic Dr. Cynthia Green, one of America’s foremost memory fitness and brain health experts. She shares with us how we can preserve our memory and maintain our mental agility and brain health as we grow older. Read More

Fitness Over 60 for Complete Beginners
4 years ago

Fitness Over 60 for Complete Beginners

Women everywhere are challenging stereotypes and creating a new definition of aging. We are embracing fitness over 60 and looking for new ways to stay healthy – in mind, body, and spirit. Getting older used to mean inevitable physical weakness and mental decline. However, new research shows that women can stay healthy and get stronger and mentally sharp as they get older. Read More

Wondering How to Have More Energy After 60? Try These 6 Ideas
4 years ago

Wondering How to Have More Energy After 60? Try These 6 Ideas

As women over 60, we often talk a lot about how positive and optimistic we feel about life, how excited we are to experience this next stage of our journeys, and how much we still want to accomplish and contribute in the world… but do you ever just feel really, really tired? Read More

6 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Women Over 60
4 years ago

6 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Women Over 60

Why is it that we all know exercise is essential to a long and healthy life, yet only 32% of us over 60 regularly exercise? Nobel laureate, Daniel Kahneman, explains that we’re wired to take the easiest way to any goal, and as we age, we tend to further let ourselves off the hook. We’re going to have to trick ourselves into Read More

6 Healthy Snack Ideas for Treats You Can Make Yourself
4 years ago

6 Healthy Snack Ideas for Treats You Can Make Yourself

Sometimes all you need is just a little snack. Now that you don’t have to make a big meal for a growing family, it’s nice to have some little treats around that you can graze on when you need to. The important thing is Read More

Afraid of Alzheimer’s Disease? Here’s Something You Can Do About It!
4 years ago

Afraid of Alzheimer’s Disease? Here’s Something You Can Do About It!

In the Digital Age where almost everyone has access to the Internet, we can be bombarded with information. A Google search for the statistics related to the risk of developing Alzheimer’s in your lifetime returns over 3 million results. Read More

What are the Health Benefits of Massage for Women Over 60? You May be Surprised!
4 years ago

What are the Health Benefits of Massage for Women Over 60? You May be Surprised!

Massage therapy is so much more than a way to relax. It restores physical vitality and mobility, encourages relaxation and an optimistic outlook, and offers a sense of being compassionately cared for.

As we age our bodies require more tender loving care than ever before, so we need to honor that by appreciating the benefits of massage and the importance of touch after 60. Regular massage can also offer medical benefits beyond relaxation that we may not have considered. Here are just a few of the health benefits of massage for women over 60. Read More