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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!

How to Live to 100 – 11 Practical Tips You Can Apply Today (#2 Will Make You Feel Better!)
3 years ago

How to Live to 100 – 11 Practical Tips You Can Apply Today (#2 Will Make You Feel Better!)

Do you want to know how to live to 100? Or, do you perhaps want to live to 110 and become a super-centenarian? It may sound unlikely, but, according to the UK Government Actuary’s Department, babies born in just thirty years’ time will have an average life expectancy of 150!  Read More

Dealing with Insomnia? The Middle of the Night is a Great Time for Creativity
3 years ago

Dealing with Insomnia? The Middle of the Night is a Great Time for Creativity

When insomnia began to ruin this happy sleeper’s nights, I tossed and turned for hours. After a few months of misery, I figured out it’s best to do what the experts suggest: Get up. Read More

Do You Have a “Big Fat Greek” Family? Living Alone Later in Life Can Be Hazardous to Your Health
3 years ago

Do You Have a “Big Fat Greek” Family? Living Alone Later in Life Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

My husband and I just watched, “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.” Don’t listen to the less than flattering reviews – we were both rolling on the floor laughing. There is something about watching a big, loud, messy and interconnected family that triggers a primal wistfulness or a sweet nostalgia. Read More

10 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally (#6 is SO Tasty!)
3 years ago

10 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally (#6 is SO Tasty!)

Are you among the one in three adults who have a high blood pressure? If so, taking your prescribed medication every day is vitally important for your long-term health. You probably don’t have any obvious symptoms, but this is one of the most important conditions your doctor will screen you for. Read More

How Mindfulness Can Help with Healthy Aging
3 years ago

How Mindfulness Can Help with Healthy Aging

Recently, I came home to find my 23-year-old son sitting in our backyard with his eyes closed, legs crossed – meditating. Read More

Can Healthy Fats Help You to Experience Healthy Aging?
3 years ago

Can Healthy Fats Help You to Experience Healthy Aging?

For decades, the conventional wisdom was that eating fat made us fat. As a result, food manufacturers went wild with refined carbohydrates and sugar, seeking to make low-fat foods more palatable. Now, it’s understood that it’s those foods that make us fat. Read More

Why Bikes and Retirees Are a Perfect Match
3 years ago

Why Bikes and Retirees Are a Perfect Match

Retirees face a litany of unique challenges including staying in shape, keeping mobile, maintaining social connections and much more. While these issues could hinder someone of any age, the older we get, the more trying they can be: injuries from years ago flare up, tired bones creak and worn down joints get weary. Read More

Why Sleep is Important for Your Happiness as an Older Adult
3 years ago

Why Sleep is Important for Your Happiness as an Older Adult

Do you want to be happier? It’s so easy, you can do it with your eyes closed. Literally. Good sleep is essential to positivity. This is especially true for those of us in our 50s and 60s, who have a tendency to suffer from more sleep problems than we did when we were younger. Read More

Can a “Worry Diary” Help You to Get Better Sleep After 60? You Bet!
3 years ago

Can a “Worry Diary” Help You to Get Better Sleep After 60? You Bet!

Have you ever noticed that all of your problems seem worse at night? I have! There have been times in my life when I have laid in bed for hours, tormented by my past and anxious about the future. I’m sure that this is a common experience for many of the women in our community. Read More