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Getting Older

Getting older isn’t a popular concept. There are so many aging stereotypes and myths, that many of us grow up fearing our 50th or 60th birthdays. In reality, getting older can be a blessing. For starters, the older you get, the better you know yourself. In addition, you finally have the time to explore your passions. Let’s explore and celebrate the aging process together!

When it Comes to Happiness and Longevity, Don’t Forget the Power of a Smile
2 months ago

When it Comes to Happiness and Longevity, Don’t Forget the Power of a Smile

You know how some people absolutely radiate happiness? How just being around them, even for a minute, can make you happy too?
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Positive Post Surgery Care: 5 Tips for Surviving and Thriving After Your Treatment
2 months ago

Positive Post Surgery Care: 5 Tips for Surviving and Thriving After Your Treatment

When I woke from surgery for breast cancer there was a painting of a dragonfly on the ceiling above my bed. One ritual I developed to help myself prepare for surgery was to walk on the beach daily. Read More

How to Have More Energy After 60… According to Toddlers
3 months ago

How to Have More Energy After 60… According to Toddlers

I often hear grandparents say, “I love spending time with the toddler grands but am glad to give them back to their parents at the end of the day. I’m exhausted, they have so much energy!” Read More

Fighting Invisible Time Bandits: Get the Most from the Time You Have Left
3 months ago

Fighting Invisible Time Bandits: Get the Most from the Time You Have Left

By  •  Mindset

I have a love/hate relationship with time. I used to feel like I had all the time I needed. It could drag on forever. Or maybe that was only true when I was five.

Around the age of 50, I started telling myself a scary story, the one where I’m running out of time. Read More

3 Ways to Incorporate Ancient Bathing Rituals in Your Beauty Routine After 60
3 months ago

3 Ways to Incorporate Ancient Bathing Rituals in Your Beauty Routine After 60

There is a certain ripeness that comes with age that can only blossom when nourished properly, inside and out. Read More

Melatonin and Aging: How It Can Help with Memory and Longevity?
3 months ago

Melatonin and Aging: How It Can Help with Memory and Longevity?

What is aging? Volumes have been written on the subject, but our understanding of it, while constantly growing, is still hazy.

However, if pressed to summarize the underlying process on the level of the cell, scientists would agree that many aging-related processes seem to share one underlying theme: inflammation. Read More

Taking Antibiotics? Be Sure to Protect your Digestive System!
3 months ago

Taking Antibiotics? Be Sure to Protect your Digestive System!

Antibiotic use in the United States is among the highest in the world. In fact, this class of drugs is prescribed to four out of five Americans every year. They are an effective treatment and prevention for a variety of bacterial infections ranging from pneumonia to UTIs. And most of us have taken antibiotics at some point in our lives. Read More

Finding a Location that Makes Aging in Place Comfortable
3 months ago

Finding a Location that Makes Aging in Place Comfortable

By  •  Lifestyle

Is it just me or does everyone who grows older alone think about the current circumstances and ask, How can I create a safe and independent lifestyle?
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Will You Live to 100? Here’s How to Find Out
3 months ago

Will You Live to 100? Here’s How to Find Out

Knowing I want to eat chocolate cake at my 100th birthday party, I decide it’s time to check my odds of living so long. A quick web search later, I’m staring at an online quiz. Read More

6 Silly Myths About Aging… and What to Do About Them!

Are older women invisible? Do we abandon intimacy when we turn 60? Are we behind the times or afraid of technology? Of course not! But, these are just a few of the many myths about aging that are prevalent in society. Today, I want to share 6 silly myths about aging and encourage everyone in the community to fight back against them. We are stronger together! Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More