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Healthy Aging

What is the key to healthy aging? Do you have a have good genes to live to be 100? Or, will some combination of fitness, supplements, vitamins, food and medicine do the trick? Find out here.

3 Tips for Recovering from a Fall and Finding Your Confidence Again
5 days ago

3 Tips for Recovering from a Fall and Finding Your Confidence Again

Winter truly is a beautiful season! White fresh snow covers the ground and the sun glistens on icicles hanging on tree branches and windows. And there is nothing quite like curling up with a cup of tea and a warm blanket to peer out at the wintry scene. Read More

6 Surprising Ways Herbal Remedies Can Benefit Your Body After 60
3 weeks ago

6 Surprising Ways Herbal Remedies Can Benefit Your Body After 60

When I begin a conversation about the benefits of herbs and herb oils for the body, people unfamiliar with my work assume I am talking about a culinary approach.

They are partly correct. Herbs do offer texture to dishes and add flavor, but they also have a myriad of benefits for the human body. Read More

3 Ways a Worry Diary Can Contribute to Healthy Aging After 60
1 month ago

3 Ways a Worry Diary Can Contribute to Healthy Aging After 60

Many women, myself included, are worriers. For our entire lives, we worry about the people close to us – our children, friends, spouse and parents.

Then, as we reach our 60s and 70s, our worries seem to multiply. All of a sudden, we start to worry about how we are going to live on a pension. Many of us become concerned about our health. Then, there are less tangible worries, such as how we are going to find meaning in our lives after 60. Read More

5 Common Symptoms of Menopause and What to Do About Them
2 months ago

5 Common Symptoms of Menopause and What to Do About Them

Recently I hosted a 6-day online summit for women in the menopause. This summit explored how 15 women found relief by making simple diet and lifestyle changes. Read More

3 Shocking Things About Senior Health Care and the Healthcare Industry
3 months ago

3 Shocking Things About Senior Health Care and the Healthcare Industry

In the last two weeks, I have had multiple encounters with the health care system and conversations with colleagues that shook my core, even as a grizzled 30-year health professional.

What I am about to write certainly does not apply to the whole industry. Generalizations never do. But their tone should be a warning. Read More

How to Get the Best Deal on a Medicare Supplement Policy
3 months ago

How to Get the Best Deal on a Medicare Supplement Policy

If you are on Original Medicare, it pays only 80% of covered services. A Medicare Supplement Policy, Medigap, helps pay some of the costs Original Medicare doesn’t cover, such as deductibles, copayments and coinsurance. Read More

Your Most Important Medicare Part D Questions Answered
4 months ago

Your Most Important Medicare Part D Questions Answered

Most Medicare Advantage Plans include prescription drug coverage. With Original Medicare, you need to enroll in a Part D plan to obtain drug coverage. Read More

Menopause: Easing the Next Step in Life’s Journey
4 months ago

Menopause: Easing the Next Step in Life’s Journey

Menopause is a natural stage of life, albeit sometimes one that shocks women when they reach it.

This can be due to the fact that menopause is rarely discussed and we tend to forget it exists until it actually affects us. Also, many women think that they are still too young to be entering the menopause phase, when in reality they are not. Read More

Medicare Open Enrollment Period is Fast Approaching. Here’s What You Need to Know!
4 months ago

Medicare Open Enrollment Period is Fast Approaching. Here’s What You Need to Know!

It’s that time again for Medicare recipients who want to make changes in your Medicare health and drug plans for 2017. You can make changes only between October 15 and December 7. Read More

Could You Afford Living to 100?
4 months ago

Could You Afford Living to 100?

Over the last century, we have seen life expectancy rise dramatically. According to the CDC, if you were 60 years old in 1911, you could expect to live about 15 years longer. Now, the average 60-year-old woman will, on average, live 24 years. Read More