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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.

It’s Time to Rethink the “an Aspirin-a-Day for Heart Health” Strategy
5 hours ago

It’s Time to Rethink the “an Aspirin-a-Day for Heart Health” Strategy

Aspirin is probably one of the safest, most used, and well-known painkillers and anti-inflammatory medications around. Most of us grew up with it in the family medicine cabinet. Read More

The Eyes Have it! 4 Common Age-Related Eye Problems and How to Fix Them
1 day ago

The Eyes Have it! 4 Common Age-Related Eye Problems and How to Fix Them

If you’re over 50, you’ve likely noticed changes in your vision from just 5 or 10 years ago. Aging eyes come with a host of problems for most of us. Some can be prevented and, for those that can’t, there are things you can do to minimize the effects. Read More

3 Ways for Older Women to Avoid Holiday Hazards with a Mindful Approach
6 days ago

3 Ways for Older Women to Avoid Holiday Hazards with a Mindful Approach

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The holidays are here. The weather is cold in the Northern Hemisphere and expectations for a joyous season run high. Gatherings with loved ones, happy times, visions of sugarplums may dance in your head or fill you with longing for days past. Read More

10 Flu Prevention Tips for Seniors: What to Do When Your Partner Is Sick
2 weeks ago

10 Flu Prevention Tips for Seniors: What to Do When Your Partner Is Sick

Flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter months, and adults over 65 are typically more susceptible to complications. Read More

Having Trouble Sticking with Balance Exercises for Seniors? This One Trick Will Help!
2 weeks ago

Having Trouble Sticking with Balance Exercises for Seniors? This One Trick Will Help!

Just like exercise and good nutrition, we all know that balance exercises for seniors are important. As a 70-year-old woman, I don’t consider myself “old” and I certainly don’t feel like a “senior” but I also understand that I am getting to an age where falls are a very real danger. Read More

What Role Does “Good” Cholesterol Play in Maintaining Health in Our 60s? You May Be Surprised!
2 weeks ago

What Role Does “Good” Cholesterol Play in Maintaining Health in Our 60s? You May Be Surprised!

As far back as I can remember, conventional wisdom has been that the higher our HDL cholesterol levels, the less we and our healthcare providers had to be concerned about our ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol levels. Read More

Want to Achieve Healthy Aging? This Doctor Says it’s as Easy as M-E-S-H
3 weeks ago

Want to Achieve Healthy Aging? This Doctor Says it’s as Easy as M-E-S-H

Society is full of suggestions and opinions on ageing and the changes we should make as we get older. But what should we really be doing as we try to embrace healthy ageing? Join us in conversation with geriatrician Dr. Bill Thomas who has four great points to what he believes matters most. Enjoy the show! Read More

How to Avoid Getting Sick Over the Holidays: 2 Simple Tips for Women Over 55
3 weeks ago

How to Avoid Getting Sick Over the Holidays: 2 Simple Tips for Women Over 55

Ever wonder why, especially in the years after 55, it never fails that you get sick over the holidays? You are barely holding on and then everything hits the wall, including you. Read More

I’ll Take Mine Black: A Coffee Adventure for Mature Women with Strong Hearts
3 weeks ago

I’ll Take Mine Black: A Coffee Adventure for Mature Women with Strong Hearts

“I love coffee, I love tea. I love the boys, and the boys love me.”

I chanted that silly jump-rope jingle hundreds of times on the Oak Knoll Playground, certain that I’d never acquire a taste for either coffee or tea. Little did I know.

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Falls Shatter Lives After 60: A Geriatrician Shares How to Stay Safe
1 month ago

Falls Shatter Lives After 60: A Geriatrician Shares How to Stay Safe

There’s nothing quite as embarrassing as falling ungracefully to the ground. It’s one of the signs of aging that we’d like to ignore and deny but there is hope. Please join us in conversation with Dr. Leslie Kernisan, a geriatrician who shares tips on maintaining balance as we age. Enjoy the show! Read More