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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.

How Building Trust with Your Doctor Can Improve Treatment Outcomes
1 week ago

How Building Trust with Your Doctor Can Improve Treatment Outcomes

I come from a family of medical professionals. So, it’s no surprise that my belief and trust in the medical profession, and those who practice it, has always been high. Read More

6 Powerful Supplements for Women Over 60… Number 5 Will Surprise You
1 week ago

6 Powerful Supplements for Women Over 60… Number 5 Will Surprise You

While diet should always come first, there are some supplements that provide additional benefits that can be difficult to obtain from food alone – especially if you are eating less to lose weight, if you have a reduced appetite or are avoiding certain foods due to intolerances. Read More

4 Simple Ways to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk and Improve Breast Health After 60
2 weeks ago

4 Simple Ways to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk and Improve Breast Health After 60

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the US. While breast cancer screening is crucial for all women, it’s especially necessary for those women in their 60s and beyond. Read More

How Summer Helped Me to Get Ready for Fall and Winter
3 weeks ago

How Summer Helped Me to Get Ready for Fall and Winter

As the days shorten, the sunny hours become more precious. I grab a hold of them as if they are a lifeline strung between me and the darkness that increasingly envelops me as the days roll toward the winter solstice. It resembles a slow drowning into the depth of the season. Read More

Remembering the AIDS Epidemic and the Lessons We Learned
3 weeks ago

Remembering the AIDS Epidemic and the Lessons We Learned

Do you remember the terrible AIDS epidemic in the 1980s and 1990s? Were you directly affected by it? We are all old enough to remember. But for some, it may have passed by as an awful situation that happened to other people, with little impact on their family or friends. Read More

Don’t Ignore Your Posture! 5 Ways to Get Your Healthy Back Back
1 month ago

Don’t Ignore Your Posture! 5 Ways to Get Your Healthy Back Back

Sitting up straight is one of those things that simply doesn’t seem to come naturally – kind of like eating kale and avoiding donuts. Read More

Healthy Aging Tips: How Your Humble Egg Timer Could Save Your Life
1 month ago

Healthy Aging Tips: How Your Humble Egg Timer Could Save Your Life

By now, you probably know that sitting is your enemy when it comes to healthy aging. You may have even read a report or two that claims that “sitting is the new smoking.” But, is this really true? If so, what can we do about it? Read More

How to Really Take Care of Your Eyes Over 50
2 months ago

How to Really Take Care of Your Eyes Over 50

At some point in their lives, almost everyone will need glasses. Read More

Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis
2 months ago

Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis

We all know regular exercise is beneficial: mentally, physically and emotionally. We also know it can be hard to motivate ourselves sometimes, especially if we are dealing with the pain of osteoarthritis. Read More

Fun Fall Activities to Do with Your Grandkids that Boost Healthy Aging
2 months ago

Fun Fall Activities to Do with Your Grandkids that Boost Healthy Aging

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With the arrival of September, it’s not hard to let the mind wander to visions of fall – cozy fires, pumpkin spice, the jittery excitement of the holidays right around the corner. Read More