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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.

The Spice of Life: The Health Benefits of Turmeric for Women Over 60
1 year ago

The Spice of Life: The Health Benefits of Turmeric for Women Over 60

What’s not to love about the deep golden coloring of dishes spiced with turmeric? It certainly enhances the appearance of our curries, stews and soups. But more importantly, it brings about several health benefits. Read More

How to Balance the 6 Dimensions of Wellness in Your Life After 60
2 years ago

How to Balance the 6 Dimensions of Wellness in Your Life After 60

How balanced is your Wellness Wheel? Are you missing a spoke?

Some time ago I introduced the concept of creating a personal Vitality Portfolio® just like you would a financial portfolio. This involves creating a vitality plan, balancing vitality assets (wellness, core and functional) and making regular deposits. Read More

Stuck Inside this Winter? Here Are 5 Fun and Easy Ways to Stay Active!
2 years ago

Stuck Inside this Winter? Here Are 5 Fun and Easy Ways to Stay Active!

With winter on the way, staying active becomes increasingly hard to do. Between preparing for the holidays and the higher likelihood of severe weather, many of our favorite walking groups will part ways until the next spring season. Read More

How Building Trust with Your Doctor Can Improve Treatment Outcomes
2 years 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

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

How to Really Take Care of Your Eyes Over 50

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