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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.

5 Personality Traits that Facilitate Healthy Aging
3 years ago

5 Personality Traits that Facilitate Healthy Aging

Despite all of our advances in science and technology, the biological basis of healthy aging is still a mystery. There can be little doubt that genetics plays a role in how we experience the aging process, but, exactly how this works is largely unclear. Read More

Home Remedies That Work (and Some That Don’t)
3 years ago

Home Remedies That Work (and Some That Don’t)

We’re practically drowning in home remedy advice these days. Everything we eat, drink or use on our bodies seems to be able to cure some ailment (or cause it – it can be difficult to tell).

The trouble, then, is knowing how to separate fact from fiction. Does green tea help prevent skin aging? Is Vaseline toxic? Should we really use coconut oil for everything? Read on and find out… Read More

Watching the World’s Oldest Female Bodybuilder May Change Your Life
3 years ago

Watching the World’s Oldest Female Bodybuilder May Change Your Life

Have you ever noticed how people tend to have very different experiences with aging? Why is it that some of us stay positive right to the very end, while others become grumpy, cynical and just plain mean? Read More

Chocolate Producer Takes Aim at Obesity in Older Adults in New Study
3 years ago

Chocolate Producer Takes Aim at Obesity in Older Adults in New Study

If you ask most people which companies are qualified to solve the problem of obesity in older adults, Nestle would probably not be at the top of the list. After all, Nestle is the company behind such iconic chocolate brands as Kit Kat, Butterfinger, Aero and Crunch.

In fairness, Nestle is a big company with a range of products, including many healthy options. But, the question remains, when it comes to weight-loss, do they have anything important to say? Read More

What is the Key to Healthy Aging? Real Advice from Women Just Like You
3 years ago

What is the Key to Healthy Aging? Real Advice from Women Just Like You

I’m always amazed by how different our experiences with healthy aging can be. Setting aside serious injuries and illnesses, there is still a huge range of health outcomes for women over 60. While all of us experience the occasional aches and pains, some of us still feel full of energy and vitality. Others struggle to get out of the house. Read More

Recovering from a Stroke Could Be Easier if You Speak a Second Language
3 years ago

Recovering from a Stroke Could Be Easier if You Speak a Second Language

Most older adults have a specific reason for wanting to learn a second language. In my case, I wanted to be able to communicate better with my extended family, most of whom speak Russian or German. Other people simply crave the mental stimulation that comes from learning a new language. Still others see language classes as a great way to make friends. Read More

7 Power Foods and Super Supplements for Healthy Aging (Video)
3 years ago

7 Power Foods and Super Supplements for Healthy Aging (Video)

Healthy aging is a big priority for women over 60. It’s a good thing too. After all, we are on track to live longer than any generation before us. We want to make sure that those extra years are filled with vitality and happiness. Read More

Saying “No” to these 5 Things Could Dramatically Improve Your Health in Your 60s
3 years ago

Saying “No” to these 5 Things Could Dramatically Improve Your Health in Your 60s

When we think about what it takes to stay healthy after 60, we usually think about what we should say “yes” to – more exercise, more veggies, more social interaction and move walking. Unfortunately, this is only half of the story. In order to get the most from life after 60, we also need to eliminate negative forces in our life. We need to remove anxiety, eliminate toxic people and get rid of our bad habits.

Here are 5 things that you can eliminate to improve your health after 60: Read More

Reconnect with Your Body After Menopause with these 5 Videos
3 years ago

Reconnect with Your Body After Menopause with these 5 Videos

When you think about the word “menopause,” you probably imagine a woman in her early 50s. In reality, what happens to our bodies after menopause is just as important.

The changes that occur in our bodies during menopause have long lasting effects. Some of the symptoms, such as night sweats, can last into our 60s and 70s. But, even when the obvious symptoms pass, we still have to deal with a “new normal” in terms of our hormones. Read More

Longevity is a Resource – Here’s How to Get the Most from It
3 years ago

Longevity is a Resource – Here’s How to Get the Most from It

You’ve all heard it before and it is the one constant and true axiom in life: You get better as you age. Do you believe this? Is longevity really a resource? Or is this mantra just a fabrication of modern consumerism? Does American advertising use this slogan just to get you to buy a quick fix and look ten years younger with a face-life, pill or personal trainer? Read More