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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 Ways a Worry Diary Can Contribute to Healthy Aging After 60
5 months 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
5 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
6 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
6 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
7 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
7 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!
7 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?
7 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

7 Habits to Help You Live Long and Prosper Into Your 80s and 90s
8 months ago

7 Habits to Help You Live Long and Prosper Into Your 80s and 90s

Do you want to live to be 98? My mother lived that long. She enjoyed almost all but her last year. Do you think you’d still enjoy life into your 90s? Read More

My Magical Yogurt, Lemon and Turmeric Recipe
10 months ago

My Magical Yogurt, Lemon and Turmeric Recipe

You probably wouldn’t think that yogurt, lemon and turmeric would go well together. In reality, these three components make up my favorite turmeric recipe. In this video, I’d like to share with you why I love turmeric so much and how I combine these three ingredients to get magical results. Read More