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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.

These Bad Habits Will Kill Your Healthy Aging Prospects
3 months ago

These Bad Habits Will Kill Your Healthy Aging Prospects

Talking to my fellow baby boomers, I’m convinced that many of us don’t realize just how many years are ahead of us – or how important healthy aging really is.

Even if we understand, “in theory,” that we have at least 20-30 more years to live, we may not have fully internalized this fact. As a result, when it comes to bad habits, like smoking or drinking too much alcohol, many of us take the position that “the damage has been done, so why change now?” Read More

Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease at 50 and Beyond
3 months ago

Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease at 50 and Beyond

Around the world, nearly seven million people die of coronary heart disease every year. And despite the continuing advancements in surgery, diagnostic techniques, and pharmaceutical interventions, that number keeps going up. Read More

Balance for Seniors: 600,000+ Seniors Die from Falls Each Year… Don’t Be a Statistic!
3 months ago

Balance for Seniors: 600,000+ Seniors Die from Falls Each Year… Don’t Be a Statistic!

“I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” If you’re an older woman who dreads experiencing that TV commercial as a real-life drama, you’re not alone. In today’s video, Dr. Sarah Brewer and Margaret Manning share insights into why losing our balance and falling after 60 is such a problem for us – and tips to prevent it. Read on and don’t forget to watch the video! Read More

Possible vs. Inevitable: The Importance of Preventing Falls… and How to Do It!
3 months ago

Possible vs. Inevitable: The Importance of Preventing Falls… and How to Do It!

Several weeks ago, a woman commented on an article I’d done about getting older vs. getting old. She told a story about taking a bad fall over a concrete curb, sitting there for a few moments, and then moving on. Read More

Is Your Bath Water Unhealthy? Tips for Neutralizing Toxins in Your Tub
3 months ago

Is Your Bath Water Unhealthy? Tips for Neutralizing Toxins in Your Tub

When you’ve had a mentally stressful day, a warm bath is a fabulous way to unwind. Some days you may have pushed your body a bit too much overdoing it in the yard, trying to keep up with the grandkids at the park, or engaging in a new activity your muscles weren’t used to. Read More

Want a Healthy Aging Cure with no Side Effects? Try Meditation!
3 months ago

Want a Healthy Aging Cure with no Side Effects? Try Meditation!

My 60th year has been the busiest of my life. Before it’s over, I will have moved twice, put the heat to a back-burner passion, refreshed important friendships, picked up a new musical instrument and increased my income by improving my habits. Read More

Manifest Your Wellbeing with the Power of Pink
3 months ago

Manifest Your Wellbeing with the Power of Pink

In the heyday of my interior design career, I noticed that many mature women surrounded themselves with pink. Consultations took me into the homes of women in their 60’s and 70’s who lived alone. Read More

The Secret to Longevity is in Your Hands!
3 months ago

The Secret to Longevity is in Your Hands!

It’s no secret that the women in our community want to live long, vibrant and full lives. But, is there really a way to influence how long you live? Read More

Keep Active in Your 60s to Stay a Step Ahead of Diabetes (And Don’t Forget Nutrition Too!)
3 months ago

Keep Active in Your 60s to Stay a Step Ahead of Diabetes (And Don’t Forget Nutrition Too!)

I recently read a sobering statistic. Nearly 50 percent of boomers are prediabetic. This means that we have blood sugar levels that are above normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed with full-blown type 2 diabetes. Read More

6 Powerful Supplements for Women Over 60 (# 5 Will Surprise You!)
3 months ago

6 Powerful Supplements for Women Over 60 (# 5 Will Surprise You!)

While diet should always come first, there are some supplements for women over 60 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