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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 Nutrition Suggestions for Healthy Aging
4 months ago

5 Nutrition Suggestions for Healthy Aging

Last year, Jane Fonda proudly announced that she had put on some weight, and that she was looking better. She said growing up, she was told it was a choice between her ‘ass or her face,’ but now she’s getting complements on both. Read More

5 Foods That Naturally Lower Cholesterol for Women Over 60
4 months ago

5 Foods That Naturally Lower Cholesterol for Women Over 60

For millions of Americans, taking statins – medications like Lipitor and Crestor – to lower cholesterol has become the norm. However, these drugs, while they work, can come with significant side effects. Read More

The Spice of Life: The Health Benefits of Turmeric for Women Over 60
4 months 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
5 months 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!
5 months 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
5 months 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
5 months 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
6 months 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
6 months 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
6 months 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

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