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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.

Manifest Your Wellbeing with the Power of Pink
4 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!
4 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!)
4 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!)
4 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

Beauty Starts at Your Feet! 4 Ways to Care for Your Feet After 60 (And 6 Painful Conditions to Avoid)
4 months ago

Beauty Starts at Your Feet! 4 Ways to Care for Your Feet After 60 (And 6 Painful Conditions to Avoid)

For women, the question “Do I look good?” points at appearance, body shape, face, and hair. We use make-up and skin care to hide blemishes, change our facial color, accentuate the eyes and mouth. Read More

Are We Over-Estimating Our Alzheimer’s Risk? It Depends… 
5 months ago

Are We Over-Estimating Our Alzheimer’s Risk? It Depends… 

We seem to be inundated with stories of doom and gloom on the likelihood of our acquiring Alzheimer’s or any other form of dementia. In fact, if you listen to the varied and disparate reports we seem to be inundated with lately, none of us will escape the onslaught. Read More

How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Health After 60
5 months ago

How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Health After 60

Cold weather can have many adverse effects on health. For example, your metabolism has to work harder to keep warm, which may seem a good thing if you’re trying to lose weight.

The down side, however, is that your immunity can suffer, partly because of decreased blood flow and immune responses in the nose – your first line of defence against respiratory viruses. Read More

I Feel Tired All the Time! 8 Dietary Habits That Wear You Out
5 months ago

I Feel Tired All the Time! 8 Dietary Habits That Wear You Out

If you find yourself saying, “I feel tired all the time,” it may be due in part to what you are eating and drinking throughout the day. Read on to learn how you can make dietary adjustments to combat fatigue.
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How to Recover from an Illness Luxuriously… Even if You Aren’t Made of Money
5 months ago

How to Recover from an Illness Luxuriously… Even if You Aren’t Made of Money

Being sick is never fun. There are two schools of being ill: “Stop the world I want to get off,” (that’s me) or the stoic, “It’s nothing,” and carry on. I don’t know how the “it’s nothing” people do it. My body and soul say, Arthur Miller style, “Attention must be paid.”
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A 5-Step Plan for Adopting Healthy Habits After 60
5 months ago

A 5-Step Plan for Adopting Healthy Habits After 60

Many people have trouble swapping unhealthy habits for healthy ones. It may be easy to start strong then fade away and eventually call it a failure. Or maybe it’s hard to even get started. Read More