Jessica Hegg is the content manager at Avid gym-rat and nutrition enthusiast, she’s interested in all things related to staying active and living a healthy lifestyle. Through her writing, she works to share valuable information aimed at overcoming obstacles and improving the quality of life for others. You can find her on Twitter @Jessica_Hegg.

Latest Posts By Jessica Hegg

1 month ago

8 Holiday Health and Fitness Tricks That Aging Women Can Put to Use

In the season of holiday cheer, most of us want to relax, grab a book, and cuddle near the fireplace. This is the perfect occasion to put exercise on the backburner and instead devote our time to cooking or visiting family…

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2 months ago

Family Caregiver Ideas – 5 Ways to Boost Your Loved One’s Spirit

Are you a caregiver for an aging parent? While seniors in their 70s, 80s and 90s are being encouraged more than ever to stay active, get out and enjoy life, the stark reality is that many experience stress and anxiety over health…

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2 months ago

4 No-Stress Ways to Relieve Back Pain Naturally if You’re 60 and Over

While living a healthy life can help keep you active and spry in your later years, there’s still a lot of new aches and pains that start popping up, especially as you approach your 60s and beyond…

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3 months ago

4 Ways to Treat Yourself to a Dose of Fun This Fall as a Mature Woman

With the changing color of the leaves comes cooler weather, pumpkin-spiced everything, and a lot of treat-filled holidays starting from Halloween onwards. It also signals holiday shopping…

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4 months ago

Fun Fall Activities to Do with Your Grandkids that Boost Healthy Aging

It’s not hard to let the mind wander to visions of fires, pumpkin spice, the jittery excitement of the holidays right around the corner. If you’re already making your autumn plans, don’t miss these clever ideas for activities to do with your grandkids…

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5 months ago

5 Fun Activities to Enjoy with Your Grandkids

Hanging out with your grandkids is great for your mental and emotional health. But the question for many grandparents is, what activities can I do with them? It can be difficult to keep up with the energy of young children…

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6 months ago

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Yoga Routine in Your 60s or Better

Looking to take your yoga practice to the next level? The benefits of yoga and other chair exercises for seniors arrive in a multitude of ways – better flexibility, less stress, social interaction, weight management, disease prevention…

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7 months ago

6 Transportation Aids That Seniors Should Know About

Being able to get yourself around boosts not only your self-confidence but your sense of self-reliance and independence. If long car trips or simply getting in and out of the car are starting to become more difficult, think about investing…

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8 months ago

6 Smart Ways to Save on Healthcare Costs

If you’re pinching pennies trying to save up for a big trip this summer, the biggest hurdle you face may be rising healthcare costs. Whether it’s co-pays on supplemental insurance plans, expensive prescriptions, or even everyday medical equipment…

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9 months ago

The 5 Secret Messages of Foot Pain After 60

With most adults reaching an estimated 115,000 miles walked in their lifetime, your feet take a beating over the years and it is more and more noticeable as you age. If acute or chronic foot pain has you avoiding activity or heading for the medicine cabinet…

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