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Health and Fitness

Is healthy aging important to you? Are you interested in losing weight after 60? Let’s explore how fitness and gentle yoga for seniors can help!

Try These 7 Movements to Relieve Tightness in Your Hips without Passive Stretching
1 day ago

Try These 7 Movements to Relieve Tightness in Your Hips without Passive Stretching

Tight hips are a common complaint among post-menopausal women. Hydration, sleep, and stretching are often recommended as helpers in the fight against tight hips…
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5 Reasons Live Online Yoga Lessons Are Awesome for Seniors, Especially in Challenging Times
2 days ago

5 Reasons Live Online Yoga Lessons Are Awesome for Seniors, Especially in Challenging Times

The coronavirus has shaken us up. Even if you never get it, and don’t know anyone who has, the virus and our reactions to it have changed us individually and collectively…
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7 Things We Can Do To Protect and Enhance the Aging Brain
2 days ago

7 Things We Can Do To Protect and Enhance the Aging Brain

When you concentrate on what you’re thankful for instead of what bothers you, you’re decentering. If things aren’t going well, Dr. Medina advises, simply write down three things that make you grateful…
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5 Tips to Help You Relax at Any Time of the Year
3 days ago

5 Tips to Help You Relax at Any Time of the Year

These are five simple tips that I use regularly to help me unwind after a tough day. If you have anxieties, trouble switching off after a long day or have trouble sleeping at night, feel free to try them for yourself…
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What’s the Single Most Important Thing You Need to Focus on to Stay Fit and Active as You Age?
5 days ago

What’s the Single Most Important Thing You Need to Focus on to Stay Fit and Active as You Age?

Exercise. Walking. Water Aerobics. Yoga. Good nutrition. Getting enough sleep. Managing stress. Hydration. All of these are important. The #1 concept that holds them all together is balance…
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Interrupting the Cycle of Gripping Anxiety: 5 Meditations to Shift Towards More Ease
5 days ago

Interrupting the Cycle of Gripping Anxiety: 5 Meditations to Shift Towards More Ease

I am not a mental health professional. I’m an ex-investment banker who experienced a great deal of stress on the job. Because of my interest in exercise and finding effective ways to cope with that stress…
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How Compression Socks Can (Fashionably) Improve Your Life After 50!
1 week ago

How Compression Socks Can (Fashionably) Improve Your Life After 50!

We get it – no one wants to be told that they should wear compression stockings. Traditionally, medical compression socks have been thick, yellow-toned and uncomfortable. But, that’s not the case anymore! Compression sock manufacturers have made huge strides over the last decade in quality and style…
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How to Relieve the Woes of Back Pain with 4 Exercises (and 3 Mistakes You Should Never Make)
1 week ago

How to Relieve the Woes of Back Pain with 4 Exercises (and 3 Mistakes You Should Never Make)

Back pain tends to be one of the most common issues people over 60 face, and it’s due to the degeneration of joints in the spine. Some of the most common causes…
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Falls Shatter Lives After 60: A Geriatrician Shares How to Stay Safe
1 week ago

Falls Shatter Lives After 60: A Geriatrician Shares How to Stay Safe

There’s nothing quite as embarrassing as falling ungracefully to the ground. It’s one of the signs of aging that we’d like to ignore and deny but there is hope. Please join us in conversation with Dr. Leslie Kernisan, a geriatrician who shares tips…
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A Good Defense Is a Boomer’s Best Offense for Fighting Viruses
1 week ago

A Good Defense Is a Boomer’s Best Offense for Fighting Viruses

I must admit that when I first heard “older people” were at much greater risk if infected with the novel coronavirus (also known as COVID-19), my first thought was, “Well, they are not talking about me…
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