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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!

Pure Bliss! 28-Min Yoga for Seniors Class with Focus on Balance (Part 7/8)
1 week ago

Pure Bliss! 28-Min Yoga for Seniors Class with Focus on Balance (Part 7/8)

For millions of us women over 60, nothing is as frightening as the thought of falling. The risk of losing our independence to a serious fall has led many of us to reduce or abandon activities we once loved…
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Want to Have Better Balance and a Sharper Brain in Your 60s? Try This Today!
1 week ago

Want to Have Better Balance and a Sharper Brain in Your 60s? Try This Today!

Do you want to have better balance? Would you also like to boost your brain fitness? Not only are both possible, but you can do them at the same time! Doing targeted balance exercises, at the right level for you…
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How a Sport-Filled Summer at the National Games Taught Me the Importance of Trying New Things
1 week ago

How a Sport-Filled Summer at the National Games Taught Me the Importance of Trying New Things

In a previous post at Sixty and Me, I reviewed several athletic competition sports venues dedicated to senior athletes. This summer, I had the opportunity to participate in the 2019 National Senior Games held in beautiful Albuquerque…
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The Surprising Connection Between Health and Happiness
2 weeks ago

The Surprising Connection Between Health and Happiness

When you wake up in the morning and look in the mirror, what do you see? Do your eyes dance quickly over your reflection, too quickly to settle on any one body part? Or, perhaps you pull in your stomach, hold back your hair and pause to evaluate yourself. Are you happy with what you see? Read More

Sleep Better at Any Age by Cleaning the Air in Your Home
2 weeks ago

Sleep Better at Any Age by Cleaning the Air in Your Home

As we get a little older, many of us find that our sleep patterns change. Instead of sleeping through the night, we find ourselves waking up at 4am, wondering whether to go back to bed or get started with the day. Well, we can’t change how the aging process impacts our bodies, but, we can change the environment that we live in. Read More

Vegan Summer Soups – My Super Summer Cold Veggie and Black Bean and Tomato Soup
2 weeks ago

Vegan Summer Soups – My Super Summer Cold Veggie and Black Bean and Tomato Soup

Soup isn’t just for winter, though a bowl of hot soup on a cold day always sounds comforting and wonderful.

I make hot soups during the summer because my husband loves soup. I have a few soups that are suitable served cold or at room temperature. My soups often have lots of veggies and different beans. Read More

The 6 Most Known Types of Dementia Any Older Adult Should Learn About
2 weeks ago

The 6 Most Known Types of Dementia Any Older Adult Should Learn About

Before we go any further, let me start by saying that the risk of you having dementia as you age is much lower than you probably think. Read More

Don’t Wait! Here Are 5 Ways to Take Charge of Your Health After 50
2 weeks ago

Don’t Wait! Here Are 5 Ways to Take Charge of Your Health After 50

For many years, I suffered pain in my joints, insomnia and bouts of gastric distress. I was overweight and stressed.

I talked to my doctor about my pain and symptoms, and her response was, “Lois, you’re getting older. It’s osteoarthritis. And people start to sleep less as they get older. Get more exercise. It might help.” Read More

6 Things to Change If You Want to Lose Weight After 60
2 weeks ago

6 Things to Change If You Want to Lose Weight After 60

The time for excuses is over. In this article I will discuss the 6 top mind sets you have to overcome if it is weight loss you are looking for. And not just weight loss, but sustained weight loss.

Vision, goal and take action, that is my motto. Read More

6 Solutions to a Common, Yet Embarrassing Problem
2 weeks ago

6 Solutions to a Common, Yet Embarrassing Problem

We joke about it. Sometimes we’re embarrassed by it. But we all do it, so we might as well talk about it.

I’m referring to something that goes by a variety of names: gas, flatus, wind, farts. You all know what I mean! Read More