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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!

Healthy Summer Desserts: My Delicious Fruit and Yoghurt Whip and Chocolate Avocado Mousse
1 week ago

Healthy Summer Desserts: My Delicious Fruit and Yoghurt Whip and Chocolate Avocado Mousse

I have to admit that I rarely make desserts. We get our sugar fix with fruit, but every once in a while I decide it is time to enjoy a real dessert. Most of the desserts I do create include fruit, as it is a healthy and delicious way to get our servings of fruit. Read More

5 Early Warning Signs of Dementia You Need to Know
1 week ago

5 Early Warning Signs of Dementia You Need to Know

Last night on Netflix I watched an episode of Frankie and Grace, a show about two older women played by Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. Read More

4 Rules for Safe Exercising with Osteoporosis
2 weeks ago

4 Rules for Safe Exercising with Osteoporosis

On the list of “fun things to do,” medical tests of any kind don’t usually make the top 10. Some, however, are notoriously worse than others. For example, I’d rather have my body cryogenically frozen…
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Fall Risk After 60: The Problem We Should All Be Talking About
2 weeks ago

Fall Risk After 60: The Problem We Should All Be Talking About

What comes to mind when you think of aging? Due to the stereotypes perpetuated by rampant ageism in our society, most of us don’t associate aging with positive images…

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Why Nordic Walking Is a Wonderful Activity at 60 and Beyond
2 weeks ago

Why Nordic Walking Is a Wonderful Activity at 60 and Beyond

Nordic Walking is walking with poles. It was invented in Norway when cross country skiers wanted to train in the off-season. And it took off. Now it is not uncommon, especially in upscale urban areas in Canada…
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Gentle Yoga for Seniors: Relax Your Neck and Shoulders (Part 2/8): FREE 46-Min Practice!
2 weeks ago

Gentle Yoga for Seniors: Relax Your Neck and Shoulders (Part 2/8): FREE 46-Min Practice!

As a woman over 60, are you alarmed at the slump in your shoulders? Have the upper shelves at the grocery store become a stretch too far? Does a painfully stiff neck account for your straight-ahead view of the world?
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5 Ways Timing Can Help You Lose More Weight – Even if You Eat the Same Food!
2 weeks ago

5 Ways Timing Can Help You Lose More Weight – Even if You Eat the Same Food!

Has your breakfast time gradually slid down the day? Originally, you had to be up early, get the kids out of bed, put something on the table for them, your significant other, and for you, and leave in time for work…
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6 Ways to Keep Yourself Occupied During Lonely Moments in Your 60s
2 weeks ago

6 Ways to Keep Yourself Occupied During Lonely Moments in Your 60s

Much has been written about loneliness in recent months – and not just about the elderly who find themselves alone in later life. Read More

Are You Wasting Your Golden Years Dieting? Follow These 4 Steps to Health Without a Diet
2 weeks ago

Are You Wasting Your Golden Years Dieting? Follow These 4 Steps to Health Without a Diet

I’m going to tell you something that should not surprise you: Diets don’t work. After all, if they did, we’d all be skinny – and healthy. As a physician, I see many patients who are following one diet or another…
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7 Types of Group Exercise That Can Help You Thrive When You’re Over 60
2 weeks ago

7 Types of Group Exercise That Can Help You Thrive When You’re Over 60

We all know the benefits of exercise. Working out can increase energy, promote weight loss, manage health problems, and aid in the prevention of muscle loss. Although we know we need to get out there and work out…
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