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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!

5 Simple Steps to a Healthy Pelvis After 60
1 week ago

5 Simple Steps to a Healthy Pelvis After 60

Incontinence is an initial warning sign that the strength of your pelvic floor is compromised in some way and no longer has the ability to hold the contents of the pelvis. The initial symptom is leaking urine but if left untreated…
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9 Brain Builders and 3 Brain Drainers Boomer Women Need to Consider in Their Diet
2 weeks ago

9 Brain Builders and 3 Brain Drainers Boomer Women Need to Consider in Their Diet

As I slide into my 70s, I find myself forgetting names with more regularity every day. It’s getting so common that I often stay out of conversations because I can’t remember the name of the politician…
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Medicare Made Simple: 2 Tips That Can Save You from Going Blindly into Medicare After 60
2 weeks ago

Medicare Made Simple: 2 Tips That Can Save You from Going Blindly into Medicare After 60

Mrs. Smith calls, and during the course of our conversation conveys her goals related to her new Medicare health insurance: (1) to retain control over choosing her own doctors…

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The Exercise-Memory Connection We Can’t Ignore as 60 Comes and Goes
2 weeks ago

The Exercise-Memory Connection We Can’t Ignore as 60 Comes and Goes

The other day, I was having a particularly enthusiastic conversation with a dear friend in his 70s over his latest short story. An avid writer, he delighted in sharing with me how his main character was developing…
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What Role Does “Good” Cholesterol Play in Maintaining Health in Our 60s? You May Be Surprised!
2 weeks ago

What Role Does “Good” Cholesterol Play in Maintaining Health in Our 60s? You May Be Surprised!

As far back as I can remember, conventional wisdom has been that the higher our HDL cholesterol levels, the less we and our healthcare providers had to be concerned about our ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol levels. Read More

Coping with Our 60-Plus Year-Old Bodies – Is It Even Possible?
2 weeks ago

Coping with Our 60-Plus Year-Old Bodies – Is It Even Possible?

When my son, now in his late 30s, was about five years old, he made a remark that has stayed with me ever since. He had gone through a stage, thankfully brief, when he would pee unexpectedly, leaving a small visible stain on his trousers. Read More

3 Simple Tips to Fit Any Exercise Program to Your Fitness Level After 60 (#3 Will Reduce Pain)
2 weeks ago

3 Simple Tips to Fit Any Exercise Program to Your Fitness Level After 60 (#3 Will Reduce Pain)

I recently watched a YouTube video makeup tutorial created by a 30-year-old makeup artist. She lamented about how she couldn’t believe she was “that old” and how depressed she felt over her ancient-ness. Read More

5 Easy Ways to Ditch Nighttime Eating and Drop Weight for Good After 60
2 weeks ago

5 Easy Ways to Ditch Nighttime Eating and Drop Weight for Good After 60

It would be great to find an effortless, fun, easy and irreversible way to [insert your biggest wish here]. Like finding that perfect shade of lipstick, a dress that makes you look like a princess, or a chocolate dessert with fewer calories than celery. We can dream, right? Read More

6 Simple Ways to Improve Your Balance After 50
2 weeks ago

6 Simple Ways to Improve Your Balance After 50

It wasn’t the first time I fell, but, as I lay there in the rain, on a quiet Paris street, I vowed that it would be the last time! Several years have passed since my last fall and I don’t know whether I really will make it through my entire life without another. But, I am definitely going to do my best! Read More

What if Weight Loss Is Not About the Food? Emotions Can Control Your Eating Habits Even After 60!
2 weeks ago

What if Weight Loss Is Not About the Food? Emotions Can Control Your Eating Habits Even After 60!

Here’s the question that I get asked nearly every single day, and not just during weight loss ‘season’: “I know what I’m ‘supposed to do’ to lose weight, so why can’t I do it?”

My clients then go on to explain that they’ve tried cutting their carbs or adjusting their macros or tracking their calories, but it’s just not working.
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