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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!

How to Make the Perfect Homemade Turmeric Tea in Just 15 Minutes
3 weeks ago

How to Make the Perfect Homemade Turmeric Tea in Just 15 Minutes

I never thought about making turmeric tea until my last visit to India. On the trip, a good friend of mine introduced me to the diverse flavors of this magical drink. There was something about the spices, milk and honey that set my taste buds on fire…
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How to Choose Essential Oils to Clean and Disinfect Your Air at Home
3 weeks ago

How to Choose Essential Oils to Clean and Disinfect Your Air at Home

With all the latest information about Covid-19 in the news, we may be spending more time at home away from work, crowds, or even school. The EPA says we normally spend about 90% of our time indoors…
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4 Actions to Take Now to Help Prevent or Reverse Low Bone Density and Osteoporosis
3 weeks ago

4 Actions to Take Now to Help Prevent or Reverse Low Bone Density and Osteoporosis

I knew I was a poster child for low bone density as a small framed, petite woman, but as a movement and Pilates teacher, I was shocked and embarrassed to discover I had osteoporosis…
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These Bad Habits Will Kill Your Healthy Aging Prospects
3 weeks ago

These Bad Habits Will Kill Your Healthy Aging Prospects

Talking to my fellow baby boomers, I’m convinced that many of us don’t realize just how many years are ahead of us – or how important healthy aging really is.

Even if we understand, “in theory,” that we have at least 20-30 more years to live, we may not have fully internalized this fact. As a result, when it comes to bad habits, like smoking or drinking too much alcohol, many of us take the position that “the damage has been done, so why change now?” Read More

7 Secrets to Keeping Your Hair Healthy, While Aging on Your Own Terms
3 weeks ago

7 Secrets to Keeping Your Hair Healthy, While Aging on Your Own Terms

There’s no magic potion that will prevent us from aging (unfortunately), but that doesn’t mean you can’t age gracefully. While taking care of your skin will definitely help keep you looking younger and healthier…
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Possible vs. Inevitable: The Importance of Preventing Falls… and How to Do It!
4 weeks ago

Possible vs. Inevitable: The Importance of Preventing Falls… and How to Do It!

Several weeks ago, a woman commented on an article I’d done about getting older vs. getting old. She told a story about taking a bad fall over a concrete curb, sitting there for a few moments, and then moving on. Read More

Ready for a Hike? Check Out These 5 Tips for Active Seniors
4 weeks ago

Ready for a Hike? Check Out These 5 Tips for Active Seniors

As the temperatures start to climb, more and more people head outdoors to enjoy the sunshine and get some exercise. One of the most popular activities among senior citizens is hiking…
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3 Evidence-Based Ways for Seniors to Increase Their Happiness
1 month ago

3 Evidence-Based Ways for Seniors to Increase Their Happiness

Around a quarter of people over 65 suffer from depression. That’s a huge number of people who are not enjoying life. For some it’s because they are facing difficult medical treatment…
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How a Healthy Mediterranean Diet Might Reduce Inflammation and Pain
1 month ago

How a Healthy Mediterranean Diet Might Reduce Inflammation and Pain

Do you ever wake up feeling like you haven’t slept all night or with joints that hurt as you struggle out of bed? Me too.

These discomforts may be caused by ‘inflammaging’, chronic low-grade inflammation common in older adults, even in the absence of infection. Other possible symptoms of inflammaging are fatigue, a low fever, abdominal and/or chest pain. Read More

What Does It Take to Stay Healthy in your ThirdThird?
1 month ago

What Does It Take to Stay Healthy in your ThirdThird?

There is so much to life and health at any age. It’s not just about our weight or diet or exercise routine. We are much more complex and deeper than that. Staying healthy is broad and deep…
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