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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!

Sleep After 60: 3 Breathing Techniques to Help You Sleep (Demonstration)
2 months ago

Sleep After 60: 3 Breathing Techniques to Help You Sleep (Demonstration)

Getting enough beauty sleep is important, especially if you want to age gracefully. A good night’s sleep makes you less likely to suffer from depression, memory problems, and serious health conditions such as diabetes…
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How to Keep Your Aging Body Flexible (The Easy Way!)
2 months ago

How to Keep Your Aging Body Flexible (The Easy Way!)

Do you get out of bed in the mornings and wonder where your get up and go… got up and went? Most women find that, as they hit the half century mark, they aren’t as flexible as they once were…
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How Magnesium Can Help Support Brain Health After 60
2 months ago

How Magnesium Can Help Support Brain Health After 60

Do you eat a banana every day? Perhaps you have chosen to do so because this potassium-rich fruit is reported to strengthen your bones and prevent osteoporosis. Or perhaps you have heard that a banana will suppress your appetite or control your blood sugar. Read More

How Swimming Can Be a Great Activity for Women Over 60
2 months ago

How Swimming Can Be a Great Activity for Women Over 60

Do you like to swim? Do you really like it, or do you just do it because you know it is good for you? I am in the latter category. I find it a kind of work. Read More

Want to Lose Weight After 60? It’s Time to Take Personal Responsibility and Make Better Choices
2 months ago

Want to Lose Weight After 60? It’s Time to Take Personal Responsibility and Make Better Choices

You may have tried to diet and struggled to lose weight. Or you succeeded in losing weight but couldn’t keep it off. Read More

Uplift Your Spirit and Sing Your Way to Health and Joy in the Years Beyond 60
2 months ago

Uplift Your Spirit and Sing Your Way to Health and Joy in the Years Beyond 60

I think many of us harbor a secret dream about singing onstage with a rock band. I had this dream fulfilled last week when my choir director, Leah Hokanson, gave us the opportunity to sing with her backup band…
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How a Cancer Diagnosis Requires Living in the Present, Looking Towards the Future and Facing the Past
2 months ago

How a Cancer Diagnosis Requires Living in the Present, Looking Towards the Future and Facing the Past

I have written three blog posts about cancer. The first was about the shock and adjustment in the first 10 weeks. The second was about making getting healthy the number one priority. The third was about the liberating feeling of going around bald. Now I feel ready to talk about the deeper effect of cancer. Read More

6 Ways that Having a Pet Can Improve Your Life After 60
2 months ago

6 Ways that Having a Pet Can Improve Your Life After 60

I’m a cat person. I’ve always had a cat and can’t image my home without one. My cat isn’t my pet, it’s a member of my family. I love coming home and having my boy run up to greet me, rubbing against my legs and looking up at me with his big wide eyes that say he missed me. No matter how difficult my day has been, I forget it all about it when I see his eager face. Read More

Forget Brain Games! 14 Ways Reading and Writing Can Give Your Aging Brain a Boost!
2 months ago

Forget Brain Games! 14 Ways Reading and Writing Can Give Your Aging Brain a Boost!

Reading is a passion we can take into our old age and not worry about our performance! After all, it’s not a game we’re playing… we’re just keeping our brains functioning at optimum level. Let’s be clear…
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6 Things We Have Learned About the Aging Brain Since 2015
2 months ago

6 Things We Have Learned About the Aging Brain Since 2015

As women over 60, one thing we can agree on is that time doesn’t stand still. Fortunately for us, neither does research into the ways aging affects our brains. And it couldn’t come at a better time, given the looming Alzheimer’s epidemic…
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