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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!

Falls Shatter Lives After 60: A Geriatrician Shares How to Stay Safe
2 months ago

Falls Shatter Lives After 60: A Geriatrician Shares How to Stay Safe

There’s nothing quite as embarrassing as falling ungracefully to the ground. It’s one of the signs of aging that we’d like to ignore and deny but there is hope. Please join us in conversation with Dr. Leslie Kernisan, a geriatrician who shares tips…
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A Good Defense Is a Boomer’s Best Offense for Fighting Viruses
2 months ago

A Good Defense Is a Boomer’s Best Offense for Fighting Viruses

I must admit that when I first heard “older people” were at much greater risk if infected with the novel coronavirus (also known as COVID-19), my first thought was, “Well, they are not talking about me…
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My Super-Easy, Too-Good-to-Be-True, Immune-Boosting, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Comfort Food Lentil Stew – You’re Gonna Love It!
2 months ago

My Super-Easy, Too-Good-to-Be-True, Immune-Boosting, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Comfort Food Lentil Stew – You’re Gonna Love It!

Coming home from grocery stores in the past weeks during this rapidly escalating Covid-19 outbreak has left me both anxious and overwhelmed. As I’ve scanned the increasing number of empty shelves in most grocery chains…
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How Exercise Can Help Lift Our Mood at Difficult Times
2 months ago

How Exercise Can Help Lift Our Mood at Difficult Times

Are you feeling anxious or worried some of the time? Are you struggling with personal challenges or everything that’s going on in the world around us? Are you looking for ways to help cope at this difficult time?
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Stuck at Home? 20 Things to Do if You’re Trying to Avoid the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Over Age 60
2 months ago

Stuck at Home? 20 Things to Do if You’re Trying to Avoid the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Over Age 60

Up until now, I’ve haven’t written too much about the coronavirus (covid-19) outbreak. But, after much soul-searching, I decided that I had an obligation to help all of you to get through this difficult time…
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3 Ways to Reduce Your Novel Coronavirus Risk as an Older Adult (+ 2 Ideas You May Have Missed)
2 months ago

3 Ways to Reduce Your Novel Coronavirus Risk as an Older Adult (+ 2 Ideas You May Have Missed)

The more I thought about the novel coronavirus situation, the more I realized that I had a responsibility to help get the word out about the simple steps that we can take to protect ourselves. Over the next few weeks, I will be producing a series of articles and videos to help the women in our community…
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Standing on One Leg to Improve Your Balance? 3 Ways to Get More from Your Balance Exercises
2 months ago

Standing on One Leg to Improve Your Balance? 3 Ways to Get More from Your Balance Exercises

Do you sometimes try to stand on one leg while brushing your teeth or waiting for the kettle to boil? As a woman over 60 you know it’s good for your balance, and it does seem to get easier if you do it regularly…

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How Moving More Supports Your Immune System (Video)
2 months ago

How Moving More Supports Your Immune System (Video)

Would you like to have a stronger immune system? Would you like to feel more resilient in the face of coughs, colds, bugs, and viruses? Would you like to bounce back quicker from illness?
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4 Power Foods That Can Lift Your Spirits After 60 – Say Bye-Bye to Gaining Weight!
2 months ago

4 Power Foods That Can Lift Your Spirits After 60 – Say Bye-Bye to Gaining Weight!

Who among us hasn’t reached for a fatty bowl of ice cream or a double chocolate brownie when feeling anxious? We all know how good either of these can make us feel. Those initial feelings of pure pleasure, the cool creaminess of the ice cream on your tongue…
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6 Evidence-Based Ways to Boost Your Immune System – So Important Right Now!
2 months ago

6 Evidence-Based Ways to Boost Your Immune System – So Important Right Now!

As we get older, it is particularly important that we nurture our immune systems. They help to fight bugs of all sorts, including the current COVID-19 infection…
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