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!

16 hours ago

Medicare Coverage for the LGBTQ+ Community

Medicare is insurance for Americans over 65 – or under 65 with certain health conditions. With more than 1.4 million U.S. citizens identifying as transgender, many questions come up in the LGBTQ+ community regarding medical coverage…

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2 days ago

Can the Medications You Take Increase Your Risk of Falling?

There are many things that can increase a senior’s risk of falling and one of the most common but often overlooked is the role of medications. Seniors and their caregivers need to be aware of the medications that can put them at risk for falls…

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3 days ago

Dry Needling: What Is It and How Does It Work?

Dry needling is a relatively new treatment method that is gaining in popularity. But what is it, and how does it work? This blog post will discuss the basics of dry needling and its benefits. The CDC reports that nearly 1 in 4 people…

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4 days ago

3 Tips to Curb Indulgent Eating on Summer Vacations for Women over 50

For women over 50 who struggle with food obsession and want to lose weight, the prospect of vacation can bring both excitement and anxiety. Why do women over 50 feel anxiety about indulgent eating on summer vacations?

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5 days ago

Bent Not Broken – How I Cope with Scoliosis

I was 14 when my parents and I sat in my pediatrician’s office and heard the news: I had scoliosis, an abnormal curvature of the spine, most often diagnosed in teenaged girls. Called idiopathic, this type of scoliosis has unknown origins…

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5 days ago

8 Hacks to Gain Skills, Not Weight, Over the Holiday Weekend

I never met a holiday menu I didn’t embrace. Like so many of us I was “dieting” (here and there) some of the year, but when a holiday rolled around, out the window the diet went. Problem is, we celebrate something every month…

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6 days ago

Can Tinnitus Be Cured?

As someone who has studied the brain for over 20 years, I’m happy to give you the most straightforward answer I can to the question, “Can tinnitus be cured?” The answer is a resounding… MAYBE! I know you want to hear me say yes! But what if I told you…

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7 days ago

5 Ways Inadequate Sleep Can Undermine Your Weight Loss Efforts After 60

Do you have some days when you feel hungry all day, no matter what you eat? That might be because you didn’t get enough sleep the night before. What does the amount of sleep have to do with your weight?

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1 week ago

Is Pilates Strength Training? Yes, and Here’s Why!

Traditional strength training and Pilates have a lot in common. Loading the muscles with weights in traditional strength training and with springs, props, and body weight in Pilates puts forces onto the muscles and bones that build strength…

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1 week ago

Eight Months in My Cancer Journey

Cancer. Not a diagnosis anyone wants to hear. But many of us will hear it, if we live long enough. One source tells me that 25% of us will have cancer at some point in our lives. I was a month out from having a hip replaced when I was admitted to the hospital…

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