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!

1 day ago

Get Set for a Healthy Winter with These Nourishing Foods

Seasonal foods are nutritional miracles. When we eat locally, Nature provides just the right fruits and vegetables to match the season. In Spring we see our first greens in New England – lettuce, beans, spinach and kale. These foods have astringent qualities…

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2 days ago

Urinary Incontinence: Factors Predicting Successful Treatment

Incontinence, when there is loss of bladder or bowel control, severely diminishes a person’s quality of life. What’s more, the complexity of many different sub types of bladder and bowel dysfunction including urge incontinence, stress incontinence…

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2 days ago

Can Weight Loss Be Fun? You Bet! Here’s How!

Are you rolling your eyes yet? Weight loss? Fun?! If you are like lots of people, you may think that losing weight is anything but. Surprise, suffering is not required! Most people look at weight loss as a punishment…

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4 days ago

Menopausal Issues Past 60? This Is Actually Normal

Let me start by saying sweats, flushes, flashes, whatever you want to call these side-effects of menopause, can last through to your 80s. You didn’t want to hear that, but it’s true. At 73 I still have hot flushes and they’re as bad now as back in my 50s. Why? The menopause just doesn’t know […]

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5 days ago

3 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism After 60

If you have gained a bit of weight (or more) over the past few years and you feel like it is an inevitable part of aging, let me tell you this is untrue. If, no matter what diet you have tried, the stubborn pounds just won’t leave you, read on… 

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6 days ago

The Best of Times or the Worst of Times

For some, the times have never been better, and for many the times have never been worse. The stress of living through a global pandemic with all its fallout, namely political, family, relationship and health care philosophy divisions…

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6 days ago

Why Tai Chi is Amazing for the Health and Happiness of Older Women

I have a confession to make. Based on the science, for years I have been recommending Tai Chi to my patients without ever doing it myself. To avoid being a hypocrite any longer, I decided to attend my first ever Tai Chi class. The class was a free one set…

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1 week ago

How to Alleviate Neck Pain and Stiffness… Without Painkillers!

Do you have a stiff or painful neck? Does your neck often hurt or just feel uncomfortable? Does tension in your neck make it hard to turn your head as easily as you used to? If this sounds like you, you will know that pain or stiffness in your neck can affect…

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1 week ago

“Drinking Our Meals” Can Play an Important Role in Our Health

I recently had some dental work done and the oral surgeon told me I would need to be on a liquid diet for a while. My first thought was literally “yuck” as I imagined my meals being nothing more exciting or appetizing than bouillon and gelatin…

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1 week ago

My Personal Experience with Yoga for Older Adults

When my older grandson, now in his teens, was a toddler, he loved to watch me stand on my head, which I had been doing for years in yoga. He tried to copy me, with little success, but I discouraged him in any case as I was told that standing on your head…

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