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

How to Keep Up Your Fitness Routine While Traveling

Once upon a time keeping up with a fitness routine while traveling was a daunting task. Now, there are plenty of resources available to support you, and I have a few tips and tricks to keep you feeling great on your trip. Maybe you are traveling to a new…

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1 day ago

How to Cope with a Loss of Appetite After 60

According to statistics, up to 30 percent of us will experience changes in appetite as we age. This is a complaint my mom started having in her mid-60s. Foods she loved to eat as a teen or young adult just didn’t whet her appetite anymore…

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3 days ago

How Locally Grown Food Can Improve Your Health After 60

In today’s world, we can get almost any food at any time of year. While this can broaden our choices, in some ways it is not an ideal way to eat. Two time-tested approaches to natural healing have their origins in Traditional Chinese Medicine…

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4 days ago

Don’t Make These Mistakes When You Exercise at Home!

Are you missing your regular exercise class or other activities? Have you tried exercising at home to keep fit and stay healthy? Perhaps you’d like to do more exercise at home? Over the years, I’ve supported hundreds of people to exercise safely and…

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5 days ago

Seniors Could See the Biggest Benefits from Metabolic Surgery

A pair of recent published studies examined the benefits of weight loss surgery among different age groups. The results are surprising to some, in that the most measurable benefits, including a clear gain in life expectancy…

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6 days ago

My Not So Normal Adventures in Mental Health

When Prozac first hit the marketplace, I asked my psychotherapist if he thought it could help. “Probably not,” he said, “as it would do nothing for your core abandonment issues.” My mother committed suicide when I was nine, after years of struggling…

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1 week ago

Why Not You? Why Not Now?

After I signed my life away on the waiver, which tells you that you can die, of course you can, I leapt into this class with the same abandon as I do most new sports. Look, I’m about as graceful as a drunken camel. What I do have, which gets me through…

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1 week ago

When Medicare Is Calling, Should You Answer?

Health care fraud is a serious crime. Victims can suffer long-lasting emotional and financial effects. Yet every year, scammers ramp up their efforts, especially targeting senior citizens around Medicare’s fall Annual Enrollment Period…

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1 week ago

3 Natural Practices to Make You a ‘Least Vulnerable’ Person

Summer is here and we all want to know how to spend these precious days doing as much as possible for our health. What simple steps can we do, to not only survive but to thrive during these challenging times? Become one of the least vulnerable persons…

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1 week ago

How to Re-Boot Your Well-Being After a Health Set-Back in the 7th Decade

One of the best pieces of advice I can offer to support lifelong health is, “don’t let a health set-back become a new health set-point.” Healthy habits aren’t just a one-time choice. They’re a series of small choices made day after day, week after week…

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