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!

14 hours ago

6 Surprising Ways Herbal Remedies Can Benefit Your Body After 60

When I begin a conversation about the benefits of herbs and herb oils for the body, people unfamiliar with my work assume I am talking about a culinary approach. They are partly correct. Herbs do offer texture to dishes and add flavor, but they…

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3 days ago

Why Brené Brown and Your Friends Love Pickleball!

I stepped on a pickleball court 29 years ago, and it was love at first sight. Yet if I happened to mention my passion for pickleball to work colleagues or certain friends, my enthusiasm would be met with a heavy dose of snark and “pickleball shaming…”

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4 days ago

How to Balance the 6 Dimensions of Wellness in Your Life After 60

How balanced is your Wellness Wheel? Are you missing a spoke? Some time ago I introduced the concept of creating a personal Vitality Portfolio® just like you would a financial portfolio. This involves creating…

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5 days ago

Boomer Women and Insomnia: Think Twice Before Taking a Sleeping Pill!

Contrary to what you may have heard, the amount of sleep you need as you get older doesn´t decrease. Boomers need about as much sleep – between seven and nine hours – as younger adults. Unfortunately, the amount of sleep you actually get…

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6 days ago

When Should You See Your Doctor for Memory Loss?

My husband has memory loss. It is more advanced lately, so we finally went to see a neurologist. It started out with memory lapses. Sometimes, Chuck asked the same question like “Where is the rake?” It would be where it always was, but I would tell him anyway…

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7 days ago

Stuck Inside this Winter? Here Are 5 Fun and Easy Ways to Stay Active!

With winter on the way, staying active becomes increasingly hard to do. Between preparing for the holidays and the higher likelihood of severe weather, many of our favorite walking groups will part ways until the next spring season…

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1 week ago

How to Maintain Your Exercise Routine (Even During the Holidays) + VIDEO

Almost everyone struggles with staying active during the holidays. There’s so much disruption, whether you have family staying, are going away or are just out of your normal routine. It can be a very special time, seeing family (especially grandchildren…

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1 week ago

12 Excuses for Overeating and Why They’re Nonsense

Do you have a collection of excuses you repeatedly use to justify eating when you aren’t hungry? Or continuing to eat when you’ve already had enough? Your decision to eat is always preceded by a thought, even if you barely notice the thought…

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2 weeks ago

The Other Covid Healthcare Crisis

There is no doubt that the Covid virus has tested humanity in many ways. It seems to be a huge wake-up call that, apparently, we all needed. It essentially forced us all to slow and then hunker down with only our nearest and dearest…

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2 weeks ago

Anxious About Holiday Eating? What Women Over 60 Need to Know

If holiday feasting brings you anxiety, know that you aren’t alone and there is hope to have peace with food. For many women, the increase in availability of sugar and carbohydrate heavy foods brings on an obsession, constantly worrying…

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