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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!

Are We Over-Estimating Our Alzheimer’s Risk? It Depends… 
3 hours ago

Are We Over-Estimating Our Alzheimer’s Risk? It Depends… 

We seem to be inundated with stories of doom and gloom on the likelihood of our acquiring Alzheimer’s or any other form of dementia. In fact, if you listen to the varied and disparate reports we seem to be inundated with lately…
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I’m Over 55 – Should I Get the Covid-19 Vaccine?
2 days ago

I’m Over 55 – Should I Get the Covid-19 Vaccine?

At this stage, most of what we’re hearing is frustration about the slow pace of the vaccine rollout. But gradually, the effort is picking up steam, and we are moving toward delivering one to one and a half and possibly one day soon…
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5 Ways to Enjoy Solitude Instead of Feeling Lonely
2 days ago

5 Ways to Enjoy Solitude Instead of Feeling Lonely

Feelings of loneliness have always been an issue. The pandemic has only magnified this as we continue to social distance and so many means of congregation remain shut down. Covid or no Covid, it is always a good time to learn ways…
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Concerned About Osteoporosis After 60? Try These 4 Simple Tips for Building Hip Bone Density
2 days ago

Concerned About Osteoporosis After 60? Try These 4 Simple Tips for Building Hip Bone Density

Osteoporosis is a bone disease in which the density and quality of bone is reduced. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis affects 200 million women throughout the world…
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Have You Forgotten These Heart Healthy Foods?
3 days ago

Have You Forgotten These Heart Healthy Foods?

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. The month of February is known as “Heart Health Month,” but we should practice the prevention of heart disease every month of our lives…
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Yes, Grief Can Lead to Substance Abuse
3 days ago

Yes, Grief Can Lead to Substance Abuse

Losing a loved one can be one of the most difficult experiences to deal with in our later years. Losing a spouse or long-term partner is different than the death of a distant relative or even a pet. Our lifetime of memories is cut short…
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How to Recapture the Fitness Level You Lost Under Quarantine
4 days ago

How to Recapture the Fitness Level You Lost Under Quarantine

If your body has been creaky and cranky lately from too much sitting, computer time and television, you might be feeling a little wobbly. That’s natural. However, you might also have undermined some of your core strength with sedentary habits…
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Medicare vs. Medicaid: What Seniors, Loved Ones, and Caregivers Should Know
5 days ago

Medicare vs. Medicaid: What Seniors, Loved Ones, and Caregivers Should Know

Although their names sound similar, Medicare and Medicaid are two different types of healthcare programs offered by the United States government. While both cover healthcare costs, the eligibility requirements for each program…
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Behind the Mask Is a Brand New, Smiling Me
6 days ago

Behind the Mask Is a Brand New, Smiling Me

About six months after the ex and I separated, forcing the sale of our business (my job!), I relaunched my real estate career in a new city, surrounded by a smart and attractive team of (much younger) professionals…
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Want to Increase Your Life Expectancy? Change Your Life Expectations!
6 days ago

Want to Increase Your Life Expectancy? Change Your Life Expectations!

Do you think about the future with a sense of excitement, hope or positivity? Research suggests that how we think about the future influences our life expectancy. In one study, people with positive perceptions of aging were found…
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