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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!

Want to Feel More Confident Walking? Start with Arm Swings (VIDEO)
1 hour ago

Want to Feel More Confident Walking? Start with Arm Swings (VIDEO)

Do you sometimes feel unsteady on your feet? Have you noticed that you walk more slowly and cautiously? Would you like to feel more confident when you’re out walking? If you’re starting to notice your balance when you walk…
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What’s All the Hullabaloo about Mindfulness Meditation?
3 hours ago

What’s All the Hullabaloo about Mindfulness Meditation?

I sit on my living room floor, in front of the fire, after my morning tea. This is my time; time to slow my breath, relax my body and just be present. This is my way of soothing my mind and releasing the tension in my body. Nothing fancy…
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At Age 61, I Held a 7-Minute Plank… My Reasons May Surprise You
4 hours ago

At Age 61, I Held a 7-Minute Plank… My Reasons May Surprise You

Last year, at age 61, I held a plank for 7 minutes. Now, setting personal records for holding planks may not be a priority for most women in their 60s, but I like a good challenge! My previous plank record was 3.5 minutes…
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Another Reason to Add Vitamin D to your Health Arsenal
1 day ago

Another Reason to Add Vitamin D to your Health Arsenal

Vitamin D is known as the “sunshine vitamin” since our bodies naturally produce it when we are exposed to sunlight. It is pretty amazing for its wide variety of health benefits. These include supporting healthy teeth and bones, helping protect us…
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Yes, I Decided to Get the Covid-19 Vaccine
3 days ago

Yes, I Decided to Get the Covid-19 Vaccine

After almost 11 months of isolation and watching the devastation this virus has created in our world, I gratefully accepted to take the Covid-19 vaccine when it was offered to my age group. It happened last Sunday…
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How to Create Amazing Aging Youthful Smoothie Bowls… Plus My Top 5 Recipes!
3 days ago

How to Create Amazing Aging Youthful Smoothie Bowls… Plus My Top 5 Recipes!

Are you ready to make 2021 healthy by adding some anti-aging smoothie bowl recipes to your meal planning? I have been using smoothies in my nutrition plan for years and am starting to enjoy smoothie bowls as a tasty substitution…
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Trying to Lose Weight After 60? Here Are 3 Steps for Dealing with the Impulsive Urge to Eat
4 days ago

Trying to Lose Weight After 60? Here Are 3 Steps for Dealing with the Impulsive Urge to Eat

One of the biggest challenges for people trying to lose weight is what to do when they feel like eating but aren’t hungry. That’s the main reason people are overweight – because they don’t eat in response to their hunger and fullness signals…
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3 Top Reasons Medicare Star Ratings Are Important
5 days ago

3 Top Reasons Medicare Star Ratings Are Important

Whether it’s Medicare Advantage or Part D star ratings, knowing how plans stack up next to each other is important. Medicare star ratings can give you an idea of how others felt about the policy, and they can help you see how policies perform…
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Senior Isolation Meets Creative Solution
6 days ago

Senior Isolation Meets Creative Solution

I fell into a mission for older people, not through caregiving as many think (that would come later) but through singing. Tired of playing in casinos and night clubs, I went into a senior community and started singing to the residents…
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How to Organize Your Medicine Cabinet for Safety and Convenience
1 week ago

How to Organize Your Medicine Cabinet for Safety and Convenience

If one of your New Year’s intentions is to get more organized, one place you might be thinking of starting is your medicine cabinet. Often, a discombobulated mess of expired medicines, old prescriptions and a scattered array of Band-Aids…
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