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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!

Remembering My Dad on Father’s Day
10 hours ago

Remembering My Dad on Father’s Day

My father was a decent and thoughtful man whose life was shattered by World War Two. An accountant by training, he arrived in Canada, penniless and unable to speak English, with a young family in tow. It was a classic immigrant success story. We weren’t wealthy…
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Is It Time for a Good Ol’ Nap?
1 day ago

Is It Time for a Good Ol’ Nap?

Some of my friends refuse taking a midday nap, even though they feel chronically tired. They worry it will ruin their nighttime sleep. They tell me that if they take a daytime nap, they either lay awake at night wishing they could drop off to sleep…
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Online Video Gaming for Seniors – A Game Changer or an Addiction Gateway?
1 day ago

Online Video Gaming for Seniors – A Game Changer or an Addiction Gateway?

I have raised 3 children from Generation Y, including one who is a stereotypical millennial guy sitting on the couch in his apartment playing the video game World of Warcraft into the wee hours of the morning. It seems to have the makings of an addiction…
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5 Easy Summer Recipes: Take the Stress and Mess Out of Cooking This Year
2 days ago

5 Easy Summer Recipes: Take the Stress and Mess Out of Cooking This Year

Everyone seems to be concerned with healthy eating these days. And for a good reason! With so many hidden ingredients in our foods, it’s hard to ever really know for sure what we are putting into our bodies. Thankfully, the warmer seasons offer us…
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Count on High Tea for Great Good Health
2 days ago

Count on High Tea for Great Good Health

Enjoying or taking tea was made fashionable by Anna Russell, the 7th Duchess of Bedford, in 1865, when the lengthy wait between lunch and dinner left her feeling peckish enough to have small, yet delicious snacks delivered to her rooms!
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5 Steps to Take Control of Your Medical Costs in Your 60s
3 days ago

5 Steps to Take Control of Your Medical Costs in Your 60s

I’ve always been fit. Even well into my 50s I felt physically invincible. I could still jump out of bed for a morning run, followed by a strength class and then even possible game of tennis later in the day. Nothing could quell my energy…
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How Your Love of Nature Can Be a Great Conversation Starter
3 days ago

How Your Love of Nature Can Be a Great Conversation Starter

Nature is my spiritual supplement. Chillaxing under the verdant canopy of a sycamore tree, imagining familiar shapes in the clouds floating across an azure sky, mimicking the song of a thrush whistling in the wood, yipping and skipping down a country road…
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6 Ways to Overcome the Betrayal of the Body After 60
4 days ago

6 Ways to Overcome the Betrayal of the Body After 60

In my mind and heart I still feel like I can do what I did when I was 30. But it’s just not true. I hung up my tennis shoes a decade ago because the discs in my back are degenerating and they won’t take the pounding anymore. My body has betrayed me…
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Gardening and Summer Food  – What’s in It for You?
6 days ago

Gardening and Summer Food – What’s in It for You?

Are you someone who closely marks the calendar in springtime, eagerly awaiting the day when you can put seeds in the ground to grow your vegetables? Gardening is a wonderful way to connect not only with our food, but also with the soil, air and water…
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How to Tone Your Core and Upper Body for Summer
6 days ago

How to Tone Your Core and Upper Body for Summer

Summer is quickly approaching! You want to look and feel your best to feel confident in your summer clothes and have the energy to enjoy all the adventures that lie ahead! As women, we typically have two main areas of focus that we want to improve…
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