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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!

10 Simple Healthy Eating Nudges to Help You Get More from Life
2 weeks ago

10 Simple Healthy Eating Nudges to Help You Get More from Life

As we age, our metabolism slows down and weight gain becomes a sensitive issue. No matter what we do nothing seems to shift the weight. Here are some tips to help with nudging that weight a little that do not require deprivation and hunger…
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Are You Waiting for That Metaphorical Block of Concrete in the Sky?
2 weeks ago

Are You Waiting for That Metaphorical Block of Concrete in the Sky?

By the time you are in your mid-70s and there has been no major health crisis, you know you have been lucky. If you have a spouse (or partner) and ‘you’ means both of you, you know you have been doubly lucky. Now aged 79 and my husband aged 80…
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Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions About Medicare
2 weeks ago

Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions About Medicare

Medicare can be a bit complicated. There are several different Medicare coverage options, each of which comes with its own pros and cons. Once you do pick your plan, it can be a challenge to fully understand what’s covered by it and what’s not…
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Lions, Cortisol and Chronic Stress: Living with your Anxious Brain
2 weeks ago

Lions, Cortisol and Chronic Stress: Living with your Anxious Brain

You probably already knew this, but chronic stress is bad for your health. It’s no thanks to the pandemic that many of us have given our trusty stress-management practices a backseat, replaced by even more of the cortisol-filled thoughts than before it started…
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Top 4 Tips for Strength Training as We Age (VIDEOS)
2 weeks ago

Top 4 Tips for Strength Training as We Age (VIDEOS)

As we age, strength training becomes an essential part of our workout to maintain and tone muscle, build bone density, and protect our joints. It is not enough to use walking as our only workout. Starting as early as our 30s, our body starts to lose muscle mass…
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Dealing with Insomnia? The Middle of the Night is a Great Time for Creativity
2 weeks ago

Dealing with Insomnia? The Middle of the Night is a Great Time for Creativity

When insomnia began to ruin this happy sleeper’s nights, I tossed and turned for hours. After a few months of misery, I figured out it’s best to do what the experts suggest: Get up. So what to do during those wide-awake hours? Here are some creative suggestions…
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Celebrating Menopause and the Transition to New Life
3 weeks ago

Celebrating Menopause and the Transition to New Life

For many Western women, the mention of the word menopause is associated with dread and fear – in a culture that relishes youth, it has come to be considered as part of the ageing process. Menopausal women have often been labelled “grumpy”…
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Answering 4 Frequently Asked Nutrition Questions: Where Is the Truth?
3 weeks ago

Answering 4 Frequently Asked Nutrition Questions: Where Is the Truth?

To begin, let me say that the following answers are based upon my training and experience as a holistic nutritionist. Opinions on what’s best in nutrition are highly controversial which …
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Healthy Eating After 60: Love Your Refrigerator and Barely Like Your Pantry
3 weeks ago

Healthy Eating After 60: Love Your Refrigerator and Barely Like Your Pantry

If you give a visual check of your fridge and pantry, it is more than likely that your pantry may come out as better stocked. This is probably true in most cases because there are other items stored besides food on the shelves. Take a second to look and inventory…
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Stay Healthy with Regular Medicare Glaucoma Screenings
3 weeks ago

Stay Healthy with Regular Medicare Glaucoma Screenings

Glaucoma is a very common eye condition, especially for older adults. When left untreated, glaucoma can do serious damage to your vision, so it’s important to get screened regularly to catch it early. Did you know Medicare offers regular glaucoma screenings?
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