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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!

2 Delicious Breakfast Options – Vegetarian Egg Scramble and Vegan Curried Tofu Scramble
2 weeks ago

2 Delicious Breakfast Options – Vegetarian Egg Scramble and Vegan Curried Tofu Scramble

There are many new and old/revisited diets in today’s landscape featuring a variety of different foods. Many of them are aimed at losing weight and improving your health. The vegan and vegetarian diets…
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Take Big Strides to Feel Confident When You Walk
2 weeks ago

Take Big Strides to Feel Confident When You Walk

If you’re starting to notice your balance when you walk, and perhaps feel unsteady on occasions, then you’ll know that this can affect your enjoyment of walking.

As a specialist …
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Vaccines Can’t Do It Alone – How to Help Them Protect Our Health
2 weeks ago

Vaccines Can’t Do It Alone – How to Help Them Protect Our Health

There is really positive and exciting news these days about the expanding availability of a variety of vaccines designed to help protect us from SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19 disease. Many healthcare experts are saying…
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To Eat or Not Eat… Meat – A Diet After 60 Decision Worth Debating
2 weeks ago

To Eat or Not Eat… Meat – A Diet After 60 Decision Worth Debating

I grew up eating like a farmer’s daughter, too. I love meat. I know a lot of people don’t eat anything with eyes for personal reasons, and I’m fine with that. But the meat food group often gets a bad rap which, in my opinion, is not fair…
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5 Ways to Practice Self-Love on Valentine’s Day According to Neuroscience
3 weeks ago

5 Ways to Practice Self-Love on Valentine’s Day According to Neuroscience

Valentine’s Day is here. We’re all used to showering our appreciation on the ones we love on that day. But what if we shifted our focus to loving ourselves instead? The past year has been tough, but taking time for ourselves can lead to…
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Should You Worry About Your Bone Density? Here’s How to Combat Thinning Bones
3 weeks ago

Should You Worry About Your Bone Density? Here’s How to Combat Thinning Bones

Thinning of the bones is inevitable for women after 60, right? For 10 years I was hovering in the osteopenia range, blond, blue-eyed, with Northern European heritage. I thought I had to just live with it, swallow my calcium…
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Medicare Advantage Plans vs. Original Medicare: Let’s Discuss the Benefits
3 weeks ago

Medicare Advantage Plans vs. Original Medicare: Let’s Discuss the Benefits

Medicare Advantage plans, also known as Part C, must include everything Original Medicare (Parts A and B) offers. Additionally, these plans provide a variety of benefits that Original Medicare lacks. Contrary to what many believe…
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8 Things to Remember as We Age and Come to Terms with Hormonal Changes
3 weeks ago

8 Things to Remember as We Age and Come to Terms with Hormonal Changes

Whether we want to lose or gain weight, we cannot ignore these facts. That is, unless we want to bury our heads in the sand, or we have discovered the secret to Eternal Youth and still have the body we had when we were 18!
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How to Choose the Best Mattress for Your Aging Body
3 weeks ago

How to Choose the Best Mattress for Your Aging Body

As we get older, we learn to put up with life’s little aches and pains. Even if we have avoided major injuries and chronic health conditions, we probably feel a little stiff from time to time. “It’s ok,” we think to ourselves, “that’s just a part…
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Understanding and Dealing with Frailty at Any Age
4 weeks ago

Understanding and Dealing with Frailty at Any Age

The number one reason seniors seek medical health care is frailty, which is a very general term. In this first article we’ll look at the definition of frailty, how it affects us as we age and one important symptom we should look out for…
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