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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!

Walking Well: Check Your Posture to Feel More Confident Walking (VIDEO)
3 weeks ago

Walking Well: Check Your Posture to Feel More Confident Walking (VIDEO)

When we have difficulties with our balance, this can really affect our walking. We start to worry about keeping steady and lose the enjoyment of walking. In the last 15 years as a specialist exercise instructor, I’ve helped…
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How to Prepare for Bunion Surgery
3 weeks ago

How to Prepare for Bunion Surgery

I’m writing this post because bunion problems are so much a part of the Sixty and Me set, and I’m about to have one corrected. Years of ill-fitting shoes and high heels have not been friends to our feet, and mine have come to the point…
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4 Essential Knee Exercises to Make Climbing Stairs Easier and Pain-Free
3 weeks ago

4 Essential Knee Exercises to Make Climbing Stairs Easier and Pain-Free

You are standing at the bottom of that dreaded staircase once again. All you want is that maroon blouse from the armoire in the attic. Why would climbing 13 six-inch elevations feel like surmounting Mount Everest…
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These 5 Nonfiction Books Answer Many Health Questions
3 weeks ago

These 5 Nonfiction Books Answer Many Health Questions

I am excited to share my thoughts about each of my current must read nonfiction books. Yes, you read that right – I am excited about nonfiction books. I think we are living in a fascinating time where scientific research is helping humans…
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When Domestic Violence Hits Close to Home, Signal for Help!
4 weeks ago

When Domestic Violence Hits Close to Home, Signal for Help!

Nothing in my life – barring news of the accidental death of my dad – has twisted me so much as the murder of my hair stylist. She was only 37 and a beautiful spirit. I met her about five years ago, when she was going through a divorce…
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4 Unexpected Tips for Living Longer with Chronic Disease: I Want Trees, Please
4 weeks ago

4 Unexpected Tips for Living Longer with Chronic Disease: I Want Trees, Please

We all know that we are not going to live forever. But when we enter our 60s, the harsh reality of our own expiration date hits home. The good news is that if you are 67 years old and have no chronic diseases, you can expect to live…
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Homemade Marmalade Gift for the Holidays (RECIPE)
4 weeks ago

Homemade Marmalade Gift for the Holidays (RECIPE)

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the joy of the season and a welcome escape from the virus is just what we need! This time of year brings thoughts of baking and preserving foods from the garden, or perhaps, making food gifts…
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Best Blood Pressure Watches for Women Over 50
4 weeks ago

Best Blood Pressure Watches for Women Over 50

Most of us try to take excellent care of ourselves. We eat healthily, get enough sleep, move regularly, and stay socially active. These are all things that are recommended for a fit mind and body. However, some factors can creep up…
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From Hibernation to Wholeness
4 weeks ago

From Hibernation to Wholeness

Don’t you feel like holing up when the shorter days of November arrive (if you’re in the Northern hemisphere, that is)? Do you have a voice inside that says, “If you don’t use it, you lose it”? There are seasons to our activity levels…
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How I Tried – and Failed – to Box My Grief Over My Mother’s Death
4 weeks ago

How I Tried – and Failed – to Box My Grief Over My Mother’s Death

I had a vivid dream the other night. I was preparing to teach a class, but I couldn’t find my notes. As the time for the class drew nearer, I got increasingly stressed that I’d lost my window to prepare. In and of itself, that dream isn’t…
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