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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!

5 Tips to Get Back to Exercising After 50
3 weeks ago

5 Tips to Get Back to Exercising After 50

I hear it all the time:”I’m 52 (67, 72, or plug in your number), and I used to be fit and active and exercise. Now I’m out of shape, want to feel healthy again, and I’m not sure where to start!” Once you have made the decision you are ready to get back into an exercise routine,…
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How Much Weight Can You Expect to Lose After Weight loss Surgery?
3 weeks ago

How Much Weight Can You Expect to Lose After Weight loss Surgery?

Having realistic expectations is helpful before jumping into weight loss surgery. Among the most common questions we hear is how much weight someone can expect to lose following their procedure. Pounds lost is important, but so are other…
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The Secret Power of Water and Why Boomers Can Benefit from It
3 weeks ago

The Secret Power of Water and Why Boomers Can Benefit from It

While many of us crave for the secret sauce that will cause us to lose weight and have more energy, one item is often overlooked, and it is the simplest of all – pure water. You may hear that pomegranate juice, or grapefruit, or most recently, celery juice…
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Want to Feel More Balanced? Start with Your Feet!
3 weeks ago

Want to Feel More Balanced? Start with Your Feet!

Did you know that 25% of your bones and muscles are located below the ankle? And yet our feet tend to be one of the most overlooked parts of our body, at least as far as proactive care goes. No one thinks about their feet until there’s a problem…
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Brain Health and Aging: How Are They Related? (VIDEO)
3 weeks ago

Brain Health and Aging: How Are They Related? (VIDEO)

The brain is a fascinating and mysterious part of the human anatomy. There is still much we don’t know about how the brain functions in its many varied ways. We lose brain cells as we age, and the dilemma of dementia and Alzheimer’s is increasing, worldwide…
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Take Good Care of Your Gums in Your 60s and They’ll Take Care of You Forever
3 weeks ago

Take Good Care of Your Gums in Your 60s and They’ll Take Care of You Forever

I grew up seeing some of my older relatives remove their ‘teeth’ before going to bed. Sometimes, they expressed discomfort with chewing or dentures that were either too tight or too loose. I decided early on in my life that I was not going to go down…
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Why Healthy Breathing Is So Scarce in Today’s World
4 weeks ago

Why Healthy Breathing Is So Scarce in Today’s World

In his recent book Breath, the New Science of a Lost Art, author James Nestor is on a quest for a more healthy breath. In the process he takes us on a historic tour of the formation of the human face. While he digs deep into the technical side of various…
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How to Effectively Shop for Medicare
4 weeks ago

How to Effectively Shop for Medicare

Many of us don’t realize how many options we have when it comes to healthcare. As you near retirement, you probably assume that you’ll get Original Medicare and nothing else. While you can do this, there are many other options out there…
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Melatonin and Aging: How It Can Help with Memory and Longevity
4 weeks ago

Melatonin and Aging: How It Can Help with Memory and Longevity

What is aging? Volumes have been written on the subject, but our understanding of it, while constantly growing, is still hazy. However, if pressed to summarize the underlying process on the level of the cell, scientists would agree that many…
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Painting Away the Pounds? How Creativity Reduces Stress
4 weeks ago

Painting Away the Pounds? How Creativity Reduces Stress

I have been thinking a lot about the weight gain many people have encountered this past year. I myself fell into some bad habits, gained a few pandemic pounds for a variety of reasons, and had to re-group. The most common cause of weight gain…
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