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!

4 weeks ago

How Important Is It to Take Care of Your Physical Health After 60? Part 3: Teeth

I was recently sitting at a dinner table in Vietnam with fellow tourists on one of our first nights together. The woman sitting next to me said something I didn’t hear because I was distracted by the poor condition of her teeth…

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4 weeks ago

Why We Should Strengthen Our Gluteus Medius Muscle (+ Exercises)

Of course, it is important to strengthen all our major muscle groups to protect against sarcopenia, the progressive and gradual loss of muscle mass and strength as we age. Should we fall prey to significant sarcopenia, we will most likely experience…

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4 weeks ago

Does Healthy Eating = Healthy Aging?

Do you have healthy and nutritious habits? Or are you a die-hard fan of those rich foods you grew up eating? As someone concerned with health and nutrition, I have done a lot of research on this subject. I have personally fought…

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4 weeks ago

Preventative Health Screenings: Are They Right for Me?

You’ve probably received them in the mail. Those colorful flyers from companies that advertise a variety of preventative health screenings. I used to think they were scams and immediately tossed the flyers into the wastebasket…

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1 month ago

Dealing with Chronic Back Pain in Your 70s and Beyond

As we age, our bodies go through a lot of changes. One common change that many of us experience is back pain. Back pain is a very common issue for older adults. In fact, a study that looked into the literature published from January 1985 to October 2018…

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1 month ago

2 Easy to Prepare Vegan Dinners that Offer an Alternative to Processed Food

I am going to share a few vegan recipes with you. Though I am not a vegan, I try to make a few dishes during the week that do not have animal protein for good health and economy. I took on a great writing gig a few years ago…

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1 month ago

Why Can’t I Lose Weight? How Trauma Sabotages Weight Loss for High Achieving Women (VIDEO)

High achieving women in their 50s and 60s who struggle with making consistently healthy food choices tend to have one thing in common: a history of trauma. Even if these same women have spent years in therapy and are at peace with the traumatic…

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1 month ago

Could You Be Experiencing Depression and Not Even Know It?

Everyone is susceptible to depression, but depression in older adults can be even more challenging to identify, especially as both symptoms and triggers vary greatly from when we were younger adults or even children…

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1 month ago

3 Keys to the Fountain of Youth (If You Dare to Plunge into It)

Wouldn’t it be great if there was an actual fountain of youth? What if you could just walk up to it with your paper cup, dip it in in the water, and take a big drink? Nirvana, right? Well, no such luck!

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1 month ago

5 Tips for Exercising with Peripheral Artery Disease

You may feel a little overwhelmed if you have been diagnosed with Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). Don’t worry, though – we are here to help! This blog post will give you five tips for exercising safely and effectively with Peripheral Artery Disease…

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