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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 months ago

Why Strength Training Triumphs: A Guide for Women Over 50

As women journey through midlife and beyond, the importance of prioritizing health becomes increasingly evident. While many turn to intense cardio workouts to stay fit, there’s a growing realization that strength training holds remarkable benefits…

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2 months ago

How to Best Nourish Your Mind: Nutrition and Mental Health in Women Over 60

It’s no secret that what we eat has a direct impact on our overall health and well-being throughout our lives. Healthy choices help our bodies to function well, and also help us to fight disease. What is less well known? What we eat becomes…

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2 months ago

What’s the Single Most Important Thing You Need to Focus on to Stay Fit and Active as You Age?

Exercise. Walking. Water Aerobics. Yoga. Good nutrition. Getting enough sleep. Managing stress. Hydration. All of these are important. The #1 concept that holds them all together is balance…

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2 months ago

Spring Has Sprung – Now, It’s Time to Focus on Your Balance

Do you feel cheerful when you notice the signs of spring? Are you enjoying the sight of daffodils, tulips and cherry blossom trees? Do you feel more optimistic with the onset of longer days and milder weather? I don’t know anyone who doesn’t feel happier…

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2 months ago

Take Good Care of Your Joints Now – They Will Thank You Later!

I am a firm believer in the adage that an “ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” when it comes to my health. That’s why I usually don’t wait for symptoms to tell me whether I need to do something to take better care of myself…

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2 months ago

Why Are Older People Drinking More?

Alcohol use among senior citizens is on the rise. Although historically older adults were less likely to drink than younger adults, recent studies show that older adults are now drinking more frequently and in larger quantities than in the past…

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2 months ago

How a Sedentary Lifestyle Impacts Incontinence as We Get Older

The older we become, the harder it is for us to maintain and gain muscle. While some might just view this as not having the biceps or abdominals they used to possess, many do not realize that muscles deep in our bodies are also affected…

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2 months ago

13 Fantastic Foods to Boost Your Brain Power (and Stay Healthy)

Staying vibrant after 60 challenges us to look at our lives with intent and explore ways to learn new skills, challenge our minds, and gain new experiences. Our brains get rewired in the process, and the foods we eat affect how well our brain and body functions…

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2 months ago

How to Create a Luxury Hospital Survival Kit

No one likes being in the hospital. So why not make it as pleasant as possible? Once you are out of danger and/or surgery, and in the recovery phase, there are ways to make your stay more comfortable and stress free, and even include some luxurious touches…

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2 months ago

How to Calm Yourself Down When You’re Surrounded by Other People

We’ve all been there; suddenly stressed and needing a few minutes to calm down. But it is not easy, to find “space” for a time out when you’re with a group of people. This is especially true if you don’t want those around you to realize you are in an agitated state…

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