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Want Radiant Skin at 60+? Control These 3 Crucial Hormones

By Kathleen Perry October 05, 2022

Skin ages, along with the rest of our body, post-menopause. Women over 60 who want to age with vitality should know that there are things we can do to have and maintain healthy, radiant skin. The key lies in three crucial hormones that impact the way skin ages…

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That Foggy Feeling That Plays with Our Brains

By Mike Pukanic January 22, 2022

Just the other day, I ran into an old friend at the park and as we went our separate ways he said, “See you later, Mike.” I looked directly at my friend of more than 25 years and suddenly realised I had forgotten his name.Right then, at that very moment…

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What Women Should Know When Considering Hormone Replacement Therapy

By Aleece Fosnight November 13, 2021

Whether it’s for menopausal symptoms or decreasing the risk of UTIs and incontinence, hormone replacement therapy can be a solution for many issues women experience throughout their life. With that said, women interested…

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Think You’re Getting Enough Protein? You May Want to Think Again!

By Joy Stephenson-Laws August 19, 2021

There are some nutrients that we all tend to worry about not getting enough of as we age. I would put calcium in this group. We are usually so concerned about not including enough calcium in our diet that we take any number of supplements…

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How to Cope with a Loss of Appetite After 60

By Joy Stephenson-Laws August 04, 2021

According to statistics, up to 30 percent of us will experience changes in appetite as we age. This is a complaint my mom started having in her mid-60s. Foods she loved to eat as a teen or young adult just didn’t whet her appetite anymore…

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Health Resources for Older Women

By Sixty and Me April 04, 2021

The golden years are often some of the best years of our life. They do, however, come with an increased risk of health issues. Many of these health problems affect women only for biological reasons.  We look at 15 of the most common issues that affect older women and the health resources available to support […]

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How a Low Functioning Thyroid Can Lead to Weight Gain After 50

By Julie Dargan March 21, 2021

Thyroid problems and weight gain can be directly linked. Thyroid issues develop over time. You may have been displaying signs of low thyroid function in your 30s or 40s but were able to push through it. You were able to exercise a little more…

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If You Want to Lose Weight After 50, Listen to Your Hormones!

By Julie Dargan February 01, 2021

Menopause and weight gain often go together thanks to a combination of hormonal disharmony, slower metabolism and lifestyle factors. To achieve hormone harmony, it takes more than simply focusing on one hormone. Today, we will discuss…

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These 5 Nonfiction Books Answer Many Health Questions

By Sarah Purcell November 10, 2020

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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In the Clutches of the Hot Flushes – What Are They and What Can You Do About Them?

By Rachelle Ballard-Clayton April 21, 2020

Are you experiencing hot flushes? Have you been through menopause, but still have the same symptoms? This is a very common occurrence. 75% of women report experiencing hot flushes from approximately age of 40 through to 80…

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