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Brain Health

Nothing is more important to health aging than brain health. Fortunately, there is plenty that we can do to keep our minds sharp. From brain foods to exercise, we can help you to give your brain the love it deserves.

How to Keep Your Brain Sharp as a Senior Woman in Bloom
1 month ago

How to Keep Your Brain Sharp as a Senior Woman in Bloom

Regardless of age, we all have ‘senior’ moments. Sometimes we forget things, like where we put our keys, what we were just talking about or even where we put an item that we were just holding. While it might be funny when we’re younger, the older we get, the more we worry that it might signal early signs of dementia…
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How Your Gut May Impact Your Alzheimer’s Risk
2 months ago

How Your Gut May Impact Your Alzheimer’s Risk

Did you know your gut bacteria affects your body’s metabolism? Research is showing that the bacteria in a healthy person’s gut is different to that in, for example, someone who is obese. Read More

Can Fiber Fix Aging? 2 Surprising Ways Scientists Now Think the Answer is YES!
2 months ago

Can Fiber Fix Aging? 2 Surprising Ways Scientists Now Think the Answer is YES!

As a health-conscious 60-plus woman, you’re probably aware of importance a fiber-rich diet. So, you load up on the whole grains, veggies, avocados, berries, nuts and legumes…
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7 Routine Exercises to Keep Dementia at Bay
3 months ago

7 Routine Exercises to Keep Dementia at Bay

Dementia affects over 50 million people worldwide, according to research from the World Health Organization. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, contributing to nearly 70% of cases…
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5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Brain Active and Young After 60
3 months ago

5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Brain Active and Young After 60

Did you exercise your brain today? Most of us don’t even know what that means. We seem to overlook the importance of the brain and solely focus on the body when we think about being healthy…
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9 Brain Builders and 3 Brain Drainers Boomer Women Need to Consider in Their Diet
4 months ago

9 Brain Builders and 3 Brain Drainers Boomer Women Need to Consider in Their Diet

As I slide into my 70s, I find myself forgetting names with more regularity every day. It’s getting so common that I often stay out of conversations because I can’t remember the name of the politician…
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The Exercise-Memory Connection We Can’t Ignore as 60 Comes and Goes
4 months ago

The Exercise-Memory Connection We Can’t Ignore as 60 Comes and Goes

The other day, I was having a particularly enthusiastic conversation with a dear friend in his 70s over his latest short story. An avid writer, he delighted in sharing with me how his main character was developing…
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Losing Your Memory in the Details – It Can Get You in a Knot!
4 months ago

Losing Your Memory in the Details – It Can Get You in a Knot!

It is a well-known fact that we begin to lose our memories as we age. I’m not talking about serious conditions like dementia, but just day-to-day problems of bringing something to mind. Much of it isn’t too important…
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Hey Grandparents – Babysitting Boosts Your Brain Power
5 months ago

Hey Grandparents – Babysitting Boosts Your Brain Power

When my wife and I babysat our two grandchildren this past weekend, we knew we would have fun. But we didn’t know we would be boosting our brain power as well. Read More

How to Boost Your Memory with Simple Lifestyle Changes
6 months ago

How to Boost Your Memory with Simple Lifestyle Changes

I think I can speak for most of us boomers when I say that one of the more frustrating things about getting older is experiencing what we affectionately call “senior moments.” Read More