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Getting Older

Getting older isn’t a popular concept. There are so many aging stereotypes and myths, that many of us grow up fearing our 50th or 60th birthdays. In reality, getting older can be a blessing. For starters, the older you get, the better you know yourself. In addition, you finally have the time to explore your passions. Let’s explore and celebrate the aging process together!

Experiencing Cold Feet After 60? 8 Possible Causes and 3 Ways to Remedy the Situation
8 months ago

Experiencing Cold Feet After 60? 8 Possible Causes and 3 Ways to Remedy the Situation

If you are running through your entire stock of cozy winter socks every week, you might be wondering if there is something more you can do to keep your feet warm. Read More

The Hidden Health Sabotage of Older Age: Follow These 3 Tips to Help You Navigate Through It
8 months ago

The Hidden Health Sabotage of Older Age: Follow These 3 Tips to Help You Navigate Through It

It’s January. The holiday festivities and pressures are behind us and a new year stretches to the horizon – one filled with possibilities. It’s natural to think of new beginnings or re-commit to goals this time of year. Have you considered how specifically you’ll move closer to your goals? Read More

Should I Trust a Physician’s Assistant? The Case for a Growing Field of Health Experts
8 months ago

Should I Trust a Physician’s Assistant? The Case for a Growing Field of Health Experts

Dr. W, an orthopedic surgeon, leaned towards me and launched into a lecture.

“We can’t determine what you need without an x-ray,” he barked, cutting me off in mid-sentence. Read More

What Does it Really Mean to be in the “Sandwich Generation”
8 months ago

What Does it Really Mean to be in the “Sandwich Generation”

Are we the generation which had it all?

The bra-burning brigade of the 1960s led us to believe we could have everything we wanted – a fabulous job, a happy family, a beautiful home, leisure time by the bucket-load because of all the labour-saving gadgets, good health, cars, holidays – you name it, it was ours for the taking. Read More

How Dancing Can Improve Your Physical and Mental Well-Being After 60
8 months ago

How Dancing Can Improve Your Physical and Mental Well-Being After 60

By  •  Mindset

Have you ever been listening to music as you’re fixing dinner or doing dishes, and found yourself doing the “two-step” or just “movin’ to the groove”? Well, whatever you called it, you were doing something potentially very beneficial for your body and mind. Read More

Is Age Relevant After 60?
9 months ago

Is Age Relevant After 60?

A year ago, I turned 60. It was a big day for me. Over the past three decades, I planned events celebrating each birthday by challenging myself to accomplish something I had not done before. Read More

9 Herbs and Spices that Can Add Excitement to Your Life After 60
9 months ago

9 Herbs and Spices that Can Add Excitement to Your Life After 60

I recently came across a quote which stated that “aging can be fun if you lay back and enjoy it.” I thought about it for a while and concluded how wrong this thinking is. Read More

4 Hidden Truths About Aging That Could Be Hurting Your Potential
9 months ago

4 Hidden Truths About Aging That Could Be Hurting Your Potential

By  •  Mindset

Afraid of the aging process?

Aging is certainly not glamorized in the media and there’s even some ageism ingrained in our pop culture, so don’t fret if you are indeed afraid. You’re not alone. Read More

Are You Looking Back or Living Forward in Your 60s?
9 months ago

Are You Looking Back or Living Forward in Your 60s?

Conflict is a part of life. Few of us live without it. But what if conflicts from your past are interfering with your moving forward?

Conflict is never an easy thing to deal with, but old, deeply rooted disagreements can really affect your body, mind and spirit. Read More

Square Pegs in a Round World: Embracing Your Authentic Self as You Age
9 months ago

Square Pegs in a Round World: Embracing Your Authentic Self as You Age

As someone who has spent her entire life on the peripheral, I know all about being a square peg in a round world. As a once attractive young woman who desperately wanted to fit in, I would never have thought to say anything that ran contrary to popular opinion. Read More