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Healthy Aging

What is the key to healthy aging? Do you have a have good genes to live to be 100? Or, will some combination of fitness, supplements, vitamins, food and medicine do the trick? Find out here.

Answering 6 Questions on Strength Training as an Aging Well Strategy
2 days ago

Answering 6 Questions on Strength Training as an Aging Well Strategy

I reversed my own osteoporosis with a combination of important elements like good sleep, whole-food nutrition, improved gut health, and weightlifting, as well as walking with a weighted vest. Over the last few years, I have used my…
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Morning Mindfulness Ritual – Do You Have One?
5 days ago

Morning Mindfulness Ritual – Do You Have One?

I was listening to a podcast where the participants discussed lifestyle medicine in the 3rd age, and how what we do in our daily routine can either inhibit or enrich our life and health. This had a profound effect on me…
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Want to Feel More Confident Walking? Start with Arm Swings (VIDEO)
1 week ago

Want to Feel More Confident Walking? Start with Arm Swings (VIDEO)

Do you sometimes feel unsteady on your feet? Have you noticed that you walk more slowly and cautiously? Would you like to feel more confident when you’re out walking? If you’re starting to notice your balance when you walk…
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What’s All the Hullabaloo about Mindfulness Meditation?
1 week ago

What’s All the Hullabaloo about Mindfulness Meditation?

I sit on my living room floor, in front of the fire, after my morning tea. This is my time; time to slow my breath, relax my body and just be present. This is my way of soothing my mind and releasing the tension in my body. Nothing fancy…
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The Best Medicine of All Time: Laughter
3 weeks ago

The Best Medicine of All Time: Laughter

When did you have your last good laugh? As we leave 2020 behind with all its tribulations, let’s ring in the new year with a bit of laughter. For all cultures, laughing has been a way to make it through hard times. Last March, Sixty and Me published…
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So How Are You Using Your Covid Quarantine Time?
3 weeks ago

So How Are You Using Your Covid Quarantine Time?

By  •  Lifestyle

At 78 years old, my friend Dee (not her real name) has just lost 45 pounds, is working on her teeth, finished writing three novels and countless short stories, and vastly improved her fitness. All under quarantine…
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How Will You Nourish Yourself This Year?
3 weeks ago

How Will You Nourish Yourself This Year?

By  •  Mindset

Our life choices either deplete us or nourish us. They affect us physically, emotionally and spiritually, usually all at the same time. We can feel our choices down to the bone, in our gut and around our heart space. Our bodies speak to us…
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Don’t Believe the Old Adage – Bladder Leakage Isn’t Normal at Any Age
4 weeks ago

Don’t Believe the Old Adage – Bladder Leakage Isn’t Normal at Any Age

You are not alone; tens of millions of Americans experience leakage of urine from the bladder or the bowels. It’s a condition that causes frustration and embarrassment, and it can be both unhygienic and even dangerous…
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7 Ways to Manage Varicose Veins
1 month ago

7 Ways to Manage Varicose Veins

Noticing varicose veins in the mirror can be upsetting for some. While they aren’t exactly the most welcome companion, there’s often a way to deal with them so you can feel more confident. But what are varicose veins and how can you…
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5 Foods That Naturally Lower Cholesterol for Women Over 60
1 month ago

5 Foods That Naturally Lower Cholesterol for Women Over 60

For millions of Americans, taking statins – medications like Lipitor and Crestor – to lower cholesterol has become the norm. However, these drugs, while they work, can come with significant side effects. Although most people tolerate…
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