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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.

Best Multivitamins and Supplements for Women Over 50
1 week ago

Best Multivitamins and Supplements for Women Over 50

Are you considering adding supplements or a multivitamin to your daily regimen? Even if we eat a balanced diet and take care of ourselves, we may need to supplement with vitamins and minerals as we age. Vitamin deficiencies may creep up…
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Stop! Don’t Compare Your Health Stats to Those of Your Spouse!
2 weeks ago

Stop! Don’t Compare Your Health Stats to Those of Your Spouse!

Your health is just that – your health. Comparing your laboratory results with your spouse or partner will only lead to confusion and distress. Of course, there are lots of things we can do to optimize our health stats and lead healthier, longer lives…
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How to Look After Your Teeth After 60
2 weeks ago

How to Look After Your Teeth After 60

Keeping up with your dental hygiene can be tricky in our busy, modern lives. Maintaining teeth and gums’ health can feel like an uphill battle. However, with the right preventative steps, maintaining good oral hygiene doesn’t have to be such a struggle…
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How Many Healthy Years Do You Have Left?
4 weeks ago

How Many Healthy Years Do You Have Left?

We don’t know the answer to how many years we have left, but have you asked yourself how many healthy years you have left? In 2018 it was estimated that a woman or man born in the EU that year would have around 64 healthy life years ahead of them…
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4 Simple Check Ups Women Can Perform at Home
4 weeks ago

4 Simple Check Ups Women Can Perform at Home

There has always been controversy surrounding self-exams and what benefit, if any, these may have in regards to a person’s health. It can be confusing to muddle through all of the data. Here is my take on the most important self-exams…
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EchoS: The No-Radiation Method to Determine Bone Density and Quality
1 month ago

EchoS: The No-Radiation Method to Determine Bone Density and Quality

How many times have you gone to get your bone density tested? If you have done it even once, you know that the procedure involves radiation. Although many clinicians remind us that the radiation levels for many tests are low, I do know that women across…
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Can We Rebuild Resilience as We Age?
1 month ago

Can We Rebuild Resilience as We Age?

By  •  Mindset

I write a lot about fitness after 50, as do many of my fellow Sixty and Me contributors. To a person, I guarantee you that they would likely categorically disagree that age=deterioration, and that there isn’t much we can do about it…
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6 Best Vitamins and Supplements for Women Over 60 (# 5 Will Surprise You!)
1 month ago

6 Best Vitamins and Supplements for Women Over 60 (# 5 Will Surprise You!)

While diet should always come first, there are some supplements that provide additional benefits that can be difficult to obtain from food alone – especially if you are eating less to lose weight, if you have a reduced appetite or are avoiding…
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Keep Active in Your 60s to Stay a Step Ahead of Diabetes (And Don’t Forget Nutrition Too!)
1 month ago

Keep Active in Your 60s to Stay a Step Ahead of Diabetes (And Don’t Forget Nutrition Too!)

I recently read a sobering statistic. Nearly 50 percent of boomers are prediabetic. This means that we have blood sugar levels that are above normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed with full-blown type 2 diabetes…
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The Surprising Benefits of Good Posture for Your Mood and Your Bones
1 month ago

The Surprising Benefits of Good Posture for Your Mood and Your Bones

As children, we were often reminded of the importance of good posture. Our parents told us to sit up straight at the dinner table, and our teachers asked us to stop slouching at our desks. But, for many reasons, as we age our posture typically…
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