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.

4 days ago

Meet (and Defeat) Your Body’s Toxic Zombie Cells

When it comes to age-related issues, telomere length, and senescent cells play a major role. When telomeres become shorter, and senescent cells become more prevalent, the aging process accelerates. Scientifically speaking, when cells age…

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2 weeks 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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2 weeks 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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3 weeks ago

Are Telomeres the Key to Aging Well? The Real Reason Why We Age

Telomeres are the structures made from DNA sequences that serve to protect the end of a chromosome. They are essential for cell division and get shorter over time until they are no longer able to divide, eventually leading to cell death…

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3 weeks ago

What Is the SAGE Screening for Dementia, and Should You Do It at Home?

The SAGE Test is a self-administered exam designed to be taken at home to detect the early signs of cognitive impairment. It is a brief tool that can evaluate your thinking abilities. The questions are designed to evaluate each part of the brain…

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3 weeks 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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4 weeks ago

Facing Alcohol Addiction After 60

In her late 70s, Becky, felt out of place during the Covid-19 crisis. She was finally coming to grips with her alcohol addiction. The problem was exacerbated by her use of prescribed medications – medications she needed to navigate aging…

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4 weeks ago

New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors – It’s Never Too Late

In these changing and challenging times, it is more important than ever that everyone have goals, including older adults. That may sound odd but consider why it is important to have resolutions as you age…

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4 weeks ago

A Sedentary Lifestyle Killed My Mom. Don’t Let This Happen to You!

Around her mid-60s, Mama decided that she had worked enough and she completely stopped. She embraced a sedentary lifestyle and spent the long days watching TV from her recliner or sleeping in her bed. This was not the mama…

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1 month ago

Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis

We all know regular exercise is beneficial: mentally, physically and emotionally. We also know it can be hard to motivate ourselves sometimes, especially if we are dealing with the pain of osteoarthritis…

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