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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.

Don’t Ignore Your Posture! 5 Ways to Get Your Healthy Back Back
2 days ago

Don’t Ignore Your Posture! 5 Ways to Get Your Healthy Back Back

Especially in your 60s, with the weight of becoming a ‘senior’ bearing down a life of working and raising a family at a plateau, your back can buckle under the pressure. Bad posture doesn’t just simply look bad, though…
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Why Setting Goals Is Sometimes the Worst Thing You Can Do
7 days ago

Why Setting Goals Is Sometimes the Worst Thing You Can Do

Back in the 1980s, when I was in my 20s, I decided to do a 2-day, 150-mile bike ride from Houston to Austin, Texas. I bought a bike (yes, I didn’t even have a bike at the time) and trained for months with a group of friends who were…
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Breast Cancer Can Happen to Any Woman – Can You Be a Survivor?
1 week ago

Breast Cancer Can Happen to Any Woman – Can You Be a Survivor?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which, for me, is another reminder that it’s been more than two decades since my diagnosis in 2000. Back then, one in five women was affected. Today, the American Cancer Society claims…
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How Modern Technology Is Solving the Problem of Incontinence
2 weeks ago

How Modern Technology Is Solving the Problem of Incontinence

It likely began mildly, years ago, with a few small accidents here and there. Over time, dealing with the symptoms of incontinence – the pads, the change of clothes, the keen awareness of the closest bathroom…
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The Signs of Ovarian Cancer Every Woman Must Know
2 weeks ago

The Signs of Ovarian Cancer Every Woman Must Know

The American Cancer Society estimates ovarian cancer will strike more than 22,000 women in the United States this year. And 14,000 of those women will die. Ovarian cancer is difficult to detect in its early stages are challenging…
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Oh, My Aching Feet! Why I FINALLY Decided to Toss My Heels
3 weeks ago

Oh, My Aching Feet! Why I FINALLY Decided to Toss My Heels

At a gathering with women friends, our discussion ran to the unglamorous topic of feet. You know, this little piggie and all that. I had to chuckle as we raved about the comfort of our less-than-fashionable footwear. Read More

What Is the Pelvic Floor and Why Should You Care? (VIDEO)
3 weeks ago

What Is the Pelvic Floor and Why Should You Care? (VIDEO)

There’s been a lot of talk about the pelvic floor and how it weakens with age. Exercise has been said to help, but is that really the case? The pelvic floor is a group of muscles within the pelvis. These muscles act like a hard-working team to hold…
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The 4 Golden Rules to Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period
3 weeks ago

The 4 Golden Rules to Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period

With October right around the corner, it’s time to start preparing for Medicare’s Annual Election Period (AEP), also known as Medicare Open Enrollment, which runs from October 15th to December 7th. It’s important for beneficiaries to gather…
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Happy, Healthy, and Post-Menopausal
4 weeks ago

Happy, Healthy, and Post-Menopausal

Do you remember when sport was actually fun? The days when getting out and playing sports with our friends was effortless and we were full of energy seem like a long time ago! Staying healthy when we were 16 was definitely fun…
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6 Lessons My Mother Taught Me About (Not) Aging Well
4 weeks ago

6 Lessons My Mother Taught Me About (Not) Aging Well

Sometimes we learn what to do from someone who did it all wrong. I found myself realizing that I learned a lot about aging well from my mother. Sadly, the lessons are not ones I want to repeat. Read More