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.

3 days ago

Menopausal Issues Past 60? This Is Actually Normal

Let me start by saying sweats, flushes, flashes, whatever you want to call these side-effects of menopause, can last through to your 80s. You didn’t want to hear that, but it’s true. At 73 I still have hot flushes and they’re as bad now as back in my 50s. Why? The menopause just doesn’t know […]

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4 days ago

3 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism After 60

If you have gained a bit of weight (or more) over the past few years and you feel like it is an inevitable part of aging, let me tell you this is untrue. If, no matter what diet you have tried, the stubborn pounds just won’t leave you, read on… 

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5 days ago

The Best of Times or the Worst of Times

For some, the times have never been better, and for many the times have never been worse. The stress of living through a global pandemic with all its fallout, namely political, family, relationship and health care philosophy divisions…

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6 days ago

Why Tai Chi is Amazing for the Health and Happiness of Older Women

I have a confession to make. Based on the science, for years I have been recommending Tai Chi to my patients without ever doing it myself. To avoid being a hypocrite any longer, I decided to attend my first ever Tai Chi class. The class was a free one set…

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7 days ago

How to Alleviate Neck Pain and Stiffness… Without Painkillers!

Do you have a stiff or painful neck? Does your neck often hurt or just feel uncomfortable? Does tension in your neck make it hard to turn your head as easily as you used to? If this sounds like you, you will know that pain or stiffness in your neck can affect…

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1 week ago

Sixty, Sexy, and Sensational – How to Feel Your Best Inside and Out

By the time women hit their 60s, they have likely thrown away their last menstrual supplies and swapped for lubricants. Some may still have postmenopausal symptoms of fatigue, brain fog, headache, insomnia, irritability, and depression…

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1 week ago

4 “Goddess Moves” to Boost Your Body Confidence at 60 Plus

When I was 40, I began to develop Arthritis. It began slowly, at first in my fingers, however by the time I was in my late 50s, I was really suffering with pain, joint stiffness and swelling in my feet, knees, hands and ankles. I knew that I needed to find a way…

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3 weeks ago

Stay Mentally Sharp! Another Good Reason to Manage Your Blood Pressure After 60

I do my best to keep up with the latest research about high blood pressure (hypertension) because this illness has had such an awful impact on many of my family members and friends. So, understandably, the cardiovascular risks…

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3 weeks ago

Why Optimistic Women Live Longer and Healthier – Are You One of Them?

Optimism supports women’s good health – especially in aging. That’s the evidence of dozens of research studies. People with an optimistic attitude tend to have better health outcomes and more years of healthy life. In fact, if optimism were a drug…

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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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