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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.

How to Stay Cool in the Summer Heat: 6 Tips for Senior Women
7 days ago

How to Stay Cool in the Summer Heat: 6 Tips for Senior Women

Summer is in full swing and with it comes the hot weather. The National Weather Service generally initiates alert procedures when the Heat Index is above 105 degrees Fahrenheit for two consecutive days…
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Don’t Wait! Here Are 5 Ways to Take Charge of Your Health After 50
2 weeks ago

Don’t Wait! Here Are 5 Ways to Take Charge of Your Health After 50

For many years, I suffered pain in my joints, insomnia and bouts of gastric distress. I was overweight and stressed.

I talked to my doctor about my pain and symptoms, and her response was, “Lois, you’re getting older. It’s osteoarthritis. And people start to sleep less as they get older. Get more exercise. It might help.” Read More

6 Solutions to a Common, Yet Embarrassing Problem
3 weeks ago

6 Solutions to a Common, Yet Embarrassing Problem

We joke about it. Sometimes we’re embarrassed by it. But we all do it, so we might as well talk about it.

I’m referring to something that goes by a variety of names: gas, flatus, wind, farts. You all know what I mean! Read More

Going Nuts or Getting Old? 5 Keys to a Healthy Aging Process
3 weeks ago

Going Nuts or Getting Old? 5 Keys to a Healthy Aging Process

The woman wrote in obvious distress that she was repeating herself. Felt depressed. Brain fog. Admitted to the occasional suicidal thought. She was terrified she was getting Alzheimer’s’ disease. At this point, she is committing to a long, possibly painful and confusing process of testing at a major university. Read More

Summer Too Hot to Handle? How to Avoid Heat Stroke as an Older Adult
4 weeks ago

Summer Too Hot to Handle? How to Avoid Heat Stroke as an Older Adult

Every year at around this time, we start to see stories about older adults suffering from heat stroke. Unfortunately, if the climate experts are right, this problem is only going to get worse for our generation in the coming decades. Read More

Dancing the Night Away for a Healthy Body and a Strong Spirit!
1 month ago

Dancing the Night Away for a Healthy Body and a Strong Spirit!

Many specialists recommend dancing to encourage mature adults to move and feel good. Everyone can enjoy the benefits of dance including healthy mature adults, those dealing with chronic conditions…
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How to Re-Boot Your Well-Being After a Health Set-Back in the 7th Decade
1 month ago

How to Re-Boot Your Well-Being After a Health Set-Back in the 7th Decade

One of the best pieces of advice I can offer to support lifelong health is, “don’t let a health set-back become a new health set-point.” Healthy habits aren’t just a one-time choice…
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Know Your Body: Skill #1 for Building Confidence in Your Health as You Age
1 month ago

Know Your Body: Skill #1 for Building Confidence in Your Health as You Age

A common theme I’ve noted in my work as a physical therapist is a loss of confidence in all areas of life that usually accompanies a decline in physical function, particularly in adults over the age of 60…

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Valerie Ramsey, 80-Year-Old Model Shares Her Healthy Aging Tips
1 month ago

Valerie Ramsey, 80-Year-Old Model Shares Her Healthy Aging Tips

Every woman deserves to look good and feel good. Of course, as we age our quest for beauty might take a bit more effort than we’re used to. Nonetheless, women can learn to recognize the beauty of aging…
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Fall Prevention After 60: How to Stay on Your Feet and Out of the Hospital
1 month ago

Fall Prevention After 60: How to Stay on Your Feet and Out of the Hospital

Fall prevention isn’t just for the “super old.” In fact, according to my guest, Dr. Leslie, every person over the age of 60 should be thinking about how to maintain their balance and avoid fall-related injuries. As someone who has had her share of falls, I couldn’t agree more! Join us as we discuss the importance of fall prevention after 60.
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