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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.

Drinking to Your Independence: How Science Says Good Hydration Can Keep You Mentally Sharp After 60
2 days ago

Drinking to Your Independence: How Science Says Good Hydration Can Keep You Mentally Sharp After 60

By  •  News

Are you a woman over 60 and living on your own? If so, researchers at Penn State University’s College of Health and Human Development have come up with findings that might help you remain independent!
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Your Pelvis Sets the Stage (Literally) for a Healthy Upright Spine at Any Age (Simple Exercises!)
2 days ago

Your Pelvis Sets the Stage (Literally) for a Healthy Upright Spine at Any Age (Simple Exercises!)

It’s rare to find people in our society, especially past a certain age, who sit or stand with a fully-elongated, upright spine. In fact, chronic rounding of the spine…
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Are You a Victim of Your Thoughts? Meditation Can Help
6 days ago

Are You a Victim of Your Thoughts? Meditation Can Help

Have you ever been a victim of your own thoughts?

If you are not sure, just think about the one or two or 50 nights when you were plagued by thoughts and constant thinking and you couldn’t shut down your mind and get to sleep. Or, you woke up in the middle of the night and you couldn’t go back to sleep. Read More

Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis
1 week 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. Read More

After 60, Mobility Is the Key to Your Healthspan
1 week ago

After 60, Mobility Is the Key to Your Healthspan

“Mobility is the key to survival: this came up again and again in my research.” —Bill Gifford. The medical field of aging is relatively new. It wasn’t until the last century that we saw an exponential increase in human life expectancy…
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Stiff Neck and Shoulders? Make Them Strong with These 5 Easy to Follow Exercises
2 weeks ago

Stiff Neck and Shoulders? Make Them Strong with These 5 Easy to Follow Exercises

We learned in my holiday neck stress article how the positioning of our arms in our shoulder girdle affects muscle use and overuse in our upper back, neck and shoulders…
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What If You Did Not Have a Choice to Age Well?
2 weeks ago

What If You Did Not Have a Choice to Age Well?

A new year is upon us. Yes, that means the hands of time are moving as they have throughout eternity. For those of us who are in the sunset and twilight of our lives, we recognize that sooner than later time ticks toward the midnight hour…
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CBD – A Boomer Health Trend to Watch in 2020
3 weeks ago

CBD – A Boomer Health Trend to Watch in 2020

This is the time of year when pundits make their annual predictions about which trends or products will be hot (and which will not) over the next 12 months. Given my passion for all things related to getting and staying healthy…
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Start Your Morning with a 3-Step KISS Routine to Age Well
3 weeks ago

Start Your Morning with a 3-Step KISS Routine to Age Well

Welcome new year and new decade! You may be thinking about your health and wellness goals. You may have a lot of them, and you realize that if you spread yourself too thin, you will not be successful…
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Are You a Walking Enthusiast? 6 Tips to Enjoy a Walking Holiday Experience After 60
1 month ago

Are You a Walking Enthusiast? 6 Tips to Enjoy a Walking Holiday Experience After 60

By  •  Travel

Do you look forward to taking a walk every day? If so, you may well be thinking about making your next vacation one that involves walking. The fact is that once you incorporate walking into your daily routine…
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