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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.

Walk Your Way to Health and Mental Wellbeing
1 day ago

Walk Your Way to Health and Mental Wellbeing

How many hours have you spent in front of the computer this week? What about the television? The truth is, most of us recognise that it’s not just the under-30s who are spending too long slumped in front of a screen…
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How Important Is It to Take Care of Your Physical Health After 60? Part 3: Teeth
1 day ago

How Important Is It to Take Care of Your Physical Health After 60? Part 3: Teeth

I was recently sitting at a dinner table in Vietnam with fellow tourists on one of our first nights together. The woman sitting next to me said something I didn’t hear because I was distracted by the poor condition of her teeth…
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3 Supreme Rules for Ideal Computer Posture After 60
4 days ago

3 Supreme Rules for Ideal Computer Posture After 60

Do you feel stiff after working on your computer? Do you find yourself slumping, hunching, and with forward head posture trying to look at the screen? Are you looking for ways to do what you need to do on the computer…
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5 Natural Ways to Fight the Flu This Winter
1 week ago

5 Natural Ways to Fight the Flu This Winter

Autumn brings beautiful fall colors, cooler temperatures, and the dreaded cold and flu. While you can somewhat protect yourself against the flu with a shot, there’s no vaccine for the common cold…
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7 Secrets to Keeping Your Hair Healthy, While Aging on Your Own Terms
1 week ago

7 Secrets to Keeping Your Hair Healthy, While Aging on Your Own Terms

There’s no magic potion that will prevent us from aging (unfortunately), but that doesn’t mean you can’t age gracefully. While taking care of your skin will definitely help keep you looking younger and healthier…
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5 Simple Steps to a Healthy Pelvis After 60
1 week ago

5 Simple Steps to a Healthy Pelvis After 60

Incontinence is an initial warning sign that the strength of your pelvic floor is compromised in some way and no longer has the ability to hold the contents of the pelvis. The initial symptom is leaking urine but if left untreated…
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The Exercise-Memory Connection We Can’t Ignore as 60 Comes and Goes
2 weeks ago

The Exercise-Memory Connection We Can’t Ignore as 60 Comes and Goes

The other day, I was having a particularly enthusiastic conversation with a dear friend in his 70s over his latest short story. An avid writer, he delighted in sharing with me how his main character was developing…
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What Role Does “Good” Cholesterol Play in Maintaining Health in Our 60s? You May Be Surprised!
2 weeks ago

What Role Does “Good” Cholesterol Play in Maintaining Health in Our 60s? You May Be Surprised!

As far back as I can remember, conventional wisdom has been that the higher our HDL cholesterol levels, the less we and our healthcare providers had to be concerned about our ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol levels. Read More

How to Alleviate Neck Pain and Stiffness… Without Painkillers!
3 weeks 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?

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