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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.

Preventative Health Screenings: Are They Right for Me?
2 days ago

Preventative Health Screenings: Are They Right for Me?

You’ve probably received them in the mail. Those colorful flyers from companies that advertise a variety of preventative health screenings. I used to think they were scams and immediately tossed the flyers into the wastebasket. Read More

3 Ways to Practice Body Awareness and Prevent Falls (video)
4 days ago

3 Ways to Practice Body Awareness and Prevent Falls (video)

We develop body awareness in all stages of life, but unfortunately, we lose some of it as we age. In our later years, being able to understand and develop this awareness of where our body is in space can help with falls prevention…
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Does Medicare Cover Medical Marijuana or CBD Products? No – But There Are Some Options!
3 weeks ago

Does Medicare Cover Medical Marijuana or CBD Products? No – But There Are Some Options!

As of March 2020, 33 states have legalized comprehensive, publicly available medical marijuana or cannabis programs and 13 have approved use of “low THC, high cannabidiol (CBD)” products for medical reasons…
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Want to Look as Vibrant as You Feel? It’s Easy as One, Two, Three, Four, Five
3 weeks ago

Want to Look as Vibrant as You Feel? It’s Easy as One, Two, Three, Four, Five

When you feel your best, it’s only natural to want to look just as good. And you can! Everyday healthy habits have a stunningly positive impact on your skin. Yes, sunscreen helps reduce your risk of developing skin cancer, but it also…
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5 Remarkable Benefits of Music Listening to Positively Impact Your Health
3 weeks ago

5 Remarkable Benefits of Music Listening to Positively Impact Your Health

Do you listen to music on a regular basis? Maybe you tune the radio dial to a favorite station while you cook or pop in your earbuds when you head out for a walk. Personally, I’m such a dinosaur that I still enjoy the CDs from my large…
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The 10,000 Step Myth and What We Really Need to Do to Stay Active During the Pandemic
3 weeks ago

The 10,000 Step Myth and What We Really Need to Do to Stay Active During the Pandemic

Have you heard about “Quarantine 15?” It is the new “Freshman 15” and refers to the average of 15 pounds that many people are bemoaning they have gained during all the various “stay at home” orders around the country…
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How Changing My Morning Routine Changed My Life Forever
3 weeks ago

How Changing My Morning Routine Changed My Life Forever

I used to have a terrible time sleeping. I would either lay awake for what seemed like hours or wake up two to three times each night like clockwork. For the longest time, I couldn’t figure out why I was awake, worrying about things I had no control over. Read More

How to Feel More Confident Getting Up from the Floor (VIDEO)
4 weeks ago

How to Feel More Confident Getting Up from the Floor (VIDEO)

Do you find it harder to get up from the floor than you used to? Do you sometimes feel ungainly or unsteady when going down to or coming back up from the floor? Do you avoid doing things that involve getting down to the floor?
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Is It Possible to Fix the Hunched Posture That Affects Women Over 60?
4 weeks ago

Is It Possible to Fix the Hunched Posture That Affects Women Over 60?

Do you ever catch your reflection in the mirror or a glass door and think, “Is that me? And when did I get that hunch?” You might notice that you are stiff or stooped over when you get out of a chair or out of the car, or you might notice…
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Mercury Retrograde? What’s the Fuss All About?
1 month ago

Mercury Retrograde? What’s the Fuss All About?

Yesterday, I was on the phone with my sister, who lives and is quarantined in Buenos Aires. She was complaining that so many different things around the house needed fixing. As she was telling me about her broken electric oven…
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