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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.

Why Getting Away for a Few Days Can Improve Your Health and Wellbeing After 60
1 year ago

Why Getting Away for a Few Days Can Improve Your Health and Wellbeing After 60

Oh no, not more health advice!

We are bombarded these days with advice about what to eat and when, what exercise to take and how often, not to mention all those things we are not supposed to do, like enjoying a good glass of wine. Read More

Why Living Your Life with Passion and Purpose Is Good for Your Health After 60
1 year ago

Why Living Your Life with Passion and Purpose Is Good for Your Health After 60

Life is a sequence of transitions. We start as children at school, perhaps attend college, start careers, take time out of a career to care for others, perhaps start a new job and eventually transition out of paid work. Read More

How to Deal with Dehydration by Drinking More Water
1 year ago

How to Deal with Dehydration by Drinking More Water

As a young woman I suffered regularly from excruciating migraine headaches. They were the crawl into bed, close the door, lower the blinds, pull the covers over my head and curl up in the fetal position type of headaches. Read More

3 Powerful Spices that May Help with Type 2 Diabetes
1 year ago

3 Powerful Spices that May Help with Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is on the rise. The International Diabetes Federation estimates that 1 in 11 (425 million) adults worldwide have diabetes. They also say that 1 in 2 adults with diabetes are undiagnosed (212 million). Read More

How to Rejuvenate Your Spirit After 60 with the Healing Power of Nature
2 years ago

How to Rejuvenate Your Spirit After 60 with the Healing Power of Nature

We experience stress and frustration every day, but if it overwhelms us, we end up debilitated. Stress takes a toll on our psyche and bodies, especially as we approach our later years. Read More

Your Biggest Tea Question Answered: Does All Tea Contain Caffeine?
2 years ago

Your Biggest Tea Question Answered: Does All Tea Contain Caffeine?

For those of us in the tea industry, the question whether all tea contains caffeine is a loaded one. There are so many factors in play. Read More

5 Ways to Move Your Body, Mind and Attitude After 60
2 years ago

5 Ways to Move Your Body, Mind and Attitude After 60

Most of us know there isn’t a magic cure for everything that ails us, whether it’s physical or emotional. Still, there is one thing we can all do that will make us feel better, no matter what’s going on. Read More

How to Choose Multivitamins After 60: A Geriatrician Weighs in
2 years ago

How to Choose Multivitamins After 60: A Geriatrician Weighs in

Who among us haven’t stood in a pharmacy in front of a shelf full of different multivitamins, helplessly scratching one’s head? Choosing just the right one for you is daunting. It’s frustrating. I do it for a living and still find it overwhelming. Read More

12 Ways Caretakers Can and Should Take Better Care of Themselves
2 years ago

12 Ways Caretakers Can and Should Take Better Care of Themselves

Caretaker is a role many of us are taking on in our senior years, as our parents live longer and healthier lives. At some point, though, we can find ourselves in a role reversal, specifically when we’re responsible for or facilitating the care of aging parents with infirmities. Read More