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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.

Don’t Let These 8 Important Healthy Aging Habits Get Away from You
3 weeks ago

Don’t Let These 8 Important Healthy Aging Habits Get Away from You

Life can get super busy. You lunge from pillar to post in a matter of minutes, forget appointments, miss food items from your list at the supermarket, can’t fit in daily exercise…
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Are You at Risk of Diabetes? These 5 Tests Are Sure to Reveal an Issue
3 weeks ago

Are You at Risk of Diabetes? These 5 Tests Are Sure to Reveal an Issue

You have probably heard of metabolic syndrome, the precursor to Type 2 diabetes. But do you know how doctors define that? If anyone in your family has suffered from Type 2 diabetes…
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After 60, Mobility Is the Key to Your Healthspan
3 weeks 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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Can Breathing Exercises Give You a Healthy Aging Boost? You Bet!
4 weeks ago

Can Breathing Exercises Give You a Healthy Aging Boost? You Bet!

Could something as simple as doing breathing exercises help you to get more from life after 60? The answer is almost certainly yes!

For most of our lives, we have a tendency to take our bodies for granted. In our 20s and 30s, we barely even notice that it is there – or, at the very least we don’t appreciate it as much as we should! Read More

There’s More to Healthy Bones Than Calcium!
4 weeks ago

There’s More to Healthy Bones Than Calcium!

What framing is to a building, that’s what bones are to our bodies – a support system that shapes them and gives us the ability to move. Read More

4 Easy and Achievable Practices to Guide You to a Longer, Healthier Life
4 weeks ago

4 Easy and Achievable Practices to Guide You to a Longer, Healthier Life

“The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.” – Frank Lloyd Wright. I agree. My life seems to improve as I age. In spite of my wrinkles, sore knees, and digestive issues, I’m happier. Could it be about increasing wisdom? Whatever the cause, I want more. I want a long life…
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Transitioning to the Medicare System – It’s All About Process, Not Product
1 month ago

Transitioning to the Medicare System – It’s All About Process, Not Product

In the US, we have a system where every person that becomes 65 years old must make some decision related to Medicare, the health insurance system for people over 65…
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Drinking to Your Independence: How Science Says Good Hydration Can Keep You Mentally Sharp After 60
1 month ago

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

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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!)
1 month 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
1 month 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