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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.

A Sedentary Lifestyle Killed My Mom. Don’t Let This Happen to You!
3 months ago

A Sedentary Lifestyle Killed My Mom. Don’t Let This Happen to You!

Around her mid-60s, Mama decided that she had worked enough and she completely stopped. She embraced a sedentary lifestyle and spent the long days watching TV from her recliner or sleeping in her bed. This was not the mama…
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Why Is Being Over 60 the Perfect Time for Health Improvement?
3 months ago

Why Is Being Over 60 the Perfect Time for Health Improvement?

I love the concept of 2021 being the year of the older woman. I believe it’s true. I love the thought of us embracing our age and all of the wonderful parts of having lived these years. I think that there has never been a better time to go…
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Facing Alcohol Addiction After 60
3 months ago

Facing Alcohol Addiction After 60

In her late 70s, Becky, felt out of place during the Covid-19 crisis. She was finally coming to grips with her alcohol addiction. The problem was exacerbated by her use of prescribed medications – medications she needed to navigate aging…
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Answering 6 Questions on Strength Training as an Aging Well Strategy
3 months ago

Answering 6 Questions on Strength Training as an Aging Well Strategy

I reversed my own osteoporosis with a combination of important elements like good sleep, whole-food nutrition, improved gut health, and weightlifting, as well as walking with a weighted vest. Over the last few years, I have used my…
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Morning Mindfulness Ritual – Do You Have One?
3 months ago

Morning Mindfulness Ritual – Do You Have One?

I was listening to a podcast where the participants discussed lifestyle medicine in the 3rd age, and how what we do in our daily routine can either inhibit or enrich our life and health. This had a profound effect on me…
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Want to Feel More Confident Walking? Start with Arm Swings (VIDEO)
3 months ago

Want to Feel More Confident Walking? Start with Arm Swings (VIDEO)

Do you sometimes feel unsteady on your feet? Have you noticed that you walk more slowly and cautiously? Would you like to feel more confident when you’re out walking? If you’re starting to notice your balance when you walk…
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What’s All the Hullabaloo about Mindfulness Meditation?
3 months ago

What’s All the Hullabaloo about Mindfulness Meditation?

I sit on my living room floor, in front of the fire, after my morning tea. This is my time; time to slow my breath, relax my body and just be present. This is my way of soothing my mind and releasing the tension in my body. Nothing fancy…
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The Best Medicine of All Time: Laughter
3 months ago

The Best Medicine of All Time: Laughter

When did you have your last good laugh? As we leave 2020 behind with all its tribulations, let’s ring in the new year with a bit of laughter. For all cultures, laughing has been a way to make it through hard times. Last March, Sixty and Me published…
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So How Are You Using Your Covid Quarantine Time?
3 months ago

So How Are You Using Your Covid Quarantine Time?

By  •  Lifestyle

At 78 years old, my friend Dee (not her real name) has just lost 45 pounds, is working on her teeth, finished writing three novels and countless short stories, and vastly improved her fitness. All under quarantine…
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How Will You Nourish Yourself This Year?
4 months ago

How Will You Nourish Yourself This Year?

By  •  Mindset

Our life choices either deplete us or nourish us. They affect us physically, emotionally and spiritually, usually all at the same time. We can feel our choices down to the bone, in our gut and around our heart space. Our bodies speak to us…
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