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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.

What Role Does “Good” Cholesterol Play in Maintaining Health in Our 60s? You May Be Surprised!
2 months 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!
2 months 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
2 months 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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The Taboo Topic of Older People Having Sex – Let’s Not Hide from the Facts!
2 months ago

The Taboo Topic of Older People Having Sex – Let’s Not Hide from the Facts!

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People everywhere are fascinated by sex. I am not the first to say so. We wonder what other people do and when and what it means to them. And some wonder how long it continues…
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How Important It Is to Take Care of Your Physical Health After 60? Part 2: Hearing
3 months ago

How Important It Is to Take Care of Your Physical Health After 60? Part 2: Hearing

When I was in high school and a smart-aleck with my friends, we used to tease my dad because of his hearing loss. Thank goodness he had a great sense of humor and a knowing sense of self…
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Find Your Tribe: Reach Your Goals with a Healthy Aging Community
3 months ago

Find Your Tribe: Reach Your Goals with a Healthy Aging Community

In the US, a staggering 28% of adults over the age of 65 live alone. In recent years, a substantial amount of research has found that isolation in our later years increases the risk of adverse health events…
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Forest Bathing – A Unique Way to Boost Your Health in Your 60s and Beyond
3 months ago

Forest Bathing – A Unique Way to Boost Your Health in Your 60s and Beyond

Hiking in the woods isn’t just a great way to stay fit. It can also help your emotional and mental health. While just spending some time out in nature can be great for you, you can go a step further…
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How to Avoid Messing Up When It Comes to Medicare? 64.5 Is the Password You Need to Remember
3 months ago

How to Avoid Messing Up When It Comes to Medicare? 64.5 Is the Password You Need to Remember

At Boomer Health Group we are often asked “When is the best time to start talking and learning about Medicare?” Surprisingly, even that question doesn’t have a straight answer…

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How Do They Do It? 4 Things I Learned from Near-Centenarians Competing at the Senior Olympics
3 months ago

How Do They Do It? 4 Things I Learned from Near-Centenarians Competing at the Senior Olympics

I’ve had several months to absorb the experience of competing in the National Senior Games this summer. What continues to come to mind has nothing to do particularly with my events…
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Having Trouble Sticking with Balance Exercises for Seniors? This One Trick Will Help!
3 months ago

Having Trouble Sticking with Balance Exercises for Seniors? This One Trick Will Help!

Just like exercise and good nutrition, we all know that balance exercises for seniors are important. As a 70-year-old woman, I don’t consider myself “old” and I certainly don’t feel like a “senior” but I also understand that I am getting to an age where falls are a very real danger. Read More