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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.

4 years ago

What Does It Take to Stay Healthy in your ThirdThird?

There is so much to life and health at any age. It’s not just about our weight or diet or exercise routine. We are much more complex and deeper than that. Staying healthy is broad and deep…

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4 years ago

How to Keep Yourself Healthy (and Warm) This Winter

While there’s plenty to love about winter – skiing, ice fishing, fireplaces, warm sweaters, the first snowfall – there’s a lot more to worry about, especially for those who are over 65…

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4 years ago

6 Super Easy Healthy Aging Tips That Almost Everyone Can Do

My 87-year-old aunt is an inspiration. She’s no Iron Nun, she doesn’t run marathons on the weekend, and thru-hiking isn’t her idea of fun. Aunty Margaret is just a regular old lady who lives her life with purpose…

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4 years ago

How to Use Self-Massage to Improve Your Happiness After 60 – 3 Ways to Get Started

There are so many benefits of massage for everyone, and, particularly as we age, we need to think about giving our bodies and joints a bit more care than in our younger years. It’s not just about looking after our bodies. We also need to…

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4 years ago

Laugh More and Leak Less: 7 Natural Ways to Reduce Bladder Leaks at Any Age

If you think bladder leaks are only a problem for older adults, think again. I, for one, had my first memorable bladder leak in high school. And memorable it was; I was mortified at the thought that someone might have noticed and I slinked off to the bathroom, clenching my legs together as I went…

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4 years ago

How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Health After 60

Cold weather can have many adverse effects on health. For example, your metabolism has to work harder to keep warm, which may seem a good thing if you’re trying to lose weight.

The down side, however, is that your immunity can suffer, partly because of decreased blood flow and immune responses in the nose – your first line of defence against respiratory viruses. Read More

4 years ago

How Plant-Based Diets Support Healthy Aging (+ How to Transition and Save BIG!)

As we grow into our mature years, we start to realize that every day is precious. That said, we don’t just want to live longer; we want to live better. We don’t just want more days…

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4 years 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

4 years ago

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

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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4 years ago

Stiff Neck and Shoulders? Make Them Strong with These 5 Easy to Follow Exercises

We learned in my holiday neck stress article how the positioning of our arms in our shoulder girdle affects muscle use and overuse in our upper back, neck and shoulders…

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