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

5 Nutrition Suggestions for Healthy Aging

I remember when Jane Fonda proudly announced that she had put on some weight, and that she was looking better. She said growing up, she was told it was a choice between her ‘ass or her face,’ but now she’s getting complements on both. Read More

4 years ago

Healthy Aging: Muscle Mass and Its Relationship to Frailty

This article complements a previous one I recently wrote where we discussed the definition of frailty, how it affects us as we age and the very important symptom of muscle mass loss…

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4 years ago

The Eyes Have it! 4 Common Age-Related Eye Problems and How to Fix Them

If you’re over 50, you’ve likely noticed changes in your vision from just 5 or 10 years ago. Aging eyes come with a host of problems for most of us. Some can be prevented and, for those that can’t, there are things you can do to minimize the effects. Read More

4 years ago

3 Ways for Older Women to Avoid Holiday Hazards with a Mindful Approach

The holidays are here. The weather is cold in the Northern Hemisphere and expectations for a joyous season run high. Gatherings with loved ones, happy times, visions of sugarplums may dance in your head or fill you with longing for days past. Read More

5 years ago

Want to Achieve Healthy Aging? This Doctor Says it’s as Easy as M-E-S-H

Society is full of suggestions and opinions on ageing and the changes we should make as we get older. But what should we really be doing as we try to embrace healthy ageing? Join us in conversation with geriatrician Dr. Bill Thomas who has four great points to what he believes matters most. Enjoy the show! Read More

5 years ago

3 Things Most Older Adults Don’t Know About Seasonal Flu Shots

Flu season approaches once again and, as a woman over 60, you may be wondering if you should get a flu shot this year. Will the vaccine be effective? Is the flu shot necessary? Could the vaccine give you the flu? Read More

5 years ago

Wellness Spotlight: Are You Happy with Your Physical and Social Well-being?

My first article for Sixty and Me described the Vitality Portfolio® approach that helps build health/well-being in the same way you might use a financial portfolio to build financial well-being. Namely, it helps you make a (vitality) plan, balance (vitality) assets and make regular deposits. Read More

5 years ago

Tired of Yelling Over Your Meal? Here’s How to Find a Quiet Senior-Friendly Restaurant

There are a few things in life that drive me bonkers. One is when people discard their notes on the sidewalk instead of the trash can. Or when a person lets the lobby door close in my face — blissfully unaware that I’m behind, intent on slowing him down a few precious seconds. Read More

5 years ago

Let’s Explore 3 A’s of Aging Well

Aging well is a lot like a spiritual practice. It requires awareness, discipline and focus to move through the third chapter of life with some grace and a little bit of mischievous disgrace. Read More

5 years ago

11 Natural Constipation Remedies to Try in Your 60s

There are seven common problems associated with digestion: constipation, diarrhea, a mix of constipation and diarrhea, gas, cramps, bloat and acid reflux.

Today I want to share with you what I know about constipation, an issue that plagues many women in later life, and how to achieve improved regularity. Read More