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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.

Possible vs. Inevitable: The Importance of Preventing Falls… and How to Do It!
3 months ago

Possible vs. Inevitable: The Importance of Preventing Falls… and How to Do It!

Several weeks ago, a woman commented on an article I’d done about getting older vs. getting old. She told a story about taking a bad fall over a concrete curb, sitting there for a few moments, and then moving on. Read More

What Does It Take to Stay Healthy in your ThirdThird?
3 months 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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An Injury Doesn’t Need to Render You Helpless – Learn How to Recover
3 months ago

An Injury Doesn’t Need to Render You Helpless – Learn How to Recover

Even when you’re younger, it can take weeks or even months to recover from a serious injury. As we age, our body doesn’t heal itself like it used to. In fact, many seniors may never recover to 100 percent…
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Avoid These 5 Common Medicare Snafus!
3 months ago

Avoid These 5 Common Medicare Snafus!

Boy, if people would just check in with us at age 64.5, life could be a lot easier for new Medicare beneficiaries! Though we try all we can to keep people out of trouble…
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How to Keep Yourself Healthy (and Warm) This Winter
3 months 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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6 Super Easy Healthy Aging Tips That Almost Everyone Can Do
3 months 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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Feel Tired All the Time? 8 Dietary Habits That Wear You Out
3 months ago

Feel Tired All the Time? 8 Dietary Habits That Wear You Out

If you feel tired all the time, it may be due in part to what you are eating and drinking throughout the day. Read on to learn how you can make dietary adjustments to combat fatigue…
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How to Use Self-Massage to Improve Your Happiness After 60 – 3 Ways to Get Started
4 months 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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Laugh More and Leak Less: 7 Natural Ways to Reduce Bladder Leaks at Any Age
4 months 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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How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Health After 60
4 months 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