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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.

Mature Skin and Chemical Sunscreens: Do the Benefits Top the Potential Damage?
5 months ago

Mature Skin and Chemical Sunscreens: Do the Benefits Top the Potential Damage?

Remember when we used a reflector (horrors!) to speed up that tanned face? Or maybe you slathered baby oil all over to attract the brightest rays of summer right to your face and body, like I did…
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It’s Time to Rethink the “an Aspirin-a-Day for Heart Health” Strategy
5 months ago

It’s Time to Rethink the “an Aspirin-a-Day for Heart Health” Strategy

Aspirin is probably one of the safest, most used, and well-known painkillers and anti-inflammatory medications around. Most of us grew up with it in the family medicine cabinet. Read More

The Benefits of Practicing Mudra Hand Gestures in Your 60s
5 months ago

The Benefits of Practicing Mudra Hand Gestures in Your 60s

For thousands of years, people have been using mudra or hand gestures to improve their physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Anyone can benefit from practicing mudra, even women who are 60 years old and over…
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How to Keep Your Aging Body Flexible (The Easy Way!)
6 months ago

How to Keep Your Aging Body Flexible (The Easy Way!)

Do you get out of bed in the mornings and wonder where your get up and go… got up and went? Most women find that, as they hit the half century mark, they aren’t as flexible as they once were…
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Boomers and Bongs – How Safe Is Medical Marijuana for Older Adults?
6 months ago

Boomers and Bongs – How Safe Is Medical Marijuana for Older Adults?

I read a tongue-in-cheek quip the other day that said, “Talk with your grandparents about marijuana – before somebody else does.” While this is clearly a clever play on the slogan from years gone by aimed at keeping kids off drugs…
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The Secret Power of Water and Why Boomers Can Benefit from It
6 months ago

The Secret Power of Water and Why Boomers Can Benefit from It

While many of us crave for the secret sauce that will cause us to lose weight and have more energy, one item is often overlooked, and it is the simplest of all – pure water. You may hear that pomegranate juice…
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Want to Feel More Balanced? Start with Your Feet!
6 months ago

Want to Feel More Balanced? Start with Your Feet!

Did you know that 25% of your bones and muscles are located below the ankle? And yet our feet tend to be one of the most overlooked parts of our body, at least as far as proactive care goes…
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How Going on a Retreat Reinvigorates Your Life After 60
6 months ago

How Going on a Retreat Reinvigorates Your Life After 60

Women our age have grown up to believe it can be selfish to make time just for us. A lot of us have lived 50 years or more with the mindset that we’re the glue that holds everyone together; that, without us, things would literally fall apart. Read More

Preserving Vision in Maturity: One Mould Does Not Fit All
6 months ago

Preserving Vision in Maturity: One Mould Does Not Fit All

Nothing is more important than your health and that includes eye health. Preserving your vision can be as simple as seeing your eye care professional for annual exams or as complicated…
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The Journey to Healthy Aging – How Living with Purpose is the Key to Happiness and Good Health
7 months ago

The Journey to Healthy Aging – How Living with Purpose is the Key to Happiness and Good Health

Like fine wine, you can age gracefully. Maintaining an active lifestyle as you age keeps your body healthy, and so does making smarter food choices. However, there’s more to healthy aging than exercise and a well-balanced diet. Read More