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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.

Are You at Risk of Diabetes? These 5 Tests Are Sure to Reveal an Issue
5 months ago

Are You at Risk of Diabetes? These 5 Tests Are Sure to Reveal an Issue

You have probably heard of metabolic syndrome, the precursor to Type 2 diabetes. But do you know how doctors define that? If anyone in your family has suffered from Type 2 diabetes…
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Can Breathing Exercises Give You a Healthy Aging Boost? You Bet!
5 months 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

There’s More to Healthy Bones Than Calcium!
5 months ago

There’s More to Healthy Bones Than Calcium!

What framing is to a building, that’s what bones are to our bodies – a support system that shapes them and gives us the ability to move. Read More

4 Easy and Achievable Practices to Guide You to a Longer, Healthier Life
5 months ago

4 Easy and Achievable Practices to Guide You to a Longer, Healthier Life

“The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes.” – Frank Lloyd Wright. I agree. My life seems to improve as I age. In spite of my wrinkles, sore knees, and digestive issues, I’m happier. Could it be about increasing wisdom? Whatever the cause, I want more. I want a long life…
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Transitioning to the Medicare System – It’s All About Process, Not Product
5 months ago

Transitioning to the Medicare System – It’s All About Process, Not Product

In the US, we have a system where every person that becomes 65 years old must make some decision related to Medicare, the health insurance system for people over 65…
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Drinking to Your Independence: How Science Says Good Hydration Can Keep You Mentally Sharp After 60
6 months ago

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

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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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Your Pelvis Sets the Stage (Literally) for a Healthy Upright Spine at Any Age (Simple Exercises!)
6 months ago

Your Pelvis Sets the Stage (Literally) for a Healthy Upright Spine at Any Age (Simple Exercises!)

It’s rare to find people in our society, especially past a certain age, who sit or stand with a fully-elongated, upright spine. In fact, chronic rounding of the spine…
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Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis
6 months ago

Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis

We all know regular exercise is beneficial: mentally, physically and emotionally. We also know it can be hard to motivate ourselves sometimes, especially if we are dealing with the pain of osteoarthritis. Read More

Stiff Neck and Shoulders? Make Them Strong with These 5 Easy to Follow Exercises
6 months 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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What If You Did Not Have a Choice to Age Well?
6 months ago

What If You Did Not Have a Choice to Age Well?

A new year is upon us. Yes, that means the hands of time are moving as they have throughout eternity. For those of us who are in the sunset and twilight of our lives, we recognize that sooner than later time ticks toward the midnight hour…
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