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Health and Fitness

Is healthy aging important to you? Are you interested in losing weight after 60? Let’s explore how fitness and gentle yoga for seniors can help!

Fall Prevention After 60: How to Stay on Your Feet and Out of the Hospital
1 day ago

Fall Prevention After 60: How to Stay on Your Feet and Out of the Hospital

Fall prevention isn’t just for the “super old.” In fact, according to my guest, Dr. Leslie, every person over the age of 60 should be thinking about how to maintain their balance and avoid fall-related injuries. As someone who has had her share of falls, I couldn’t agree more! Join us as we discuss the importance of fall prevention after 60.
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How to Stay Strong, Mobile and Fit in Your 60s and Better
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How to Stay Strong, Mobile and Fit in Your 60s and Better

Three years from now, do you expect to be as strong and agile as you are today? How about six years from now? Read More

Healthy Eating Mystery: What Are You REALLY Craving… and Why?
2 days ago

Healthy Eating Mystery: What Are You REALLY Craving… and Why?

To say that our relationship with food is complex is an understatement, especially when it comes to weight loss. If it was easy, I would put on my dietitian hat and tell you how many carbs, proteins and fats you should be eating. Read More

Hate the Gym? Here Are 9 Fun Exercise Options for Seniors
3 days ago

Hate the Gym? Here Are 9 Fun Exercise Options for Seniors

I don’t have to convince you that exercise is a necessary component of healthy aging. It can lower blood pressure, improve cardio health, lower your risk of certain cancers and arthritis, prevent osteoporosis and improve your energy, sleep and metabolism. I think of it as a celebration of what our bodies can still do! Read More

4 Reasons for Bloating During Menopause and What You Can Do to Find Relief
3 days ago

4 Reasons for Bloating During Menopause and What You Can Do to Find Relief

Bloating is prompted by indigestion or gas in the stomach and is most often associated with a protruding stomach. Women may also say their faces show signs of being bloated or use the term bloated feet.  Read More

Enjoy Sports? It’s Not Too Late to Start Competing as a Senior Woman!
4 days ago

Enjoy Sports? It’s Not Too Late to Start Competing as a Senior Woman!

Luckily, there were trees. I claimed my patch of shade that Wednesday morning in June along with the other women in the 65-69 age group waiting to be led to the starting line of the 800-meter…
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Are Supplements a Waste of Money and Do We Really Need Them After 60?
5 days ago

Are Supplements a Waste of Money and Do We Really Need Them After 60?

At your local grocery store, you’ve likely passed the health section and saw the seemingly endless rows of supplements lined on the shelves. From vitamin B to Calcium, there seems to be a supplement for just about every nutrient…
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Relaxing Yoga for Seniors Practice: Focus on Lower Back (Part 3/8): FULL 37-Min Class
6 days ago

Relaxing Yoga for Seniors Practice: Focus on Lower Back (Part 3/8): FULL 37-Min Class

For many of us older women with a fondness for 1940s music, this Andrews Sisters/ Bing Crosby refrain from South America, Take It Away says it all. Our spines simply aren’t what they used to be!

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Healthy Summer Desserts: My Delicious Fruit and Yoghurt Whip and Chocolate Avocado Mousse
1 week ago

Healthy Summer Desserts: My Delicious Fruit and Yoghurt Whip and Chocolate Avocado Mousse

I have to admit that I rarely make desserts. We get our sugar fix with fruit, but every once in a while I decide it is time to enjoy a real dessert. Most of the desserts I do create include fruit, as it is a healthy and delicious way to get our servings of fruit. Read More

5 Early Warning Signs of Dementia You Need to Know
1 week ago

5 Early Warning Signs of Dementia You Need to Know

Last night on Netflix I watched an episode of Frankie and Grace, a show about two older women played by Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. Read More