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You Can Do This! Excercises to Keep Fit – Even When We Gotta Stay Home!

Plus, Simple Exercises for When We Sit Too Much  Winter is upon us, and depending on what climate you’re lucky enough to be living in, Mother Nature may have different plans for those looking to exercise outside. Even if you’re not located in a cold-weather climate, inclement weather can reign disaster on your daily jog. In some extreme situations,...Read More

70 is the New 50: Why Our Lives Different Today

You probably remember going to visit your grandparent as a child, and they seemed so old. Only now, you’re their age and frankly, you don’t think you look old and withered like that, in fact, you’re pretty able and mobile. This isn’t your imagination, We Baby Boomers are in greater health than our parents’ and grandparents ever were. This is great,...Read More

7 Most Common Misconceptions About Aging

As we age, most people become what they think we will become and stereotypes play a big role in this process. Think you know the facts about growing older? Think again. Here are 7 common misconceptions about aging: Old women are depressed and lonely: While we may get sad and lonely from time to time, research shows that the least lonely and depress...Read More

5 Ways Pets Can Add Love to Your Retirement

We all love animals. They’re loyal, sweet, cute, and even funny. But when we reach retirement, pets have an added bonus: they’re great for our well-being. From physical to emotional health, animals make our lives fuller. That said, pets are a lot of responsibility, so make sure you have the time and physical energy to handle a new addition. Still, ...Read More

Does Your Generation Determine how you Perceive Sexual Harassment?

These past months have been a whirlwind of shocking sexual harassment allegations against men who many find important and admirable. While the outcry is new and noteworthy, the actual acts are nothing out of the ordinary. You probably even experienced some form of harassment in your working days, or at least were exposed to it in some manner. In fa...Read More

8 Things You Should Never Microwave But People Do

Not too many people now that the microwave was invented almost by accident 70 years ago when a Raytheon engineer named Percy Spencer was testing a military-grade magnetron and suddenly realized his snack had melted. Spencer wasn’t the first to notice something like this with radars, but he was the first to investigate it.  He and some other colleag...Read More

5 Foods To Help You Sleep Better

If you’ve been having a hard time falling — or staying — asleep lately, look no further than your kitchen. Certain foods are scientifically proven to aid sleep. There is no shortage of information out there about the importance of a good night’s sleep, likely because more than 50 million Americans don’t get enough of it. If you’re part ...Read More

How Being Grateful is Beneficial to Health All Year Long

Thanksgiving brings to mind family, food, friends, happiness, and reflection. It’s a time to think about all the wonderful things in our lives. Gratitude is a fabulous thing to exercise, but unfortunately, many of us only do it one day a year. And that’s a shame. Insiders say those who regularly exhibit gratitude in their daily lives experience sig...Read More

4 ideas to embrace growing older with gratitude

Congratulations, you’re getting old! In this youth-centric society, that might sound like a crazy notion, but society is wrong. Seniors have the wonderful opportunity to live a life that only our younger counterparts can dream about. Yet, we’re so often led to believe that being old is a monumental disaster, a time in which we just sit around and w...Read More

10 Winter Beauty tips for women over 50

Moisturizing, constantly.  The secret to a healthy glow this season? Hydration Dry and cold air may dry and harm your skin, so you need to protect it daily.  Instead of using a lightweight moisturizer, opt for one that complements your skin type, and preferably has all of these components: humectants, hyaluronic acid, collagen, vitamins, and SPF. T...Read More

Do We Improve With Age?

When we think of aging, we tend to think of our bodies falling apart. It’s not a positive notion, and while it’s true, we do need to do more physical maintenance than in any other time in our lives, there are some ways we actually improve as we get older. We should rejoice in our age! Here are scientific ways we tend to peak at from age 50 and olde...Read More

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