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4 Tips to Overcome Loneliness As We Age

When we get older, our relationships change. Our social patterns reconfigure themselves. People go on vacations. They move away. We move away, leaving loved ones. And, unfortunately, sometimes we lose people we care very much about. It isn’t hard to understand why seniors experience bouts of loneliness. Feeling alone is a detrimental state of mind....Read More

4 retirement scenarios couples should prepare for

Retirement is a wonderful time in life. Now that your working days are gone, it’s time to slow down and enjoy yourself. But you have to afford these happy years, and studies show 9 out of 10 retirees have no financial plan. As we live longer, those of us who hit retirement years will statistically live into our 90s – that’s twenty years longer than...Read More

Great Tips To Beat Your TV Addiction

We all love television. Escaping into another world is a fun, relaxing departure from the day’s stresses. But those hours spent in front of the tube are hours that could be better used doing fun things in real life. Learning to curtail your tube time can benefit your lifestyle and even your health. Why We Love It Television provides a comfortable p...Read More

10 Things You Should Know About Aging and Fitness

Every day, fitness professionals are faced with many questions on topics ranging from aging, weight loss to rehabilitating from pain, injuries, and surgeries. Here are some of the most popular questions people over 50 ask about fitness and aging. I’m not active and haven’t been in years. Is it safe for me to start now? It’s never too late start and...Read More

6 Tips for Coping With Aging Stress

Whether you are elderly or beginning to look or feel less youthful, aging can be anxiety-producing and affect the way you feel. Research shows that long-term activation of your body’s stress response impairs your immune system’s ability to fight against disease and increases the risk of physical and mental health problems. Challenges, which often g...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. ...Read More

3 Tips for Mid-Life Hormone Balance!

As your reproductive years are starting to wind down, your hormones move into transition mode. And that means hormones out of balance. It’s natural and it’s inevitable, and the severity of your symptoms depends on your overall health and your knowledge of what is going on in your body and so you can do something about it. Let’s take a look at hormo...Read More

O My Achy Feet

Some people have pretty feet. Others have ugly feet. By the time you’re afterfiftyliving, we all have rebellious feet. Look at it this way. Our feet put in an average 5,117 steps a day or about 912 miles a year. That means by the time you’re after 50, you’ve walked about 45,600 miles or over 16 times the distance between your favorite ice cream sho...Read More

Understand Your Snoring and Get it Under Control

Troubled by snoring? Irritating, yes, but snoring can be the sign of a bigger problem at hand. Though 45% of normal adults snore on occasion, of that group 75% have obstructive sleep apnea (when your breathing is disrupted), which is a serious condition. Left undiagnosed, apnea can lead to high blood pressure, heart problems, diabetes, and depressi...Read More

Wrinkles ‘R Us

Everyone has them. Everyone hates them. Wrinkles mean we’re aging or spending too much time in the sun. Maybe it’s fake news. Wrinkles are really our purple hearts – rewards for life well lived (or fought). If you have wrinkles, like most afterfifty-ers, you should be proud. This woman from Nepal looks proud of her wrinkles and age. Of course, they...Read More

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