At our age, nothing is as important as our health. When we are feeling strong, it is easier to stay social, explore, work, learn and grow. So, today, I want to offer 5 simple suggestions for leading a healthier life after 60. Best of all, these are tips that you can build into your daily routine. No gym equipment required!
Getting fit and staying in shape is crucial to your health, especially after 50. A recent study found that midlife fitness is a strong predictor concerning a person’s future health after age 65. Results indicate eight major chronic conditions are most affected, including congestive heart failure, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, kidney disease, Alz...Read More
A heart attack is a common and serious health issue. But it doesn’t have to prevent you from having a satisfying sexual relationship with your partner. According to the American Heart Association, in the United States, someone has a heart attack every 34 seconds. While many women think heart disease is something that only happens to men, 1 in 3 wom...Read More
Good news for social butterflies: a recent study indicates that the more socializing you do, the longer and healthier you’ll live. While diet, exercise, and genetics play a role in everyone’s life longevity, an examination of citizens living within Sardinia’s Blue Zone, the area where people tend to exceed age 100, showed that a socially active lif...Read More
Maintaining a healthy diet is important at all stages of life, but as we age, it becomes even more imperative as our bodies change and require more nutrients. For many, understanding health and how to achieve a nutritious lifestyle is necessary, but for others, it isn’t so much that we don’t know about health, but that we aren’t sure how to afford ...Read More
It’s no secret that exercise is good for us. It helps our brains stay sharp, lowers cancer rates, and it’s great for cellular health. It’s also excellent for our hearts, which we know from cardiovascular exercise – the physical work we do that raises our heart rate. Unfortunately, as we age, our hearts do not remain the efficient machines they used...Read More
Our senior years are a time of rejuvenation. This period is a wonderful opportunity to explore things we were always interested in, or never thought of before. With our newfound freedom, we’d like to engage in a new, fulfilling life. To do that, we have to be healthy. That means taking care of our bodies and watching what we eat. Our bodies are cha...Read More
Looking for your glasses? Trying to remember where someone lives? What’s their last name, their profession, or that book they said you should read? Becoming forgetful in later years is scary. Our brains are shrinking after all! But, there’s good news. Senior moments might not be quite the nail in the coffin we correlate them to be. Studies are star...Read More