Health and Fitness

Improving Lives. Here’s 3 Ways to Start…

“I wish that I had…” is a phrase that people often express when they live in regret. As people age, the life that they are living is often the result of actions that they took in their younger days. Most of us who reach our senior years can look back with hindsight at how different things could be. Now seniors are in the position ...Read More

7 Simple Things to Make You Happier This Week

It’s hard to believe how a few simple changes to our daily habits can impact our life, and become a motivation for positive change. Here are a few simple things you can do every day to feel happier this week. Sleep in a comfy and clean bed. According to several experts, a daily habit as simple as making your bed could lead to increased happin...Read More

Make That Visit with Your Doc Really Work! Here’s How…

Thanks to changes in the industry, today’s doctors spend on average of just 10 to 15 minutes with each patient. As a result, the experience can be both confusing and frustrating if communication is lacking. Many patients leave the office not understanding the doctor’s directions. Ultimately, however, your health is your responsibility. ...Read More

Prostate Removal. Real Life – and a Bit of Humor!

In the summer of 2016, Mathews learned that his PSA (an enzyme produced by the prostate) was dangerously high. The best course of action, the family concluded, was a radical prostatectomy to remove the organ as well as surrounding lymph nodes. This was done in the (very) early morning hours of Nov. 1 at a hospital in Carmel. The 67-year-old Mathews...Read More

Top anti-aging fruits and vegetables to stay healthy, vibrant

No doubt, we all age.  It’s part of life.  It’s part of nature.  But, we can stay (and be) vibrant, more vigorous, by eating healthy foods. While there is no such thing as staying forever young (and that’s a good thing, right?), we may need to work a little harder as we age to maintain our health and vitality. Here are some preven...Read More

Menopause? Perimenopause? 5 Tips to Keep That Weight Off!

It’s hard to lose weight any time. But in menopause or postmenopause it’s particularly challenging. So what can you do to help shed those pounds? A recent study looked at the eating habits of 419 overweight and obese menopausal women to see what worked best. Some women got “lifestyle changes” that included regular group meetings led by a nutritioni...Read More

Heavy Weights A Problem? Forget ’em! Here’s Why…

Canadian researcher Stuart Phillips of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, and his colleagues have been challenging the old rubric that the best way to build muscles is to lift heavy weights. The group researched whether lifting lighter weights for more repetitions is just as effective for building muscle as lifting heavy weights for fewer re...Read More

Where Do You Carry Your Weight? Guess What? It Matters.

Are you an “Apple” or a “Pear?” Where do you carry your weight? And where you carry your weight has a lot to do with how healthy you stay for the long run. And here’s insights into another place where carrying weight can make a difference. Read on. For some women, their weight is almost all above the waist – in their chest and abdomen. ...Read More

5 Fitness Tips To Stay Healthy Over 50

As we grow older, we experience an increasing number of major life changes, including career changes and retirement, children leaving home, the loss of loved ones, and many physical changes. How we handle and grow from these changes is the key to staying healthy. These tips can help you maintain your physical and emotional health and live life to t...Read More

5 great skincare tips for men to help you stay and look great at Fifty

If you want to make a good impression, your skin is the first place to start. Yes, one thing’s for sure: your skin isn’t the same as it was at 20. Healthy habits and smart lifestyle choices can make you look and feel years younger. After years of sun exposure has left your skin wrinkled and littered with tiny age spots and the amount of collagen an...Read More

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