Health and Fitness

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

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

7 Simple Ways to Avoid Falls After 50

Did you know that fall-related injuries are one of the primary reasons that older adults lose their independence?

Elder Abuse: Signs, Types, and Tips for What YOU Can Do

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, elder abuse, which primarily occurs at home, may take several forms.  The perpetrators are often family or other household members or paid caregivers.  Some forms of elder abuse include… PHYSICAL ABUSE: a willful infliction of physical pain, injury, or restraint. Signs may include: Bruise...Read More

Take This Test If You Think Your Memory Might Be Slipping

Have you been forgetting more than just your car keys lately? Mild memory loss and longer recall times are natural as you age. But it’s hard not to want to jump to conclusions about memory loss in situations like these. But before you do, there is a self-administered test designed by experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center that c...Read More

6 Ways To Boost Your Memory

Forgetfulness, disorientation, language issues and decision-making problems. These are all signs of memory loss and dementia. While everyone forgets things sometimes, it can be scary to experience it in yourself or a loved one. It’s not yet possible to fully prevent memory loss, but there are certain things you can do to improve your memory. Here a...Read More

How Big Is YOUR Heart?

Everyone claims they have a big heart. As our President contends, there’s a lot of fake news out there. Consider the real thing – a blue whale. A blue whale’s heart is the size of a small golf cart – unlike The Donald’s supersized vehicles. The whale’s heart weighs about 400 pounds – big enough to squeeze your head in its aorta – although it’...Read More

How To Have The Best Sex Of Your Life After 50

I want you to think: what was the best sex you ever had? You don’t have to tell anyone your answer but think back to that encounter. What made it the best? Was it who you were with? Where were you? Was it because you were feeling great about yourself? What if I were to tell you that the best sex of your life could be in your future? Many believe th...Read More

8 Tips To Avoid Being a Grumpy Old Person

Often we see people who, in their early life, have a sympathetic and positive mind. But, 20 or 30 years later, those positive qualities slowly erode and are replaced with a propensity towards being grumpy, miserable and negative. How can we ensure that we avoid the ‘grumpy old man’ syndrome and remain positive throughout our advancing years? While ...Read More

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