Health and Fitness

10 Things You Should Know About Sex After 50


Like red wine, certain things can get better with age. Don’t think that if you’re in the over-50 crowd, you have to settle for a less-than-fulfilling sex life. You can still enjoy sex, you just may have to put a little more planning into it than you did when you were younger.  Recent studies show that people maintain active sex lives well into thei...Read More

12 Essential Medical Tests for Menopausal Women

So many things are changing during perimenopause that it can be difficult to know what is normal and what is not. Every day can be a new experience – not necessarily a bad one. That is why it is so important to keep a close eye on your health. With so many years likely to be ahead of you, it’s much better to stay well than to get well. Here are the...Read More

Staying Present Is Easy With These 4 Simple Tips

Take a deep breath, set aside all your worries and take a moment to live in the present. Put aside all your worries about the future and all your thoughts of the past, and simply enjoy the moment you’re experiencing right now. It feels good. Have you ever wondered what the best way to focus on being in the present actually is? We’ll walk you ...Read More

7 Sleep Tips – Ahhhhhhh

Is hoping that you’ll get enough sleep keeping you up at night? If so, here are seven sleep tips the Sandman approved. Sometimes simple lifestyle strategies and relaxing music go a long way to improving minor sleep disturbances, especially for women as they enter perimenopause and transition into menopause: 1.  Light sleepers do best avoiding...Read More

Women – A Greater Risk for Depression, Dementia. Here’s Why…

There are definitely gender differences when it comes to psychiatric issues and substance abuse. Males are more at risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism, Tourette syndrome, oppositional defiant disorder and possibly schizophrenia. Because these often show up early in life, it’s thought they are caused or influenced by androgens ...Read More

Medical Emergencies: Do YOU Know What To Do?

Almost everyone knows someone who has had a medical emergency: a broken bone, a burn, choking, a bee sting, a heart attack. The list goes on and on. But for most people, the hope is that it will never happen to them. That’s why so many people don’t give it a lot of thought. If that sounds like you, here are three questions you should be...Read More

These 5 Addictions Could Devastate Your Senior Years

Yang was sitting in front of the screen mesmerized by the online game in which he was participating. He was wholly engrossed in the task before him. Even nature’s urges were not an issue as the pad lining his underwear was doing its job. He was focused on one thing; winning. Yang is not a senior citizen but a student whose life has been taken over ...Read More

Color in Your Diet – It Matters!

Flowers are not the only signs of spring — count in fruits and vegetables for colorful eating. The American Dietetic Assoc. say colorful foods — such as blueberries, strawberries, avocados and carrots — not only have fiber and nutrients, but they may promote cardiovascular health. “I like to say to my clients, ‘Eat the...Read More

My 5 Favorite Health Tips

Staying healthy may be partly helped by your genes. But even those who pick the genetically best parents can improve their chances of good health. Here are 5 of my favorite health tips to help you stay well through the years. 1 Eat Slow So Your Belly Fat Won’t Grow Remember your mother saying, “Chew your food?” The new mantra is, ...Read More

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