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Does Your Generation Determine how you Perceive Sexual Harassment?

These past months have been a whirlwind of shocking sexual harassment allegations against men who many find important and admirable. While the outcry is new and noteworthy, the actual acts are nothing out of the ordinary. You probably even experienced some form of harassment in your working days, or at least were exposed to it in some manner. In fa...Read More

5 Foods To Help You Sleep Better

If you’ve been having a hard time falling — or staying — asleep lately, look no further than your kitchen. Certain foods are scientifically proven to aid sleep. There is no shortage of information out there about the importance of a good night’s sleep, likely because more than 50 million Americans don’t get enough of it. If you’re part ...Read More

4 ideas to embrace growing older with gratitude

Congratulations, you’re getting old! In this youth-centric society, that might sound like a crazy notion, but society is wrong. Seniors have the wonderful opportunity to live a life that only our younger counterparts can dream about. Yet, we’re so often led to believe that being old is a monumental disaster, a time in which we just sit around and w...Read More

6 Secrets of People Who’ve Lived to 100

Aging is a part of our lives we can’t avoid. Most of us dread it, not so much because we’re living longer, but because life tends to become difficult. Health problems, lack of mobility, a slowing, shrinking brain are the nightmares we associate with old age. This is not true for all! Indeed, as we’re living longer, many into their 90’s and beyond, ...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

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

You Can Do This! Excercises to Keep Fit – Even When We Gotta Stay Home!

Winter is upon us, and depending on what climate you’re lucky enough to be living in, Mother Nature may have different plans for those looking to exercise outside.

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