Health/Fitness

Top 10 Health Tips for Seniors

Retirement does not necessarily mean retiring from what you used to do. The challenge for the senior years is staying fit and healthy to continue engaging in preferred activities and interests. Health concerns are not only true for those over 50 but for everyone as well. In fact, the single most common cause of bankruptcy […]

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Don’t Pack On The Pounds Over The Holidays

Holiday festivities whether at home or away usually mean extra food, drinks and treats. And as much as we are determined not to gain weight during those times most of us give in to the temptations. Some times it’s just being away from your normal surroundings and having healthy food at hand that can be […]

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Over 50 – Then You Just Gotta Dance

If you are looking for a fun way to get and stay fit you gotta dance. The chances are even if you haven’t danced in a very long time there was a time when you probably did at one time. The fashions may have changed quite a bit, and there may be some dances that […]

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Over 50s-Senior’s with Addictions.

Addiction treatment has risen in the over 50s age group.  It is a real problem and often difficult to detect especially when it is drug addiction from medications prescribed from the doctor.  When we hear about drug and alcohol addiction we don’t tend to think of the seniors. Pain killer addiction is described to be […]

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The Importance of Personal Mobility for Over 50s and Any Age.

As we reach the over 50 age group we become much more aware of the fact that we are really aging. We start to think of what our future holds as an older person, as a senior.  We become more aware of our personal fitness level and health, or lack of. As we see those […]

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Making Healthy Lifestyle Choices Over 50

Can you believe how fast time goes by and before you know it you are at some major milestone in your life?  Perhaps you’ve just turned 50 or even 60 years of age and realize that maybe you haven’t taken such good care of yourself, and now it shows. To make matters worse it’s not […]

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Keep Your Brain Active

Most of us know the saying “if you don’t use it you lose it”. This certainly applies to your brain so it’s really important especially as we age that we keep an active mind. When we were younger attending school and university then going into the workplace, and bringing up children our brains automatically kept […]

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Aging and Arthritis

Many adults are not only facing aging but also arthritis. The aging process can’t be stopped but it can be slowed down by practicing good healthy habits.  But sooner or later for many, arthritis will become evident.  While there are many ways to disguise and cover the aesthetic looks of aging, skin imperfections etc there […]

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Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia-Keep your Brain Active

You may have noticed recently that there has been a considerable amount of talk about dementia and Alzheimer’s in the news. With such a huge aging population this is obviously a global concern. I read that every five minutes there will be a new case and that and this will increase to every two minutes […]

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To Good Health in Your New Year

It’s the end of another year and I have to admit that I haven’t done a number of the things that I intended to do this year. Even though I know the value of having a somewhat balanced life I have not followed my own advice this past year. Some years work out better than […]

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