What We Can Learn from ‘Blue Zones’ about Longevity

  Do you want to live a longer, healthier life? Then you’ll want to learn from the world’s “Blue Zones.” The idea of blue zones was popularized by author Dan Buettner in his book, “The Blue Zones: 9 Lessons for Living … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Posture Plays Important Health Role Later in Life

“Stand up straight!” “Stop slouching!” We all used to hear that as children, right? It’s even more important now, later in life. Parents might tell their kids to correct their posture more to instill pride and project confidence. But good … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Science Proves It: More Exercise Means Less Risk of Heart Disease

A scientific study shows something we’ve believed here for a long time: Physical activity is good for your heart, no matter what your age. Being active keeps your heart stronger and healthier than being inactive. And the more you exercise, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

7 Healthy Habits to Stay Fit after 50

What’s the No. 1 secret to healthy living after 50? It’s not a pill, a powder diet, or anything you can buy. It’s consistency – nurturing healthy habits like exercising and eating right over time. “The whole point of habits … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Choose Healthy Foods to Stay Strong

It’s important to remember the basics of good nutrition as we mature. Our bodies change. So do our lifestyles and desires.  Here are a few tips from the National Institute on Aging to keep in mind. Drink plenty of liquids. … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Stay Aware of Your Changing Nutrition Needs

Have you noticed that the older you get, the harder it is to stay at a proper weight? Or, has your doctor told you to change your diet because she’s concerned about your blood pressure or your chances of developing … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Let’s Share Some Good News about Aging Well

Are you longing for some good news? We all are. This is one of the most trying years in recent memory, with the pandemic leading the way. It’s enough to make some of us just want to hibernate until things … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

What is Functional Aging?

This summer I received my certification as a Functional Aging Specialist from the Functional Aging Institute.  What does that mean exactly?  The certification gives me great knowledge into working with mature adults.  “Mature adults” meaning over the age of fifty-five.  … [CLICK TO READ MORE]