Avoid Obesity during the Pandemic: Eating at Home Can Help

Before the coronavirus crisis, Mike was dancing through his healthiest period in years – literally. He’d been taking ballroom dance classes for a few months and loving it. Not only was it fun and social, but Mike, 62, also found … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

How to Live to 100: Exercise (and a Few More Tips)

Like it or not, people are living longer nowadays. It used to be shocking to hear of someone turning 100. Now, it’s a fairly reasonable goal for millions of people, based on advances in health, education, and fighting disease. And … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Exercise Can Bring Us Closer, Despite Physical Distance

Exercise has many benefits later in life, of course – like increased flexibility, strength and endurance. It also has a way of bringing loved ones closer together, even in these times of physical distancing. Consider Michael Levitan, 78, of Philadelphia, … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

What’s Stopping You from Improving Your Life?

For people over 50 who know they should exercise but don’t, it’s always one thing after another. They say they don’t have the time. Or money. Or they’re too old… But none of that will keep you independent as you … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Ageism Is Dangerous: Here’s How to Fight It

Even before the coronavirus crisis, people over 60 were regularly targeted with hurtful prejudices about what they can do, what they should like, and how they should act. But now, the backlash has grown more disturbing than ever. Some have … [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]

Is Weight Loss Your Resolution? Be S.M.A.R.T. about your Goals!

When setting goals to achieve your weight loss use the SMART method to be Specific, make it Measurable, Achievable, have it Result- oriented, and give it a Time-stamped deadline. When I work with clients, I usually set a 6 week … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Marathon Runners Have Discipline, Do You?

It takes discipline to train for the Boston Marathon.  It is the same discipline needed to achieve your weight loss goals. When you’re training for a marathon you need to run consistently and follow your training program.  It isn’t much … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Be the CEO of Losing Weight

We may not all be CEO’s but you can get in touch with your business brain and use the SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) strategy to be successful at losing weight.  Using it will make you more aware of … [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Setting goals for the New Year? Work towards them with manageable steps.

  I know you’re all thinking about next year’s goals.  If weight loss is one of them, set your ultimate goal and then set smaller achievable goals along the way.  Find an event (a wedding or a trip) and set … [CLICK TO READ MORE]