Category: Health & Wellness

how to stay fit in winter
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Staying healthy, fit, and active as we age is always important, and knowing how to stay fit in winter when the weather is less than desirable is essential. It’s so easy to curl up with a good book and a cup of coffee, and put off the exercise routine. For me, there’s something about a bleak, gray winter sky that can really slow me down if I allow that to happen. But, being the stubborn

winter hair care tips for women over 50
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Winter Wellness Series Part 3 It seems like everything changes as we age. Our skin, our body shape, our weight, sometimes our height and shoe size…and of course, our hair. As we age, our hair becomes drier because the oil glands have shrunk. The follicles get smaller, and can actually produce a hair that can’t be seen. Changes in hormones result in hair that is more coarse, and if you add in health issues and

a winter skin care routine for women over 50
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Winter Wellness Series Part 2 This is the second installment of our Winter Wellness series, the ever-essential topic of a healthy winter skin care routine. As women over 50, we know that our skin changes as we age. We live the effects of this every day, don’t we? So taking some additional time and care with our precious skin is well worth the time, effort, and maybe even a few extra dollars. Creating a healthy

winter wellness tips for women over 50
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Winter Wellness Series Part 1 No matter where you live, the winter months have an impact on your lifestyle. When I lived in Southwest Florida the weather was always warm, but in the wintertime the days were much too short! It seemed like the sun went down about an hour after it rose, and limited my time outdoors. Of course, the days weren’t really that short, but I always felt like my time outside was

indisputable truths about aging
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Growing older is different for everyone. We are, of course, unique individuals. There is no one else exactly like me, or you, in the world. Our lifestyles are unique to us, as is our home and living environment. The aging process, our health, our propensity for illness, are also impacted by our genes. And, I’ve learned that the timing of how and when these changes occur are unique to each of us. It’s not like