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Turn Back the Clock in 2014 – Control Aging With Food and Moves

Inevitably at the beginning of a new year, I have patients come to me asking what they can do to look younger.  Their skin is starting to lose elasticity, brightness and they’re afraid that they’re starting to show their age.  Well, I don’t refer them to the nearest plastic surgeon.  Instead, I surprise them by […]

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Will You Take A Ride Into Outer Space? Boomer Richard Branson Says Yes!

If you were a kid when Sir Richard Branson was, circa mid-1950’s, did you wonder what the year 2000 would look like? Would we be traveling in space cars, or living in clusters of communities in outer space like the Jetsons? Would our houses be completely automated with robots where dishes, floors, and laundry washed […]

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Get Out, Meet People, Have Fun and Exercise in 2014 – Re-Discover Skiing!

Many people are not aware that Baby Boomers really elevated skiing to a cultural event and made it the “chic” sport back in the 60’s-70’s. Ski resorts in Aspen, Colorado,  Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Park City, Utah, and European ski resorts became hot spots where you could run into just about any celebrity out on the […]

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Will Your Resolutions Include “Spirtually-Oriented” Personal Growth Goals?

Like many of us, you may have been kicking around some “resolutions” of what you’d like to achieve in 2014.  The age-old classics of lose weight, get healthier and make more money are still worthwhile goals.  But, as a Certified Empowerment Coach, I can tell you that there seems to be a new trend in […]

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Focus on Your ABC’s for Improved Fitness

If you want to be more physically fit, it’s never too late to start. Like many of my patients, you may already be doing aerobics and resistance training several times a week.  Both of them help you strengthen your bones and decrease risk of fracture as you get older. But, you may be ignoring a […]

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Live Younger, Live Longer, Feel Better with Royal Jelly

Royal Jelly: A Superfood Fit for a Queen (or King!)

In the world of alternative medicine, the health benefits of some products can get hyped as “superfoods” and are all the rage for a while.  Then, it seems they fade away when they become replaced by the newest craze.  But some “superfoods” truly stand the test of time both in the health benefits they offer […]

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How a Personal Emergancy Device can Save Your Life

How a PED Could Save Your Life

You’re an older adult but you’re active and agile from regular workouts, you eat healthy, your doctor’s happy with your important numbers (cholesterol, blood pressure, weight, etc.), and everyone tells you that you look and act decades younger than your age. Then one of your grown kids suggests – in that concerned tone – that, […]

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4 Ways to Having No Worries

4 Ways to Help You Say Hakuna Matata

Every now and then I counsel older clients who have anxiety about getting…older.  They feel like they’re facing an unknown future – maybe they don’t have enough retirement money saved, or there are personal issues going on in their life that they’re uncertain about. Maybe you’ve got the same concerns and, you too, are wondering […]

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Karaoke, The New Trend Among Boomers

Don’t Knock It, Until You’ve Tried It

You might have thought that karaoke night at local bars and nightclubs were just for the under 30 set.  Well, guess again.  Boomers are embracing the fun Japanese musical “sport” all over the country.  In fact, people over age 50 are forming Meet up groups that get together and go around to different local karaoke-setup […]

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Girl Groups of the 60’s – Who Was Your Favorite?

Jimmy Mack, Jimmy, oh Jimmy Mack, when are you coming back? My arms are missin’ you, my lips feel the same way too, I tried so hard to be true, cuz I promised I do, but this boy keeps coming around trying to wear my resistance down… the plaintiff words sung by one of the […]

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What's New in Boomer Health Research?

What’s New in Boomer Health Research?

Once a month, this column focuses on what’s new in health and medical research aimed at older adults – the Boomers.  Here are 3 surprising new findings that can change the future health of older Americans and the ailments that they are at higher risk for.   1.  What’s Your True Age?  Your age is […]

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Is Social Media Making You Lonely?

Is Social Media Making You Lonely?

In the last decade, different forms of social media have pretty much taken over the internet – Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, Reddit, you name it.  Seems everyone you know has at least 1 of these accounts.  In your busy, busy world, they allow you to keep up with the lives of people you know – […]

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