How Women Can Enjoy Life More As They Age

I attended a special event with my mom a few weeks ago. As we were getting ready in the hotel, we were complaining about the dry air and how it affected our skin. Mom didn’t care for the itchy feel. I was bemoaning the way it made a “new” wrinkle …

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5 Reasons Why Women Need to Get More Vitamin C

“Drink your orange juice,” my mom used to say. “It’s got vitamin C.” I learned from a young age that vitamin C was a good thing. I didn’t really know why at the time, just that I got it when drinking orange juice and when chewing the kids’ vitamins my …

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Older Women Should Focus On Strength Training To Ward Off Effects Of Aging

Add strength training to your daily routine. Regular physical activity may help older women increase their mobility, but muscle strength and endurance are likely to succumb to the effects of frailty if they haven’t also been doing resistance training. Study looked at 46 women across two different age ranges, 60-74 and 75-90, …

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Women Over 50: How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

I’ve heard it said that we don’t need as much sleep as we get older. Some research seems to support the idea. When asked to stay in bed for 16 hours in the dark each day, younger people (18 to 32 years) slept an average of 9 hours, whereas older …

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Have We Found the Secret to Living to 120 Years?

Clinical trials are scheduled to begin next year on a medication that some scientists believe could extend human life up to 120 years! A common medication prescribed for diabetics, Metformin, has been observed to slow the aging process and stave off disease, while extending life. Diabetics who were taking Metformin lived …

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Great Skin from the Inside Out

One of the biggest conversations surrounding the topic of aging is the aesthetic changes that occur along with it. The beauty sector is saturated with products to help women fight the signs of aging, but before that issue occurs there are still tons of products aiming to reduce pores, banish …

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“If Only…” – 6 Steps to Preventing a Fall

Did you know September is National Fruits and Veggies Month, Self Improvement Month and World Alzheimer’s Month? And that’s just a few of them. Although these issues should be made aware all year, the awareness months/weeks/days are to serve the purpose of focusing the frequency of conversation to specific time …

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Bone Health for Every Age

When you hear the words “bone density” and “osteoporosis” members of the elderly age group are most likely the ones to cross your mind. While health problems associated with our bones do set in with age, it’s how we care for them in our younger years that affect our mobility …

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