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Anything is possible - even after a certain age.

58 and Holding

Posted on October 6th, 2016

I know I’m overly sensitive to ageism and the stereotypes associated with “maturity.”  Statements like “Can you believe, she’s 70 and training to run a marathon?’  Or, “She really looks good for her age.  She’s over 60, you know.  Do you think she’s had work done?  I’d like to know... Read More...

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Brain Health Needs A Healthy Lifestyle

Posted on July 6th, 2015

At a certain age, memory seems to start slip-sliding away as dates, names, even words often go missing.  My excuse always is that I have too much information clogging my brain waves and, like my... Read More...

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Better with Age

Posted on March 30th, 2015

WebMD.com posted a piece entitled “50 is the New 40.”  The fact is, we’re all much younger in body, mind and spirit than our parents’ generation….by at least ten years,... Read More...

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Don’t Have A Stroke

Posted on May 13th, 2014

May is National Stroke Awareness Month but it’s important to be aware of this insidious ailment every month.  I will always carry the guilt of not recognizing the symptoms and calling 911 when... Read More...

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Nip & Tuck

Posted on December 18th, 2013

Wondering what to ask Santa for this Christmas?  Or the perfect birthday gift?  Or a great gift because it’s Monday?

How about a “nip & tuck?”  Bloggers at the website... Read More...

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Computer Games for The Brain

Posted on August 28th, 2013

Crossword puzzles or Sodoku with a cup of coffee has long been our self-prescribed exercise for brain health.  Now, a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health, has found computer games... Read More...

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Dr. Oz & Healthy Living

Posted on May 1st, 2013

Dr. Oz is everywhere – TV, bookstores, radio, online, magazines, radio.  That’s probably a good thing since we all have access to him – and he’s believable.  A cardiothoracic... Read More...

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Go Red for A Healthy Heart

Posted on February 6th, 2013

Heart disease is the leading killer of women in America. 

Every 90 seconds a woman in the U.S.  has a heart attack. 

These are frightening statistics but critically important to be... Read More...

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Five Tips For A Long, Healthy Life

Posted on January 30th, 2013

Who doesn’t want a long life – one that’s healthy and strong?  We’ve made it this far and with luck, and some good lifestyle habits, we’ve still got a long way to go. ... Read More...

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Dr. Oz on Taking Action

Posted on September 12th, 2012

Dr. Oz points out the difference between “Deciding” and “Doing” in the current September 17 issue of Time Magazine.  It’s like the Nike slogan, “Just Do It.” ... Read More...

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The Gall of It All!

Posted on September 10th, 2012

I’m very fortunate to have been blessed with good health.  Thanks for the genes, Mom.  So it was quite a surprise when I landed in the Emergency Room with a renegade gallstone.  That happens... Read More...