Are you groggy morning after morning, reaching for the snooze button until it runs out of repeats? Most afternoons when 4 o’clock rolls around, would you give away your first-born for a nap? Does each thing you see and do feel as if it has downshifted from clear and sparkling … [Read More ...]
Last week, I had a realization I think many of you have also experienced. Dare I use the cliché—a life-shifting moment?
I will be sixty-two in the Fall. Turning sixty was monumental for me as for the few months before, and for many months after, I helplessly, unconsciously, parroted in … [Read More ...]
April 12, 2021- My Top Secret for Alzheimer’s Prevention
This week, I want to share with you ladies my secret for Alzheimer’s prevention.
Better yet, this secret will benefit many areas of your life, including improving sleep and reducing stress.
My goals as a gerontologist are to empower, educate, and energize women using great information backed up by sound science. We deserve to be the masters of our health and our destiny. Obviously, we have merited that unique focus all along, but thank goodness society is finally catching up. We … [Read More ...]
Falling counts as one of the things we most fear as we get older. In fact, this fear, if we let it, can drastically shrink our activities and the breadth of our lives. Can balance be improved even in the elderly? Yes! Here’s the good news: simple and fun ways … [Read More ...]
We all know the saying, silence is golden, a belief expressed throughout history. It’s also the title of a 1964 mega-hit recording by Frankie Valli. However, for today’s world, I think the phrase needs an upgrade to platinum.
Over the last few decades, in the US, and across the … [Read More ...]
You read that correctly. In women over 55, our level of anxiety, and depression, scientists now believe contributes to an increased risk of and/or a worsening of fractures from osteoporosis. This becomes especially true if you already suffer from this most common of bone diseases. Let’s unpack this new research … [Read More ...]
January 4th 2021 – Sharing Our Wisdom With The Next Generation
We have the opportunity as wise and vibrantly aging women to share our wisdom with our daughters and even our granddaughters. The positive choices that they make today, will positively affect their future selves. No matter at what age … [Read More ...]
When the world grows wearies, and society ceases to satisfy, there is always the Garden.Minnie Aumônier
This quotation about gardening has lived under the glass on my desk for as long as I can remember. Decades before I became a gerontologist and learned that gardening is good for you—physically, … [Read More ...]