I waited to write this article until I had taken collagen myself. After more than two years of consistently adding a scoop of collagen peptides to my smoothies, liquid vitamins, or to just one of the sixty-four ounces of water I aim at drinking each day, I can answer this … [Read More ...]
Sept. 20th, 2021 – Making Different Choices than My Mother
Who here spent years watching their mother try fad diet after fad diet?
I know that I did, but I come to you today to say we are not destined to become our mothers.
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So many of us like me, observed our mothers and/or grandmothers make questionable choices about their health. I know I did. I watched as my mother fought to stay slim and svelte. Many of her choices have been a persistent reminder for what not to do.
When I became a … [Read More ...]
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 ...]