1. Fitness Tips for People Over 50

    “Senior fitness” and other such terms seem to be hot buzzwords in the fitness community these days, and for good reason! Although those over 50 may not identify as a “senior” because they are still 50 years young, it is a broad term meant to relate to the graying generation. In decades past,…Read More

  2. Metabolic Flexibility is Crucial to Improving Your Health

    You know that if you sit around too much, your chances of bending over and touching your toes are about as good as winning the Mega Millions jackpot. (The odds on Jan. 5 this year were 1 in 302.5 million.) Around 50 million of you are profoundly sedentary. You have sitting jobs, participate in no re…Read More

  3. 5 Tips to Combat Senior Social Isolation

    If you are a baby-boomer or senior or If you’re trying to help an aging parent or loved one combat senior social isolation, consider these ways to help engage with others and community again. It doesn’t take much, but it will mean so much to your happiness and well-being. 1. Encourage  Hobbies …Read More

  4. 5 WAYS YOU ARE SABOTAGING YOUR METABOLISM

    We all want to have the most efficient zippy metabolism possible. Here are the most common ways you might be undermining your inner engine.    1. You're Not Eating Enough When you don't take in enough nutrients, your body essentially thinks you're starving, says Nutritionist Jess Cording, R.D.…Read More

  5. Do Seniors Need To Eat Differently? (Part Two)

    In our first post about senior nutrition, we examined how senior nutrition changes over time and the specific macro and micronutrients that seniors need to increase as they age. In today’s post, we’ll continue looking at a couple more nutrition pieces, in addition to how seniors health affects t…Read More

  6. What Happens When You Sleep?

    Actively Asleep Scientists used to think that people were physically and mentally inactive during sleep. But now they know that’s not the case. All night long, your body and brain do quite a bit of work that’s key for your health. There are two main types of sleep that we cycle in and out of whe…Read More

  7. Support for Senior Health & Fitness Needs

    Staying active in your senior years is an important part in preventing the risk for certain diseases or managing a pre-existing condition. Wednesday, May 30 is the 25th annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day®. The common goal for this day is to help keep older Americans healthy and fit. H…Read More

  8. Keeping Seniors Safe At Home

    The decision has been made to keep your aging parent at home a little while longer or they are living with you, but you cannot be there 24/7 and need to take a few safety precautions when you cannot be there. The chance of Falling is the premiere nemeses of aging men and women As 1 in 4 adults over…Read More

  9. 10 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Seniors

    Today, there are more people who are living longer than in any time in history. This means the population of seniors has continued to soar over the past two decades and thanks to higher life expectancy, more people are expected to reach this age. This projection brings a health question in which se…Read More

  10. 12 Myths About Aging and Exercise

    For many people, reaching the middle stages of life makes getting physical exercise more difficult. There are a few explanations for this perception: for one, most middle-aged and older people are busy managing full-time jobs and families, leaving less time for getting physical. Second, the aging pr…Read More