healthy eating for healthy aging

Exercise

Your new job: staying active

Your new job: staying active

I love Good News stories about older active people. Like the 90-something lady who goes to her local recreation center daily to swim, or another 90-something lady who is out and about every day running her ranch. These seem like unusual and admirable stories, but 

Can collagen help your joints?

Can collagen help your joints?

Hip pain, knee pain, back pain, hand pain, foot pain, torn ligaments, surgeries. Lately conversations with friends always veer off into a discussion of various orthopedic problems. The common denominator: arthritis. It’s a seemingly inevitable part of aging. The person who comes up with a 

Holidays and weather consipire against exercise

Holidays and weather consipire against exercise

When it comes to staying active, the weather and the holidays are conspiring against me. So is the calendar. These are the shortest days of the year. Despite that, I’d been looking forward to getting out in the brisk winter weather. Key word “brisk”; not 

Exercise could be more important than diet for health

Exercise could be more important than diet for health

Two years of non-stop pandemic lock downs played havoc with fitness routines.  From complete prohibition on outdoor activities to closure of gyms, playgrounds and rec centers to the end of recreational sports, what was a person to do? Walk. Luckily I love walking. I wore 

My 5 New Year Health Resolutions

My 5 New Year Health Resolutions

Starting a diet is a January ritual and I’m here to tell you to do something different: Don’t “go on a diet”. Just make healthful choices. Permanently, most of the time. This is what I do. Permanently. Most of the time. It works. The term