Health

Here are all of my posts featuring health-related topics with tips for aging gracefully beyond the age of 50.

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Holiday Dressing Over 50; Holiday Health and Finances

Quick question!  What is it about the day after Thanksgiving that throws us into the stress and life’s busyness?  Is it the countdown to December 25? Perhaps its the obligatory decorating, the pressure to score Black Friday bargains, or coordinating the visits out of town family and friends.  But no matter what your schedule is this holiday season, I hope you don’t meet the Lee family.  

Holiday Fashions; The Lee Family; J. Crew Organza Skirt in Heart Print

And the Lee family I’m speaking of consists of Emotional Lee, Mental Lee, Physical Lee and last but not least, Financial Lee. As we dive into the Christmas, Hanukkah, and the New Year, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, rushed, even irritated by family members and others around us — especially those pesky Lees. 
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Asos Polka Dot Dress with Pep Hem; Fashion Over 50

Fashion and cigarettes go way back.  Perhaps as an act of defiance or as a sophisticated style statement?  Unless you’re wearing a smoking jacket or cigarette pants, smoking is not a chic fashion accessory. In 1908, New York City passed a municipal law banning women from smoking in public places.  Apparently, only ladies with loose morals […]

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BioIdentical HormonesSara Pacini Wide Leg Black Pants

Hot flashes, sleepless nights, weight gain, fatigue, brain fog, skin issues and a plummeting sex drive.  If over the age of 40, you may be familiar with some or all of these symptoms of menopause. Are you a woman of a certain age who is looking to regain of a certain quality of life? Yes? […]

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 It’s the middle of September, which means it’s time to celebrate my birthday. Luckily for me, MeltSpa by Hershey officially opened on September 12 — just in time for my daughter and me to enjoy the sweet day spa.  My millennial is a Fashion News Writer at Refinery29 and just finished up covering New York Fashion Week, […]

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Alzheimer's; Brain Diet; Mind Food

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. While there is not a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease yet, there are ways to a ensure that your brain is healthier and better-functioning. So, let’s explore the ways we can boost our brain power. To start, what exactly is Alzheimer’s? According to the Alzheimer’s Disease and Association, Alzheimer’s is […]

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