Health

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

 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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Mindful Eating in Contrast to Mindless Eating

How conscious are you about what goes into your mouth? Is your quality of life suffering? Have you started to see the makings of the dreaded midriff bulge? If you answered yes to either question, perhaps, mindful eating in contrast to mindless eating is your challenge.  I know at times I’m guilty of not being […]

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Is Boxed Water Better?

I’m just going to admit it here and now. I’m a water snob. I ask the question, is boxed water better?  And to that, I say yes.  But before I go on reveal why and how, let’s look at the importance of water consumption as a needed nutrient for our bodies.

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I remember paying close attention to the news when Carrie Fisher suffered a medical emergency while on a flight from London to Los Angeles on Friday, December 23.  I, like others my age, was alarmed that she died at 60 years old after suffering a heart attack, three days later. The shock continued when Carrie’s […]

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February is American Heart Month.  In honor of this, please allow me to introduce you to my latest lady in red: Merrill Janszen-Kramp. I met Merrill on social media, specifically Instagram, where I observed Merrill’s beauty from afar. I couldn’t help but notice her bio, which said she is a two-time stroke survivor.   According […]

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