Happy, Healthy Halloween!

Tonight's the big night! Many kids have been looking forward to Halloween for weeks, excited about finally donning their new costumes and enjoying all the goodies they'll collect! While adults can share in the excitement, parents and seniors often … [Continue reading]

Breakfast Basics

I'm doing a presentation today, and put together ideas for easy, healthy breakfast items. These are especially important for Baby Boomers and seniors, to make sure we get enough protein and dietary fiber in our day. These two food components help … [Continue reading]

That Darn “Box”!

It's a challenge many Baby Boomers and seniors face all the time.  When exercise causes pain, you just don't want to do it!  This is the dilemma I've lived with increasingly for the past few weeks.  With bone-on-bone arthritis in my left hip, I'd … [Continue reading]

October = Pink Ribbons!

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women (skin cancer is #1). According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), it strikes one in eight U.S. women. And it's a huge concern for Baby … [Continue reading]

You Can Prevent Falls!

It's one of the biggest fears for folks over age 60, and with good reason! Every 13 seconds, an older adult is treated in the emergency room for a fall, and every 20 minutes, an older adult dies from a fall! September 22 was the 10th annual Falls … [Continue reading]