How To Take Care of Your Heart After Menopause

February is Healthy Heart Month and this week is Valentine’s Day, so I thought I would wear red and remind you to take care of your heart. This is especially important for women our age. According to the American Heart Association … Continue reading

Stay Healthy and Happy This Winter: Go Get Your Flu Shot

“I’m reaching out to see if you are interested in pulling together a piece on how to prevent the flu,” said the nice account executive S from the team that works on CVS Pharmacy. “Sure,” I replied. “I definitely want to … Continue reading

Janes Wellness Gowns Cover With Comfort For The Medical Journey

“My note is to tell you about Janes Wellness Gowns, something wonderful, that offers women over 50 comfort, style, and dignity when they need it most,” wrote Sharon Linder, the founder of GetJanes. National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Since October is … Continue reading

Help Prevent Osteoporosis: “Love Your Bones: Protect Your Future”

“Did you have your bone density scan?” asked Dr. S during my annual gynecological examination earlier this year. “Yep, I had my last scan in February 2015 and it indicated that I had osteopenia, a lesser degree of bone loss, which may lead … Continue reading

“70Candles!” Shares Advice on Positive Aging

Last month, The New York Times journalist Jane Brody wrote an article about “Thriving at Age 70 and Beyond.” I enjoy reading Jane’s weekly columns on Personal Health, but this one was especially appealing. Jane mentioned a blog called 70Candles!, with stories from women … Continue reading

Celebrate National Better Hearing Month With A Free Screening

As a blogger I get invited to a variety of press events. While I wasn’t able to attend the Duracell event in NYC last week, I wanted to share some of the news from their “Stay Connected” initiative in honor of … Continue reading

Spreading The Word About Diabetes Alert Day

When I was asked by the blogging community to help spread the word about Diabetes Alert Day on March 22nd, I decided to join the cause. It’s a personal mission, since my dad developed type 2 diabetes when he was … Continue reading

A Cute Chick Flick Sure To Warm The Mature Woman’s Heart

Much has been written in the media about the post 50 invisible woman. It’s been said that women of a certain age fade into the woodwork or fall out of favor as they age. In the new movie, Hello, My Name … Continue reading

My Post 50 Yoga Journey: Learning How To Expand My Prana

My post 50 journey to become a yoga instructor has been an enlightening experience so far. I’m becoming a student of awareness and stillness. As the master poet Rumi says, “you cannot see your reflection in running water, it is only in stillness … Continue reading