Health and Wellness

  • Personal Trainer Courtney Johnston Shares Fitness Tips For Staying In Shape Post 50 + A Great Giveaway For A Virtual Training Session
    With summer around the corner, I thought it was a perfect time to talk with a personal trainer about the best ways to get in better shape. I don’t know about you, but between my middle-aged middle and my sagging upper arms, (or as my British friend A used to say “bat wings”) I’m always ...
  • Denise Boomkens Shares Why She Launched “AndBloom” For Women Over 40
    In honor of Mother’s Day, I thought I would publish my interview with Denise Boomkens. Denise is the founder of AndBloom project on Instagram, and author of AndBloom, which features inspiring stories about life from 100+ extraordinary ‘ordinary’ women over 40, and some into their 90s. Each woman’s story is accompanied by a  stunning color portrait ...
  • Honoring My Grand Pups on National Puppy Day
    My in box is filled with press releases every month for all kinds of new products, books, beauty regimens and more. Most I discard or tell the PR team I’m not interested. However, last week I was intrigued when the team from veterinarians.org wrote to tell me that March 23rd is National Puppy Day. They ...
  • My Chat With Eva Welsher, the Top Women’s Senior Professional Pickleball Player
    Given my new passion for pickleball during my life after 60, you’ll understand why I am so excited this week to share my interview with Eva Welsher, the top women’s senior professional pickleball player. I saw Eva play at a Senior Professionals Pickleball Exhibition back in January on the Championship Courts at Naples Pickleball Center ...
  • Author Susan Salenger Shares Tips to Help Women Manage Their Health
    Each February the American Heart Association (AHA) asks for the public’s support to participate in American Heart Month. According to the AHA, “cardiovascular diseases kill nearly 1 in 3 women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. Wow-o-wow, what scary figures — especially to a 60+ woman like me who has been fighting high ...
  • Happy New Year! Shifting into 2022 with a Sense of Embrace
    With the start of a new year I thought it was fitting to share my word for 2022. I’ve been grappling with my choices during these first few days of January. In the past two years, my word was easier to select. “Allow” in 2020 flowed from my study of mindfulness. In 2021, “compassion” seemed ...