Health and Wellness

  • Talking with Dr. Annette Tobia, Founder of MEG 21: A Miracle Moisturizer for Aging Skin
    I don’t know about you, but I’ve tried many facial moisturizers over the years. Most over-promise and undeliver. With my sixty-something lines, wrinkles, crepey skin, and UV damage, I need a solution that’s the real deal and that won’t cause breakouts for my sensitive skin. BTW I still maintain my philosophy to age gracefully, be optimistic ...
  • Declaring My Inspirational Word for 2023: It’s “Nurture” for the New Year!
    With my 65th birthday behind me, it’s time to declare my #oneword for 2023. I’ve been pondering several the past few weeks and finally landed on “nurture.” It’s an ideal word for me as I evolve mentally, physically and emotionally into the second half of my sixties. What is a #oneword philosophy? Health educator Andy Milne ...
  • Welcoming My Senior Status As I Celebrate My 65th Birthday
    “You’re a senior,” said my sister N. “Happy landmark birthday,” said my cousin J. “Are you afraid of turning 65,” asked my BFF L. “Today’s 65 is different than when our moms turned 65,” said my BFF M. When I retired from my full-time career in 2013, the thought of turning 65 seemed eons away. Now ...
  • 2022 Look Back: Embracing a New Normal with Greater Comfort and Ease
    As I sit here reflecting at the close of 2022 there is a cold rain hitting my window pane. It’s a fitting day to be indoors, perhaps sipping a hot cup of tea or cocoa. It’s year-end and I’m not sure what I want to write. Some years the words flow freely. I know exactly ...
  • Giving Thanks for the Wisdom of Our Elders with “Lives Well Lived” Documentary
    During the 7th Annual Symposium on Positive Aging hosted by The Wechsler Center For Modern Aging at the Marlene Meyerson Jewish Community Center Manhattan in New York, I had the chance to view Lives Well Lived, an award-winning documentary by Sky Bergman. The film celebrates the incredible wit and wisdom of adults 75 to 100 years old ...
  • Talking About Positive Aging & Wellness With Jane Brody, Expert on Personal Health
    Last week I had the opportunity to participate virtually in the 7th Annual Symposium on Positive Aging hosted by The Wechsler Center For Modern Aging at the Marlene Meyerson Jewish Community Center Manhattan in New York. The theme of the event was “Living Your Best Life!” A distinguished columnist and author on personal health The morning keynote ...