• 22 Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging

    By Jasmine Dyoco– Whether for yourself or for a loved one, these calculators are a starting point for becoming an advocate for healthy aging. Use them to assess an existing concern or even to develop effective vocabulary...

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  • Chemo and Back Again by Andrea Fairbairn
    Chemo and Back Again

    Excerpt By Andrea Fairbairn, The Joy Assignment www.thejoyassignment.com –   I was diagnosed with breast cancer on my 39th birthday in 2007. Being my birthday is kind of beside the point but in retrospect I think is symbolic...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • A Different Kind of Oktoberfest: Wear It Pink 2014

    By Jen Birch – Coming Together in the Fight Against Breast Cancer Image courtesy of USAG- Humphreys  (via Flickr Creative Commons, some rights reserved) Women over 50 hear it time and again: once you reach a certain...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • What Are The Best Exercises For Cancer Patients?

    By Mirabai Holland – In my practice, I consult with women who want to exercise but have health issues that make them uncertain as to how much they should do. Recently I had a client who said,...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Use Intuition to be Cancer Aware

    By Ellen Dolgen – As women of 2014, we have grown to have a keen sense of intuition. This intuition has not only driven us throughout our lives, but has allowed us to act upon and make...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Soursop from the Graviola tree…..cancer killer or just forbidden fruit?

    Have you heard of the Graviola Tree? Or it’s english name, soursop? Here is a verrry controversial topic that has this Brazilian fruit being touted by some as a ‘cancer killer’!! Here is what is being tossed...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • What’s in a Hug?

    By Laura Petherbridge – Judy’s hugs have changed recently. My friend no longer offers a brief squeeze, she now holds on tight, and whispers words of encouragement and affirmation in my ear. When we speak her face...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • How To Eat Well Over 50

    By Sharon Hurley Hall – Good nutrition becomes even more important as we get older. Past the age of 50, our metabolism will no longer be kind when we eat poorly. Our bodies need more time to...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • The Ten Commandments of Turning 50: A Manifesto For All Ages

    By Barbara Hannah Grufferman – If I only knew then what I know now. I try to avoid thinking that because it reeks of regret. However, I find myself saying it often… mostly to women in their...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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