• What Active Seniors Need to Know About Joint Health

    By Jessica Thiefels− Bone and joint health increases in childhood, but as you age you steadily lose muscle and bone mass. This can lead to painful issues with your joints, such as arthritis, osteoarthritis or osteoporosis. In...

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  • Better Bones

    By Myrna Beth Haskell– Not long ago, I was talking to a friend who had just found out she was at high risk for osteoporosis due to the results of a recent bone density test. She informed...

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    The power of sunshine: All you need to know about vitamin D

    By Dr. David Mantle – Did you know over 50% of the UK population are deficient in vitamin D due to lack of quality sun exposure? Vitamin D deficiency is more prevalent during the winter months, so...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    22 Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging

    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 an effective vocabulary for speaking...

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    Are You Taking Care of Your Bones?

    May is osteoporosis month so take some time to think about the importance of building and maintaining healthy bones. It is estimated that around 3 million people in the UK have osteoporosis, a condition where the support...

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    Fun Ways For Women To Build Muscle and Bone Mass

    For health reasons, adding some more muscle to your physique is something that is a goal of a lot of women over 50. It is also something people are interested in for surface-level reasons like looking more...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • An Ounce of Prehab is Worth a Pound of Rehab

    By Mirabai Holland – With 12,000 boomers a day turning 65, that’s one every 8 seconds for the next 18 years; and with 50% of women over the age of 50 projected to have an osteoporosis related...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Inflammation and Cardiovascular Risks

    Inflammation is Good for You? It’s true—inflammation is generally a normal, healthy response of the body. It’s the body’s natural response to damage or irritants. Inflammation might kick in because of physical trauma, anything from a splinter...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Learn to Thrive After a Diagnosis of Osteoporosis

    Women are more at risk than men for osteoporosis. After receiving a diagnosis of osteoporosis or osteopenia it is important to keep moving and exercise in a safe manner. This means not putting compression on the spine,...

    • Posted 10 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 10 years ago
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