Take Care of Your Heart!


February is American Heart Month and according to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.  This is alarming, but there is good news—heart disease is preventable and controllable!  Some of the risk factors that lead to heart disease include Obesity, Physical Inactivity, Smoking, Hypertension and Diabetes. Here are some things you can do to be heart-healthy:

Eat a healthy diet. Choosing healthful mea…

Walking Tall


According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), millions of adults aged 65 and older experience falls each year. Falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death. Falls are a public health problem, and fortunately they are largely preventable.

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When people learn I am in the “aging” business they usually open up and start telling me how “old” they feel, and how the “aging process” has got them down. Lately I have been sharing some tips on how these folks can better process this life transition, I hope they inspire you to think differently too!

1) “Anti-aging” is impossible! So when you visit a cosmetic counter and are tempted by the hundreds of products claiming to make you look younger, save your money…