Bet You Like The Smell But Never Thought It Could Harm You

…would you believe we’re talking about the inside of your new car?  …read on This month Richard and I replaced our ten-year-old vehicle with a new one. Wow! The safety features on this new car are wonderful: rear, front and side view cameras, blind spot warnings, lane keeping and parking assistance, none of which were Continue reading


Taking Too Many Meds Can Be As Bad (or Even Worse) As Taking Too Few

Here’s How to Check Safely A study published in the American Medical Association Journal (JAMA) found that two-thirds of older adults take five or more medications and supplements daily, up 14 percent over ten years. And 17 percent use medications and/or supplements that shouldn’t be combined. Dr. Michael A. Steinman, a geriatrician at the University Continue reading


You Don’t Need a Flood to Have A Serious Mold Problem

A Reminder to Check Your Home My heart goes out to all the people affected by the unforgiving hurricanes that have gripped so much of our wonderful nation and the world. So many are still in Flood Zones. I look at their faces trying to search how they are getting through it all. I also Continue reading


LIFT WEIGHTS AT ANY AGE – Easy strength training exercises for everyone

If you’ve reached the 50+ mark, it is crucial that you make strength training part of your life. Whether or not you are new to weightlifting, the benefits of this activity are numerous. Including weight training in your exercise routine can help contribute to your overall health both physically and mentally. Here are a few Continue reading


Exfoliate Your Way to Beautiful Skin

Easy steps to getting radiant skin Exfoliating our skin is something we’ve all heard we should do but seldom of us actually take the time to do it. The truth is, it’s an important practice because it rids our skin of dead skin cells which ultimately leads to more, soft, radiant and healthier looking skin. Continue reading


WALK THIS WAY!

How walking can improve your physical and mental well-being Admittedly, we are not all avid exercisers but staying active is an essential part of maintaining a healthy body and mind. If hours at the gym or intense cardio workouts are not for you, that’s okay. Walking is an easy and inexpensive way to wake up Continue reading


WHY YOU’RE LOSING YOUR HAIR

When it comes to hair loss, a lot of theories abound as to the cause. There are plenty of reasons why you may be losing your locks. You may be overstressed or deficient in certain nutrients or, you may find out that implementing a couple of simple lifestyle changes may slow down or stop the Continue reading


Taking Care of Your Tummy

Bloating, heartburn, gas, constipation. Are you one of the eighty percent of adults who sometimes experience these and other stomach problems? If you are, do you turn to over-the-counter medication for relief? While those drugs can sometimes help, experts say they can also cause side effects or don’t address the underlying problem. Here’s their advice Continue reading