small steps to better health

The medical experts at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources (HHS) revealed new recommendations to help get and keep Americans of all ages fitter and healthier. The good news? Even brief bouts of physical activity — mowing your lawn, raking leaves, taking the stairs, parking further away — can be added to the … Continue Reading

celebrate your bones on ‘world osteoporosis day’!

October 20th is World Osteoporosis Day, a day when people around the world celebrate the amazing things their bones do for them throughout their lives, and hopefully, stop to think about how they can take better care of their bones so their bones can always take good care of them. The National Osteoporosis Foundation says that … Continue Reading

how one small step sparked a whole new life

This post has been adapted from “Love Your Age: The Small-Step Solution to a Better, Longer, Happier Life” (National Geographic/AARP 2018) A few years ago, I stood on First Avenue with my two daughters and my husband, a few friends and neighbors, and lots of strangers. It was a glorious fall day and we were … Continue Reading