the future of successful aging

I’m a huge believer in embracing a few simple healthy habits to age well: move your body every day, eat good food (and probably a bit less), get enough sleep, manage the stress in your life, and stay connected to people who care about you. But sometimes we have to dig a little deeper to … Continue Reading

it’s national osteoporosis month! here are ten things you need to know about bone health right now

I started running shortly before turning 50 as a way to combat the loss of density that was inevitably happening to my bones as I went through menopause and lost estrogen. Based on my first bone density test, which I had around age 50, I was in the “low bone density” range. Not good. There … Continue Reading

5 things to rethink after 50

When I turned 50, like a lot of women, I was confused: Could I still wear jeans? Do I still want sex? Should I start a running program? Will I finally lose those last 10 pounds that piled on after menopause? Is this when I become invisible? (Answers: yes, yes, yes, yes, and not a … Continue Reading