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

running and talking and beer . . . oh my!

Meb Keflezighi is the only athlete in history to win the Boston Marathon, New York City Marathon, and an Olympic medal. Desiree Linden was the first woman runner in thirty-four years to claim the Boston Marathon title in 2018, and she’s heading back to Boston again next week to (fingers crossed!) keep the crown. They … 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