Food & Fitness After 50: Want to save money on food?

I hope that got your attention! I don’t know anyone who doesn’t want to save money on food. While there are many strategies to save money, such as buying in season, checking the weekly specials, and using discount shopping cards, did you ever consider wasted food as throwing away money? At a recent conference, oneContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Want to save money on food?”

Food & Fitness After 50: Running Away from Diabetes

“What are you taking for your diabetes?” was the question Bill was asked when he had a physical exam for his employer’s insurance. He almost fell out of his chair and replied that he didn’t have diabetes, but the blood test showed otherwise. After a momentary “freak out,” his doctor said he could try changingContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Running Away from Diabetes”

Food & Fitness After 50: Lessons from a Nurse on Healthy Aging

Carol became a nurse because she was always “fascinated with illness and disease.” She laughs as she says this, realizing it may sound odd to those not in a medical profession. But, she loves being a nurse because she likes the holistic approach. “Nurses treat the whole person. Doctors treat the arthritis or the heartContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Lessons from a Nurse on Healthy Aging”

Food & Fitness After 50: The Value of Life-Long Learning

We often hear about the value of life-long learning, but how many of us are stuck in our daily grinds and tell ourselves that someday we’ll get around to reading that book or taking an online class to improve a skill that has eluded us? Well, not Elizabeth, who at age 89, is still learning.Continue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: The Value of Life-Long Learning”

Food & Fitness After 50: Good Genes + Good Health Habits = The Path to Healthy Aging

This guest blog post was written by Dr. Bob Murray After high school, Linda stopped competing in gymnastics, but since then has led a physically active lifestyle, including 10-K road races and a handful of marathons. Now at age 56, road races are in her past, but her competitive instincts are still evident: she isContinue reading “Food & Fitness After 50: Good Genes + Good Health Habits = The Path to Healthy Aging”