Category Archives: Senior Health

 Get moving

Hi everyone. I have been a bit lazy in my exercising (walking , jogging and getting back to appreciating nature).My excuse was the very humid summer and high temps.This week I began fast walks and jogs early mornings.I had forgotten how good it makes you feel.I am sleeping better and it has improved my frame of mind.I […]

 Loneliness or Solitude

What is the difference between solitude and loneliness? If you google, you would get the following reply. ”Here’s a great quote by Hannah Arendt about the difference between solitude and loneliness: “The lonely man finds himself surrounded by others with whom he cannot establish contact or to whose hostility he is exposed.” The solitary man, […]

 Insomnia

Well, it looks like another sleepless night. For years I have had this problem.There are many so-called remedies but for me, nothing seems to work I am quite sure that many members on here have the same problem so come along and tell us what you find is the best thing to get a good nights […]

 Young Till 79 says WHO

I just read a post that says the World Health Organisation says that youth is between 18 and 79. It did so I had to rush in here and spread the word. I am, maybe you are in your youth. How does that make you feel? It makes me feel like doing a couple of […]

 Growing Old…A Privilege

I have been sitting here pondering what to do this new day given to me…and such a sunny day! as I age, I am thankful for each new decade I get to experience. Used to dread the thought, as most of us do, of getting older, but after many health experiences past 5 years, I’m […]

 ACTION Plan for a COUCH Potato

I have never been an athletic type. I lack coordination for many sports like tennis, volleyball, or baseball. I liked to play them but never was very good. I was picked last for any team. The older I got, the harder it gets to keep on moving. Any kind of moving that gets you off […]

 Rein Yourself In, Or Let the Chips Fall

What do you do; have a healthy diet, exercise, or spending habits; or Do you LET THE CHIPS FALL and devil take the hindmost. What do you do and how is it working for you?  I constantly vacillated from one to the other with a lot of anxiety about a few extra pounds, some lack of muscle […]

 Alternative Medicine or Curing Myself

I just recently made a decision to “Cure Myself” by turning to Alternative Medicine as the term is used in the USA. Alternative medicine is anything that is not used by the doctors, or not done the way the doctors do it. Here in the USA, doctors are good at SURGERY and Diseases that need […]

 Happy Thoughts of Old Age

I wrote a blog about the problems of aging because I believe we can share and learn and face them together, but then I thought that is not the whole picture. I am as happy as I have ever been so it isn’t all bad. I had an incredible year last year and I upsized […]