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The 12 Most Inspiring Quotes from Diana Nyad

At 64 years old, Diana Nyad swam for 53 straight hours from Cuba to the Florida Keys--all without a shark cage. Here are some of her best words of wisdom to live by!
Posted 9/4/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 35 comments   36,919 views
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Things That Don't Suck about Getting Older

Is there an upside to getting older? You bet! Here's what you have to look forward to with each passing birthday.
Posted 9/19/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 145 comments   33,560 views
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Is Diet the Most Important Factor for Senior Health? Maybe Not.

According to a recent survey, there are consistent habits those seniors who consider themselves in "great" health have in common.
Posted 7/3/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 17 comments   16,931 views
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The Stress of Managing Aging Parents

Coping with aging parents and all the decisions that must be made can be a huge stress to so many of us.
Posted 5/8/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 63 comments   21,326 views
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Having Trouble Sleeping? Donít Blame Your Age

New research shows that age may not be to blame if your quality of shut-eye isnít what it used to be. It could be time to discuss the problem with your doctor.
Posted 4/3/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 18 comments   10,092 views
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DVD Review: Kathy Smith's 'Staying Strong'

Cathy Cram, one of our fitness experts, shares her thoughts on Kathy Smith's latest DVD.
Posted 2/21/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Cathy Cram : 4 comments   9,581 views
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Do You Embrace or Fight the Aging Process?

Although I donít love some changes that come with aging, I do my best to accept that regardless, I can still be fit and happy. What about you?
Posted 1/24/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 64 comments   10,728 views
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Embracing a New Age

With each passing birthday I am learning to embrace the adventures that life has to offer. It's no longer about being a certain number on the scale, but going out and living.
Posted 10/4/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 73 comments   19,468 views
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Poll Finds More Baby Boomers Need to Get Moving

According to a new poll, only half of baby boomers are exercising as much as they need to. If you're in this age group, what can you do to help reverse the trend?
Posted 7/28/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 37 comments   17,755 views
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Is Endurance Exercise the Fountain of Youth?

With the baby boomer generation at or close to retirement age, this has brought a surge of anti-aging products, but could exercise be the key to keeping us all younger?
Posted 7/5/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Nancy Howard : 42 comments   10,361 views
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You Can Teach an Old Body Fit Tricks

I've assumed that as I age, fitness gains won't come as easily. But according to some new research, my logic might be a little faulty.
Posted 4/28/2011  2:17:35 PM By: Jen Mueller : 34 comments   23,071 views
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Stay Injury Free After 40

Just because you're aging doesn't mean you have to suffer from more injuries. Learn how to stay strong and healthy at any age.
Posted 3/30/2011  6:07:47 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 21 comments   12,596 views
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Lifting Weights Isn't Just For the Young

New research is showing that adults who start a regular strength training program can help minimize muscle loss and increase independence as they age.
Posted 2/22/2011  5:51:33 AM By: Jen Mueller : 62 comments   21,735 views
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Walking Speed Could Indicate Life Expectancy

I'm a slow walker. I hope that's not bad news for me, because new research claims the walking speed of older adults could determine how long they live.
Posted 1/28/2011  6:30:33 AM By: Jen Mueller : 77 comments   27,397 views
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Skip the Plastic Surgery-- All You Need is Floss!

You might be surprised at the benefits of regular flossing. Experts say that flossing can do more than plastic surgery to fight the effects of aging.
Posted 6/25/2010  6:06:32 AM By: Jen Mueller : 111 comments   16,726 views
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