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Women’s heart health: Aging with grace and vitality

"As women age, they need to pay special attention to heart health in order to stay healthy and vibrant. Heart disease is the number-one killer of all women—more than all cancers combined—especially for women over the age of 75."

Hospice on your bucket list: More insights and inspirations

"As a geriatric nurse, I see the last season of life as richly beautiful. My passion is to walk alongside others during their toughest times and to teach other professionals not only how to do this too, but also to walk in a way that is a healing balm for all involved. "

Nutrition after Menopause – Be your best at every age

"Healthcare professionals are often asked by their female patients, friends and family members whether nutrition needs change as they age—especially after menopause. The answer is yes! For women, every stage of life brings different nutritional needs, which are governed by her hormones, level of physical activity, and diet."

Becoming ‘old enough’

"Life: It’s all about the journey and the experiences we have along the way. Yet it recently occurred to me that we have a problem with the “experiences” part of the journey. From the moment we are born, the term old enough hangs over our lives. We are always striving to become “old enough” for one thing or another."

Engage in physically courageous aging

"As a Courageous Ager you understand the importance of taking care of your body. Science has proven that implementing these few basic practices will help you enjoy high-quality engagement with life well into your twilight years!"

50+: Can these be the best years of your life?

"You can be one of those people who live in the past and relive the glory days, but I’m living the best days of my life now,” said Bill, a police chief, father of four children and grandfather of two grandchild. Bill isn’t living without obstacles."

How to take action during Malnutrition Awareness Week

"The growing problem of malnutrition among older adults will be spotlighted during this year’s Malnutrition Awareness Week an annual event held by the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)."

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