MANAGING YOUR EXPECTATIONS DURING THE HOLIDAYS

Thanksgiving and Christmas are beautiful holidays filled with family, good food and fun. At least that’s what we all want them to be. Like it or not, we all develop expectations about the holidays and our family. I really enjoy the “Lifetime Christmas movies” during this season. The plots are easy. Holiday decorations are fabulousContinue reading “MANAGING YOUR EXPECTATIONS DURING THE HOLIDAYS”

WHY NUTRITION FOR WOMEN OVER 50 IS IMPORTANT

What is nutrition and why is nutrition for women over 50 important? Nutrition is defined as eating a healthy and balanced diet so that your body gets the nutrients it needs. Nutrients are the substances that fuel your body! No matter what age you are, good nutrition is important. Nutrition for women over 50 isContinue reading “WHY NUTRITION FOR WOMEN OVER 50 IS IMPORTANT”

7 SIGNS TO KNOW YOUR AGING PARENTS NEED ASSISTANCE

It is so important to make time to check in on our aging parents to see how they are doing. Visiting should always be fun. It can also be a time to assess how they are managing their day to day lives. You may even need to be a little bit of a detective toContinue reading “7 SIGNS TO KNOW YOUR AGING PARENTS NEED ASSISTANCE”

AGE SPOTS AND THE MATURE WOMAN

As we age, many women find their complexion becoming uneven. Freckles and age spots or “dark spots” are the most common culprit. How to diminish the appearance of age spots is a common question. Age spots are harmless and usually caused by sun exposure, acne and even changes in hormones. The technical name for ageContinue reading “AGE SPOTS AND THE MATURE WOMAN”

WHAT’S FOR DINNER – MEAL KIT DELIVERY SOLUTIONS

There was no wondering what’s for dinner this week. Hello Fresh meal kit delivery solved my dinner woes! This week’s box did not disappoint! My meal kit delivery subscription includes three meals for two each week. I choose the recipes and Hello Fresh does everything else except cook the food. Having all the ingredients andContinue reading “WHAT’S FOR DINNER – MEAL KIT DELIVERY SOLUTIONS”

HOW TO HAVE TOUGH CONVERSATIONS WITH AN AGING LOVED ONE

One of the most difficult things you will ever do is have tough conversations with an aging loved one about their health and independence. These are major life transitions which may include loss of driving privileges, financial control, in-home care or assisted living. I can tell you from my own personal experience that these conversationsContinue reading “HOW TO HAVE TOUGH CONVERSATIONS WITH AN AGING LOVED ONE”

NO WORRY DINNER FOR TWO | MEAL KIT DELIVERY MAKES IT EASY

It’s no secret that I don’t love to cook and the question of “what’s for dinner” is always on my mind. The solution to my problem is meal kit delivery from Hello Fresh. Here is a glimpse of one of this weeks meals. I chose a plan for dinner for two for three meals aContinue reading “NO WORRY DINNER FOR TWO | MEAL KIT DELIVERY MAKES IT EASY”

WINE PREFERENCE: DISCOVER YOUR WINE STYLE

I must admit that one of the things I enjoy the most is a great glass of wine. Personally, I prefer white wines as red wine tends to give me a headache. Over the years I have gained a little knowledge about wine, however, way to often I choose by how well I like theContinue reading “WINE PREFERENCE: DISCOVER YOUR WINE STYLE”

4 WAYS TO KEEP ELDERLY LOVED ONES ACTIVE

Women over 50 often find themselves caring for both their own families and their elderly parents or other relatives. This is often referred to as the “sandwich generation”. If you are a caregiver, then you know how important it is to keep your elderly loved ones active. Mobility is king! Many elderly people slow downContinue reading “4 WAYS TO KEEP ELDERLY LOVED ONES ACTIVE”