TIPS FOR HOW WOMEN OVER 50 CAN IMPROVE YOUR SLEEP

Women over 50 often find that their sleep patterns have changed. Many women find it more difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep throughout the night. The good news is that there are solutions to improve your sleep. See HelpGuide.org’s article for more information on sleep and aging. Why Sleep Matters Getting enough sleep mattersContinue reading “TIPS FOR HOW WOMEN OVER 50 CAN IMPROVE YOUR SLEEP”

WHY GUT HEALTH MATTERS IN WOMEN OVER 50

Think about the last delicious thing that you ate. For me it was a stuffed salmon dinner. Once it passed my mouth and into my stomach it’s now the responsibility of my gut to take care of digesting this lovely dinner. Gut health matters in women over 50. A “healthy” gut can make all theContinue reading “WHY GUT HEALTH MATTERS IN WOMEN OVER 50”

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”

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”

HOW TO NEUTRALIZE BAD ODORS IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD

Wouldn’t it be nice if your house smelled great all the time? Of course it would, but that is not realistic. We all have times when there is something “rotten in Denmark”! The question then becomes how to neutralize bad odors. There are many ways to cover up bad smells with sprays and deodorizing products,Continue reading “HOW TO NEUTRALIZE BAD ODORS IN YOUR HOUSEHOLD”

5 HOME DECOR CHANGES TO KEEP YOUR HOME COOLER

Summer is upon us and everything is heating up including our homes. That is not the only thing that’s going up, so is the power bill!! Here are 5 home decor changes that you can make to keep your home cooler this summer. While there are may be many options available, the price tag isContinue reading “5 HOME DECOR CHANGES TO KEEP YOUR HOME COOLER”

ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH VITAMIN D?

Did you know that the recommended daily allowance of Vitamin D for women over 50 is 600 international units (IU) per day? This amount increases to 800 IU per day for adults over 70. These recommendations are made by The Institute of Medicine. Unfortunately, most American are deficient in this vitamin. Why we need VitaminContinue reading “ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH VITAMIN D?”

8 FUN ACTIVITIES WHILE SOCIAL DISTANCING

It’s summer and the rules have definnitely changed. Pool parties and hanging out with friends at restaurants, theaters and shops has been put “on hold” for now. Mask wearing and social distancing have unfortunately become the priority for our health. Even so, there are still many ways to have fun and connect with friends andContinue reading “8 FUN ACTIVITIES WHILE SOCIAL DISTANCING”

THE POWER OF PETS

While I did not consistently have pets while a growing up, as an adult, I have had two rescue pups for the last 10 years. Charlie is a Chihuahua/Jack Russell mix and Chiclet is a Chihuahua/Mini Pinn mix. I am their momma and they are my babies. LOL It hasn’t always been easy caring forContinue reading “THE POWER OF PETS”