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Keeping Your Brain Power

I took my nearly 94-year-old father-in-law to his doctor appointment the other day. At this point in his life, every medical visit includes a cognition test. The questions are easy unless you’re almost 94 years old and dealing with the natural decline of the brain. My father-in-law’s neurologist told us we all naturally have half… Read More Keeping Your Brain Power

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My Latest Fitness Craze

Fitness is such an individual thing.  Yes, fitness classes and fitness groups are very popular, but what you like and what works for you is pretty specific.  For some, it’s all about running.  Others just want to pump weights.  Body-weight exercises (we used to call them calisthentics) also have a huge following and come in… Read More My Latest Fitness Craze

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On Body Image, Part 1

When was the last time you met a woman who said she was perfectly happy with her body?  It’s a bit like looking for a unicorn.  If you’re that woman, congratulations.  If you have a good body image, you’re certainly in rare air.  Even Bo Derek,who starred as Dudley Moore’s idea of the perfect woman… Read More On Body Image, Part 1