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Reversing Osteoporosis After A Diagnosis

Osteoporosis can be a scary diagnosis for any woman. It used to be the beginning of a regimen of lifelong medication, such as a bisphosphonate, that is designed to slow the disease's progression. These days, more women are deciding to take matters into their own hands. Attempting to reduce the… Read more

Skin Care & Make-Up

The Best Spring Makeup for Older Women

Applying makeup is a skill that takes practice and guidance. While we can't train you in person, we can offer a guide to which makeup is best for older women. I know, "older women" sounds so 1940. But what is important to hear in that statement is all makeup is… Read more


Top 10 Health and Fitness Tips for Women

It can be difficult to know where to start when you want to establish a wellness plan. These 10 tips for women can help you make a health and fitness plan that works for you. 1. To Be or Not To Be Like any important thing in our lives, our… Read more

Featured Destinations

Southern Vermont: Spring and Summer Road Trip

The first time I laid eyes on Vermont, it was a crisp early September afternoon in 1976. Naive, nervous, and hopeful, I had flown from San Antonio to Albany and then taken the bus to the town where, sight unseen, I was to spend my college years. I was immediately… Read more

Dating - New Love

Why Men Don’t Tell You You’re Pretty

Some men tell you they think you are attractive on the first or other early dates. Some will never tell you. Which leaves many women wondering why this is? Here's an in-depth look at why men don't tell you you're pretty.  For two months, I dated a man who never… Read more


Consistent Workouts Beat Aggressive Workouts

There is a reason the gym gets more crowded every January. Sure, some of the onslaught of people may be brand new to the scene, but most of them are starting over…again. While I do always believe that you should never be ashamed to start over or try again, it… Read more

Books and TV

Sandy’s April Book Selections

Is Spring Fever giving you thoughts about escaping into a good book?    New book releases this month range from highly anticipated fiction and mystery to biographies and thrillers! To get you started, we've rounded up seven books to add to your reading list. Fiction lovers will find new titles… Read more


To Trim Down and Age Well Consider Calories…But Don’t Count Calories!

If you read my last column, you know that even though calories count, don't count calories. Doing so becomes a distraction and leads us to believe the quality of calories doesn’t matter. Nothing could be farther from the truth -- 100 calories of avocado and 100 calories of pretzels are… Read more