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Healthy Aging Month: Natural Ways to Prevent Chronic Pain

You hold many of the keys to alleviating chronic pain. It comes down to the basics, and that’s because it works. What we eat and our level of activity are important factors to help YOU to remain strong and healthy. In my new book “The Power of 5: The Ultimate Formula for Longevity & Remaining...
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Baby Boomers: Living With Aging Parents

With how fast the field of medicine is evolving, more and more Americans are living longer, and as I hope, aging gracefully. For those of us baby boomers who are still lucky enough to have our parents around, the chances of us having to care for them as we age increases.
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Changes to Make in Your 30s for Healthier Aging

I try to encourage everyone I meet to start now while you’re young – meaning as early as your 30s. As a Geriatrician, by the time I meet a new patient in the “back nine” of their life, it’s sometimes challenging to get a person to change their habits. It can be done, but it’s...
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Healthy Ways to Kick a Sweet Tooth

In the sweets chapter of my new book, The Power of 5: The Ultimate Formula for Longevity & Remaining Youthful, I explore the evidence behind poor food choices and how they impact bodily functions. You are what you eat, so don’t be fast, cheap, easy or fake!
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Sex … It is Hardly Ever Just About Sex

In my new book, “The Power of 5: The Ultimate Formula for Longevity & Remaining Youthful,” I talk about intimacy and companionship as part of my formula to remain youthful and AGE GRACEFULLY.® In the Sex chapter, I discuss several patient encounters where sexuality later in life is as important and meaningful as it ever...
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Good Health Comes to Those Who Sweat

In my new book “The Power of 5: The Ultimate Formula for Longevity & Remaining Youthful,” I talk about the importance of sweat and physical activity as part of my formula to remain youthful and AGE GRACEFULLY®. In the sweat chapter, I focus on the many factors that have changed the way we live.
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The Power of 5: The Ultimate Formula for Longevity & Remaining Youthful

We are pleased to announce the wait is finally over and my latest book has arrived! “The Power of 5: The Ultimate Formula for Longevity & Remaining Youthful” is available now. We all hope for long, happy, healthy lives. Do we have any control over how long and how healthy we live? The answer is...
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Father’s Day 2017 – Celebrating the Generations in Our Lives

Father’s Day is a chance to show love and appreciation for fathers of all ages in our lives … the patriarch of the family, the son who recently became a father, a husband, or a brother. While it’s easy to mail a card or spend the day together with family, there can be a deeper...
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Dr. Ruth…the Essence of Love, Life and Joie de Vivre

“Joie de Vivre” a noun that means exuberant enjoyment of life, describes the joy meeting and listening to keynote Dr. Ruth Westheimer speak at an annual Women of Distinction event, honoring 28 exceptional women who work tirelessly volunteering in many local organizations in our community.
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