Health and Wellness for People Over 50

Health and wellness information for people over 50. We review supplements and health care products. We collect information and advice from health professionals to help you make informed decisions.

Flomentum USP Verified Saw Palmetto

Flomentum®: The First and Only USP Verified Saw Palmetto

Flomentum is the first and only USP Verified Saw Palmetto supplement on the market. Unfortunately, the variation in the quality of supplements is an issue that everyone needs to think about.  The FDA does not test supplements for purity and potency However, they can be USP Verified for purity and potency. This is a sponsored …

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10 Signs of An Enlarged Prostate Gland and What To Do About It

You may be experiencing urinary tract symptoms as you age. Men over 40 may start to display symptoms of an Enlarged Prostate Gland. This can affect the flow of urine or cause a frequent need to urinate. By the age of 50, men may start to experience these symptoms and it can be a huge …

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How to Stay Active After Retirement ~ Guest Post

We must stay active after retirement. As you age, your risk for developing various health conditions increases. One of these conditions, venous insufficiency, contributes to the development of varicose veins, can have a debilitating effect on your life and long-term health when left untreated. Venous insufficiency, also commonly known as vein disease, occurs when blood …

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5 Reasons It’s Time for Boomers to Start Pilates

For a long time, Pilates was considered a dancer’s exercise. Today, most people are at least familiar with the concept of Pilates. There’s a lingering misconception that it’s only useful for people who are already very physically fit. In reality, Pilates is special because it’s accessible to people at virtually every level of fitness and …

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Medicare Enrollment

Enrolling in Medicare – Avoiding Scams

Your 65th birthday is coming up and you are looking forward to your retirement and enjoying your golden years. While you are busy planning for your big birthday, you also need to make sure that you are planning for your enrollment into Medicare.  A recent survey found that 41% of people 54+ years old believe …

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Lymphedema Care

Lymphedema Care for Boomers

Lymphedema Care for Boomers Like most systems in our body, we don’t understand how they work or what they do…until they aren’t working anymore. This is certainly true of the lymphatic system and Lymphedema Care. We might even say, especially true of the lymphatic system, as it’s rarely talked about, not studied much even in …

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Happier, Healthier and Younger in Retirement

By Former Fortune 100 Company President Fred Sievert Happier, Healthier and Younger in Retirement We all understand and appreciate the need for sound financial planning during the years preceding retirement. Who among us hasn’t gone online to calculate our retirement “nest-egg” needs and then panicked because accumulating that much wealth seemed inconceivable; especially if we …

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Are Reading Glasses Hurting My Eyes? What You Need To Know!

This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you make a purchase using one of the links in this article, I may earn a commission at no additional cost to you which helps to support this site. All opinions are 100% my own. Reading glasses have been a part of my life for what …

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Turmeric – Why You Need to Know This Before You Buy!

I used to be a bit of a supplement junkie. Okay, I am still a bit of one. I am big into trying a supplement and testing it out. But there is nothing more frustrating than buying supplements that simply do not work. That is what I want you to avoid and why you need …

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Is Intermittent Fasting for You? What You Need To Know!

Intermittent fasting is something I have been personally doing since the mid-’90s after giving birth to my second child before anyone was calling it that. Intermittent Fasting is not for everyone. Many folks have benefited from IF who were suffering from health issues. The premise is that you are forcing your body to live off …

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