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Can Ingesting Collagen Slow Down Your Aging Process?

You know you’re losing Collagen. The effects are evident in the mirror. Saggy skin, wrinkles and dryness all increase as we age, and lack of collagen is in large part to blame. Collagen is a protein our body makes, and we can think of it simply as a building block in the big structures that […]

Beauty Secrets: Is Goat’s Milk the Cure for Puffy, Tired Eyes?

So is goat’s milk the secret to reducing puffy eyes? It is for me. I was out looking for new lip color and stumbled on this: Kate Somerville Goat Milk De-Puffing Eye Balm. I seriously looked like crap because I’d had a terrible night’s sleep. The woman at the counter rolled it under my eyes […]

6 Foods That Balance the Aging Process

There is no miracle food, but there are some foods that counter some of the negative effects of aging at the cellular level. Eating foods rich in antioxidants, which remove free radicals from your skin and body, will help to slow down the aging process. 1. Blueberries: Known to have the extremely high in antioxidants, blueberries […]

Check in on Someone Who Lives Alone

In memory of J.O.: We miss you and think of you often. I read an article today that made me feel so teary and sick inside. An elderly man was found dead on his porch in Ohio when a Meals On Wheels delivery person arrived to bring him dinner. Police couldn’t say why he was there; his keys […]

The Consequences of Turning the “New” 40

Well, ladies, it happened…not proud, but I’ll share. Those hot flashes that had your mother’s friends fanning themselves in the midst of a February blizzard? They started. The first one happened last year in June. I distinctly remember driving to pick up my son for lunch. It was a gorgeous day–blue skies and a blissful 75 degrees. Then, […]

5 Foods that Can Improve Your Cognitive Function

by Ryan Nelson Memory loss is one of the most feared consequences of aging. While some memory loss is normal, diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s can be devastating to both the victims of these diseases and their families. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, comprising 60 to 80 percent of cases. There is no […]

I Would Be Selfish If I Didn’t Share This ….

As we get older we need, well, all the help we can get. Call it vanity, call it sanity, truth be told it is just NOT easy getting older. I discovered this awesome FREE app titled “Airbrush” – and it has changed the way I see myself – ha! literally! The benefits are many. The […]

A Secret for Baggy, Tired Eyes

Get rid of those bags and wrinkles under your eyes. Temporarily of course.

Was My Life Really Perfect Behind a Cheesecloth? Well, yes.

You know how they say some people walk around and the “Rain doesn’t wet them and the Sun doesn’t burn them?” Well, I lived that life. For quite awhile too. I looked in the mirror and believed I was aging gracefully–better than gracefully for that matter. And my girlfriends, well–one was more attractive than the next. […]

These are a Few of My Favorite Things … a Rewrite.

The Sound of Music gave me a whole list of favorite things ... when I was young and stupid. Now I'm old and much saltier. Here is my re-write ... a few of my favorite things -- About Getting Older.

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