Aging: Decades of Possibility

Live Life Fully by Aging Without Limits By Mark Kirkpatrick Youth, it seems, has all the advantages—wrinkle-free skin, hair free of grey streaks, and a body that offers up fewer physical limitations. Time teaches a fear of age and a hesitation regarding impending monumental birthdays. Thirty is deemed an end to the carefree twenties, 40 […]

Mary Ann Says, “Indulge Every Now and Then”

By Mary Ann Wilson, RN I love going back to my hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to visit my family and Italian roots. No trip is complete without swinging by my favorite Italian bakery, Moio’s Italian Pastry Shop which has been in operation since 1935. I remember how excited I was as a child going there.  I still […]

Dance to Ward Off Dementia and Falls

Sit and Be Fit workouts incorporate a lot of dance choreography and frequent changes in movement patterns. There’s a good reason for that. This style of exercise promotes physical, cognitive, and emotional health. Dance has long-term benefits that are now being recognized by science thanks to a growing number of “healthy aging” researchers. Results of […]

Seven Super Ways to Overcome Isolation and Loneliness

If you are feeling lonely and “down-in-the-dumps” don’t just sit around doing nothing. Boost your mood and overcome isolation and loneliness by trying out some of these tips.   1) Call an old friend or family member Think of someone you’ve lost touch with over the years and get back in touch with them. Maintain these healthy relationships by […]