With Age

I’ve been sitting here for some time watching this day as it unfolds. Colors radiate their brilliance and the light of awareness seems to brighten into this thought:

As we age, we perceive the world with a greater capacity than we do when we are younger.

We see mortality, we experience suffering, and we imagine the end. Without this awareness, we may tend to shut down with fear, frustration, and regret. However, we do have another option ­to open to infinite possibility.

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Tim Dukes, Ph.D. develops leaders and communications across fields ranging from executives and business owners to entrepreneurs and artists. His communications model and workshops, built on presence and mindfulness, foster open environments based on trust and candor. Tim’s clients emerge as socially conscious, culturally sustainable, and strategically focused innovators. www.DrTimothyDukes.com​

Preventing and Treating Low Back Pain With Diet

Back Pain and Diet

Low back pain became one of the biggest problems for public health systems in the Western world during the second half of the 20th century. The lifetime prevalence of low back pain is reported to be as high as 84 percent, and chronic low back pain is present in about one in five, with one in ten being disabled. It’s an epidemic.

Are people just lifting more heavy stuff? No.

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

Boomers Escape the Vacation Rut With a Volunteer Vacation

“Volunteer” and “vacation” may seem like a contradiction of terms – why work on your relaxing holiday? But some travelers over 50 are trading sunning on beaches, standing in line at crowded tourist traps, and taking tours that make you feel like you’re looking at the culture from behind a window for more of an experience. Here are five ways volunteer vacations – also known as voluntourism – can provide boomers with more than photos (and a sun burn) at the end of the adventure.

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After a 2008 divorce left Bonnie Moore living alone in a newly remodeled five-bedroom home, she searched for and found four great roommates to fill the empty bedrooms. The experience was so transformational that Moore embarked on a new career dedicated to helping 50+ adults ease their way into shared living. As founder of Golden Girls Network, she has written a book titled How to Start a Golden Girls Home and teaches classes on the same topic.  For more information about Bonnie, please visit http://goldengirlsnetwork.com. You can also join her on Facebook and Twitter @GoldenGirlsNet.

3 Innovative Options That Make Aging in Place Possible

The old standard of retiring and shuffling off to a retirement community is being re-written by baby boomers who want to enjoy their homes, embrace their communities, and age in place as long as they can. By renovating their homes, engaging in the “Village” model, and finding innovative solutions like the Golden Girls Network’s Home Companion program, it’s now possible for baby boomers to stay in their homes longer.

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After a 2008 divorce left Bonnie Moore living alone in a newly remodeled five-bedroom home, she searched for and found four great roommates to fill the empty bedrooms. The experience was so transformational that Moore embarked on a new career dedicated to helping 50+ adults ease their way into shared living. As founder of Golden Girls Network, she has written a book titled How to Start a Golden Girls Home and teaches classes on the same topic.  For more information about Bonnie, please visit http://goldengirlsnetwork.com. You can also join her on Facebook and Twitter @GoldenGirlsNet.

22 Simple Ways for Baby Boomers to Re-Invent Themselves

The spring flowers blooming and the trees blossoming after a long, hard winter has gotten us thinking about beginning anew. Like those flowers, we baby boomers can also bloom. The process doesn’t have to be arduous or extreme.

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After a 2008 divorce left Bonnie Moore living alone in a newly remodeled five-bedroom home, she searched for and found four great roommates to fill the empty bedrooms. The experience was so transformational that Moore embarked on a new career dedicated to helping 50+ adults ease their way into shared living. As founder of Golden Girls Network, she has written a book titled How to Start a Golden Girls Home and teaches classes on the same topic.  For more information about Bonnie, please visit http://goldengirlsnetwork.com. You can also join her on Facebook and Twitter @GoldenGirlsNet.

10 Reasons Why Your Golden Girl Friends Make the Best Valentine's Day Dates

They will enjoy a gorgeous evening out.

You won’t have to spend your Valentine’s Day with someone enduring the holiday. Golden Girls jump into an evening of fun like we do our friendships – with unabashed enthusiasm. As mature women shed of the fussiness and fear of judgment of our youth, we loudly “ooh” over the food and “aah” over the wine and wax rhapsodic over a beautiful setting. No detail of a perfect evening goes unappreciated with our lady friends, and while you may not be gazing into each other’s eyes, everyone around will feel the love.

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After a 2008 divorce left Bonnie Moore living alone in a newly remodeled five-bedroom home, she searched for and found four great roommates to fill the empty bedrooms. The experience was so transformational that Moore embarked on a new career dedicated to helping 50+ adults ease their way into shared living. As founder of Golden Girls Network, she has written a book titled How to Start a Golden Girls Home and teaches classes on the same topic.  For more information about Bonnie, please visit http://goldengirlsnetwork.com. You can also join her on Facebook and Twitter @GoldenGirlsNet.

7 Ways to Keep Loving Your Job After 55

Perhaps you once dreamt about an early retirement, but now that dream is no longer a financial reality. Or perhaps you’re happy to be working until 65 or beyond, but find elements of the same ol’ job growing stale. With 60 percent of us 65 and older still working full-time jobs, many of us will work longer than our parents and be happy to be do so. For many of us, retiring and playing endless rounds of golf is just not as enticing. But how do you stay energized by your career and excited about heading out of your Golden Girls home and to work every morning?

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After a 2008 divorce left Bonnie Moore living alone in a newly remodeled five-bedroom home, she searched for and found four great roommates to fill the empty bedrooms. The experience was so transformational that Moore embarked on a new career dedicated to helping 50+ adults ease their way into shared living. As founder of Golden Girls Network, she has written a book titled How to Start a Golden Girls Home and teaches classes on the same topic.  For more information about Bonnie, please visit http://goldengirlsnetwork.com. You can also join her on Facebook and Twitter @GoldenGirlsNet.

Is Golden Girls Living Right For You?

Are you wondering if sharing a house and household duties with like-minded women and men over 40 would work for you?

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After a 2008 divorce left Bonnie Moore living alone in a newly remodeled five-bedroom home, she searched for and found four great roommates to fill the empty bedrooms. The experience was so transformational that Moore embarked on a new career dedicated to helping 50+ adults ease their way into shared living. As founder of Golden Girls Network, she has written a book titled How to Start a Golden Girls Home and teaches classes on the same topic.  For more information about Bonnie, please visit http://goldengirlsnetwork.com. You can also join her on Facebook and Twitter @GoldenGirlsNet.

Fit Over 40

The Role of Exercise as We Age

Age is more than a number, especially when it comes to wellness. After 40, exercise is one of the greatest allies in the battle against age-related disease. It’s never too late to plan your fitness future. The sooner you begin, the healthier and more vibrant you will be well into your retirement years.

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Health Perch is a digital health magazine focusing on physical and mental wellness, as well as ways to fight signs of aging. We aim to make health and wellness easy to understand and fun to read.

We keep you up to date with the latest health articles, tips, & advice. Catch us on Twitter (@HealthPerch) for even more health news, and keep coming back here to learn how to become the healthiest version of you.

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three female friends laughing outdoors
02/03/2016
They will enjoy a gorgeous evening out. You won’t have to spend your Valentine’s Day with someone enduring the holiday. Golden Girls jump into an evening of fun like we do our friendships – with... read more
classified ad newspaper Help Wanted
01/17/2016
Perhaps you once dreamt about an early retirement, but now that dream is no longer a financial reality. Or perhaps you’re happy to be working until 65 or beyond, but find elements of the same ol’ job... read more
four women standing at glass rail of balcony
10/01/2015
Are you wondering if sharing a house and household duties with like-minded women and men over 40 would work for you? Check out our list of qualities that make for a great housemate. You’re... read more
silhouette yoga pose against blue sky
05/15/2015
The Role of Exercise as We Age Age is more than a number, especially when it comes to wellness. After 40, exercise is one of the greatest allies in the battle against age-related disease. It’s... read more

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