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Thought lifting weights was just for twenty-somethings? Think again. Strength and resistance training is as beneficial at 75 and it was at 25. Older adults who participate in muscle building exercises can rebuild lost muscle mass, and improve endurance.  Sarcopenia is the medical term for muscle loss that occurs as we age. After age 30, …

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According to Pew Research Center’s “Internet and American Life Project”, 53% of online users are 65 and older. If that wasn’t impressive enough, seven out of ten seniors now own cell phones, or shall we say ‘mobile devices’ (including tablets, phablets and laptops) – which is a huge leap from just a decade ago. Connecting …

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There’s a big misconception out there that fitness after retirement means you’re limited to water aerobics or a stationary bike. The truth is, participating in hobby sports whether it’s skiing, tennis, or maybe even a triathlon doesn’t just do a body good, but it alters the stereotype that getting older means putting on the brakes. …

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I met a psychologist seventy years young who decided at age fifty-six to make her dreams come true and head back to class for her doctorate degree. She loves what she does, and has no plans of calling it quits. From Martha Stewart to the Queen of England, women are finding “retirement” age comes and …

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