Considering Knee Replacement Surgery? Timing is Everything!

For millions of Americans, knee replacements have enabled people who would have been incapacitated by painful arthritis to enjoy years of active life – walking, swimming, cycling, and more.   No wonder almost 1 million knee […]

Have a HEART!

As you may know, February is American Heart Month. Do you know the signs of a heart attack?  Do those dramatic scenes in a movie come to mind where the man clutches his chest and […]


If you are one of the millions of people that don’t enjoy traditional exercise, take heart!  You’ll be happy to hear about the NEAT term, which stands for Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis.   (Big word, so I […]

Can Exercise Help Your Vision?

Perhaps! There’s an intriguing article in the January 2022 Berkeley Wellness Letter that looks at a number of meta-studies about the relationship between exercise and cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration.   The evidence shows that being […]

Tai Chi – Give it a Try!

Full disclosure – I’m writing about something I know very little about, but I keep reading about the benefits of Tai Chi  for older adults in very reputable publications, so just had to pass this […]