Health and Wellbeing

Good health and living a healthy lifestyle are what most of us want but don’t always achieve. Let’s keep it in mind as we live these great years of our lives.

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The Health and Fitness Benefits Of Lifting Weights

By Jenni Proctor / April 19, 2019

Why Older People Need The Benefits Of Lifting Weights Are you aware of the amazing health and fitness benefits of lifting weights?  There is no doubt that strength training benefits […]

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The Money Making Scandal That Is Obesity

By Jenni Proctor / March 19, 2019

Originally published as ‘Obesity – it’s a money making scandal’ by Dr Shirley MD, republished with the author’s permission. I was in a pharmacy the other day on behalf of […]

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Do You Need Home Care For Aging Parents?

By Jenni Proctor / May 24, 2018

The baby boomer generation is fast becoming caregivers to one or both aging parents. This has become the new norm for some 45 million Americans, not to mention tens of […]

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Stress Relief Strategies For Baby Boomers

By Jenni Proctor / May 23, 2018

We all get stressed, and the tendency to get stressed can get worse as you get older, so it’s good to have some good stress relief strategies you can use […]

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What Baby Boomers Always Wanted To Know About Living To 100

By Jenni Proctor / May 23, 2018

Are you planning on living to 100? There are actually around 450,000 centenarians in the world, 72,000 of them in the US. Longevity, is about a whole slew of factors. […]

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Are Baby Boomers Older, Sicker, Fatter and More Sedentary?

By Jenni Proctor / July 9, 2014

Baby boomers are "older, sicker, fatter and more sedentary" than the previous generation, according to Dr Beth Seidenberg's article Baby Boomers: Here’s How Digital Health Tools Can Save You Money – And […]

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Healthy Feet v My Hobbit Feet

By Jenni Proctor / October 17, 2013

My Hobbit Feet don't meet the ideal requirements for healthy feet I’ve always hated my feet.  One of my relatives (who only got away with it because his are similar) once […]

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Taking Palpitations to Heart: The Arrhythmia of Life

By Jenni Proctor / September 17, 2013

My body may be telling me that I’m no spring chicken, but in my mind I’m still about 41.  Why 41 you may ask?  I’ve no idea except that it […]

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5 Ways for Baby Boomers to Maintain Their Health

5 Ways for baby boomers to maintain their health

By Jenni Proctor / February 24, 2013

As you get older, it gets much easier for those minor aches and pains to build up and break you down. There’s no shame in it. We live decades longer […]

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Top health issues for baby boomers

By Jenni Proctor / January 2, 2013

For Baby Boomers each New Year is something to celebrate. Depending on what end of the generational spectrum you’re on, you may be one year closer to retirement, or another […]

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5 ways to keep your house warmer in the winter – and make sure you’re covered with home insurance

By Jenni Proctor / December 20, 2012

With the wind, rain and cold really kicking in for the winter, now is the time to prepare your home for anything the elements throw at you. And that also […]

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Healthcare Option For Chinese-Australian Community

By Jenni Proctor / October 1, 2012

Healthcare giant Bupa has announced the opening of its first ethnicity-specific retail store, catering to the Chinese market. The new store has opened its doors on the edge of inner-city […]

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