Healthy Aging

Monday, November 13, 2023

Call for Entries: Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete 2024!

Could you be the next Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete? Read about this exciting opportunity to share your fitness lifestyle!

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Della, 64: The Four Pillars of Health and Fitness

Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete Della Adams describes the essentials of her fitness regimen — with some surprising details. Stay tuned for her talk on Nov. 15!

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Health: When Your Doctor Retires

Your doctor of many years is hanging up his or her stethoscope. How do you find a new doctor and manage the transition? 

Friday, October 13, 2023

Kathy, 73: From “I Can’t” to “I Can!” – Three Activities Seniors Can Do

Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete Kathy Molloy shares some of her favorite exercises that anyone can try.

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Salud: ¿prediabetes? ¡Reviértalo!

Ver el diagnóstico puede asustar: prediabetes, pero no tiene por qué ser inevitable. ¡Aprenda a revertirlo!

Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Health: Prediabetes? Turn It Around!

Seeing the diagnosis can be scary: prediabetes – but it doesn’t have to be inevitable. Learn how to turn it around!

Thursday, September 21, 2023

Don’t Fall – for Anything!

Falls are the leading cause of injury and injury death for the over 65 age group. Take this Fall Assessment Quiz – and learn about our Balance Matters series.

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Richard, 71: Mobilize and Revitalize

Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete Richard Westbrook explains how spending 10 minutes on mobility each day can alleviate joint pain for runners and non-runners alike.

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Health: Cholesterol Over 60 – What To Know Now

Cholesterol confusion: making sense of conflicting studies about LDL levels and overall heart health.

Thursday, August 17, 2023

Gerry, 75: Tips for Healthy Cooking and Eating

Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete Gerry Smith shares her top tips for healthy food shopping, cooking, and eating.

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Health: Vaccine Update

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Which vaccines do you need? Which ones could you (maybe) skip?

Thursday, July 20, 2023

The Skinny on Time-Restricted Eating

Want to lose weight but hate counting calories? Some studies suggest time-restricted eating is a good alternative.

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Kathy, 73: What Warms Up, Must Cool Down

Senior Planet Sponsored Athlete Kathy Malloy shares the physical and mental benefits of warming up and cooling down before and after exercise.

Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Relief for Back Pain

Back pain strikes almost half of Americans, with many new and different ways to handle it – but don’t overdo one common solution.

Monday, July 3, 2023

Tech: Fitness Apps for Seniors

Android and Apple fitness apps for both smartwatches and phones can track health and fitness, but which one to choose?