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Five Strategies for Alzheimer’s Prevention in Women

With increased evidence linking menopause to Alzheimer’s, it helps explain why two out of every three people diagnosed with the disease are women.   And with the number of Alzheimer’s cases expected to triple by the year 2050, it’s no wonder why so many women in our Gennev community are in search of prevention.   Monica Smith...

Maximize Your Nutrition to Thrive in Menopause

We all know that eating a balanced diet that includes lots of vegetables, fruit, lean protein, healthy fats and carbs is the pathway to optimizing your health. But if you are a woman in menopause, what you eat can also help manage your hormones and stave off symptoms.   As we...

7 Essentials for Women in Menopause

Menopause doesn’t have to suck! Despite hearing horror stories of uncontrollably sweating during business meetings or waking up at 4am every night and unable to go back to sleep, some women have actually learned how to thrive during menopause. What’s their secret? They take care of themselves.  “Self-care allows women...

Fisetin: A Powerful Senolytic That Slows Aging

You've heard the adage, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," but, in reality, it may be strawberries. For years, researchers have been studying fisetin, a plant compound found in strawberries, for its capacity to act as an antioxidant and reduce inflammation in the body. However, in more...

Why So Angry? Discover Why Women Get So Fired Up in Midlife, and How to Control the Rage.

Anger is a big, powerful emotion that no one is immune to experiencing. “Anger is wired into our full range of emotions to ensure the strength to respond and protect that which is important to us,” explains Karen Bonnell, an author and coach who works with individuals, couples, and...

How to Find a Doctor for Your Post-Reproductive Years

You may have picked your gynecologist back when birth control was your biggest concern or when you were ready to have babies. While they may have done an excellent job helping you through those stages of life, it doesn’t mean that they are your best choice to guide you...

How They Met: Lorelei Shellist & Larry Baldauf

How old are you and where do you live? We are both 63. Lorelei lives in Playa del Rey, by the beach, and Larry lives in Cheviot Hills, near the Fox Studio lot. We haven’t consolidated our homes yet and so we move back and forth together. Weekends at the...

Luscious Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Winter is coming, and it is a good time to recommend this deeply satisfying soup that is super simple to make. Please use the full-fat coconut milk — don’t use the “light/lite” unless you want this to taste meh. I also love this recipe because I nearly always have...

Ziedlejas Wellness Resort: Where the Ancient Meets Body & Mind

Located in Latvia and situated within a lush national park, Ziedlejas Wellness Resort is both a tranquil, transformative spa and an architecture lover’s dream. As the spa team explains, “Here at Ziedlejas, we believe that nature shows us the right pace. That it prefers flow over rush. The proximity...

Alex Rotas and Phenomenal Athletes

We wrote about Alex Rotas in September and we were captivated by her photography. Learning to be a photographer at 60, she uses her art as a form of activism, capturing older competitive athletes in action and showing us all that we are capable of so much more than...
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