womenTALK: Midlife Matters

Tuesday, Apr 26th 2016

5 Hidden Weight-Loss Saboteurs

authored by Sheryl Kraft

After being cooped up in the dreary darkness and cold of winter, lots of us (at least in the colder climates) have come away pale, anxious to get moving again and, in many cases, sporting a few extra pounds. A University of Pittsburgh study of people with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) found that 27 percent reported a pattern binge eating.

Hardly surprising.

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Saturday, Apr 23rd 2016

Gluten-Free Snacks to Satisfy Your Spring Munchies

authored by Judy Freedman

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Tuesday, Apr 12th 2016

Hard-of-Hearing Is the New Midlife Secret

authored by Sheryl Kraft

Lately it seems like we're all in the same boat.

Or at least, the people who will admit it are in the same boat.

Lately I'm noticing that we midlifers suddenly have a lot in common.

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Friday, Apr 08th 2016

7 Reasons Why Having a Boyfriend Post-50 Is the Best

authored by Judy Freedman

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Tuesday, Apr 05th 2016

5 Things a Flat Tire Taught Me About Life

authored by Sheryl Kraft

I hate going to the dentist—especially when it's of the oral surgery variety. My mouth has had so much work done that if it were my face I'd look like a Joan Rivers wannabe (may she rest in peace).

And every time, minutes before my scheduled appointment, I'm tempted to call the dental office and say something like, "Sorry, but I can't make it today. My car got a flat and I'm stuck on the side of the highway."

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Sunday, Apr 03rd 2016

My Post-50 Yoga Journey: A New Perspective on the Body and Mind

authored by Judy Freedman

It's been a while since I shared progress on my post-50 journey to become a yoga instructor. Through my education at Lourdes Institute of Wholistic Studies, I'm gaining a new perspective on the union between the body and the mind.

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Tuesday, Mar 29th 2016

How to Tweak These 5 Bad Habits for Better Health

authored by Sheryl Kraft

When it comes to our health, there's a big divide.

There are some who ignore it outright. Maybe their attitude is "live and let live" and not worry or stress about it. Or they've fallen into some bad habits over the years that they can't break. Or perhaps they just don't know how to be healthy.

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Tuesday, Mar 22nd 2016

The Price of Comfort

authored by Sheryl Kraft

The older I get and the older my body parts get—in this case, my feet—the more I gravitate toward shoes manufactured in Italy.

No wonder the country is shaped like a boot.

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Friday, Mar 18th 2016

Chick Flick Starring Sally Field Will Warm Your Heart

authored by Judy Freedman

Much has been written in the media about the post-50 invisible woman. It's been said that women of a certain age fade into the woodwork or fall out of favor as they age.

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Thursday, Mar 17th 2016

Take the Dare With UnitedHealthcare (You Could Win a $400 Gift Card!)

authored by Sheryl Kraft

As children, the statement "I dare you" was usually associated with dangerous or forbidden challenges, perhaps something like sneaking out of the house late at night, staying out past your curfew, cutting a day of school—or worse.

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