Can All Seniors HIIT Improved Levels of Glucose Safely?

What do you think when you hear “blogger?”  I imagine that many people equate the term with someone who writes (perhaps even daily) about something of interest in their lives, or which they are personally investigating.  One example that springs to my mind is the blogger’s story that was developed into the movie Julie and … Read more

Quick & Easy Alternative ——— Immune-Boosting Hot Brew

Before the winter ends, I thought you might like to read about a cost-savings tip hopefully useful year-long.  I came upon it by chance.  The difference in price between a home-made vs. packaged product is substantial; but either way, the health advantage is worth consideration. I sought a quick hot drink one evening, but didn’t … Read more

Income & Mental Health ………………. Does it Matter what Rung of the Ladder You’re on?

As Valentine’s Day approaches we see articles concentrating on flowers, chocolates, love and hearts or some variation like heart health.  My Aging-with-Pizzazz variation includes health too – mental health.  Specifically, metal health from a societal prospective.  Maybe I have a little love snuck in here or there between the lines to honor the holiday. During … Read more

Heart Protection in 10 Seconds

I love the small steps I can take in life to improve myself or decrease risks of ill health and injury.  Let me rephrase that: I love them only when they are small.  The smaller, the better.  Teeny, best.  This does not mean that I don’t attempt more significant changes, but success with the more … Read more

A Dozen Things Learned During 2016

After I kept a list of things learned last year (for 2015) I found it fun to log such new facts and ideas.  My list may be very different than your own might be, but hopefully some of my dozen may be candidates for your list too.  Truth be told, it turned out there was … Read more

Interviewing a Nonagenarian – Shirley B.

Note: To lighten reading – and writing – loads during this month of doubtless numerous activities, this is my one special post to you. I will ‘see’ you again in the New Year. Interviewing Shirley B. Of late, an inspiration hit me.  I don’t have many relatives on ‘my side’ of the family and certainly … Read more

Vitalizing the Family Memory Bank….. What’s the Payback this Thanksgiving?

For various reasons, this Thanksgiving will be stressful for me.  Many find it that way every year; family battles at the TG dining table are ubiquitous.  Conversely, there is a thoughtful, positive side to the holiday.  Thanksgiving time often brings to mind exactly what it is supposed to – things for which we are grateful.  … Read more

Potpourri of Opinions……. Suggestions from Health Care Professionals

I have always liked variety in my life.  It’s a major reason that this blog is not concentrated strictly on one subject, or one way to age with pizzazz.  To mix things up a bit, I thought you might like to read an assortment of ideas from different professionals. Many of them are local to … Read more

Are Houseplants Fun? Decorative? …….Or a Longevity Asset?

“No more houseplants,” I emphatically declared when I relocated a couple years ago.  I didn’t want to be bothered with their maintenance.  I was moving to a place with considerably lush landscaping compared to where I had lived in Scottsdale, Arizona.  This is despite the fact that the Valley of the Sun (encompassing Scottsdale, Phoenix … Read more

Are YOU Ready? Never Too Old for a Dozen NEW Tips.

A primary goal of the Aging with Pizzazz blog is capturing low-hanging fruit.  Working with and writing about longevity from a simple point-of-view, one of my favorite pieces of advice has always been: Avoid the Landmines. Obvious huh?  Nevertheless, whether it involves defensive driving, not smoking, thwarting slips and falls, emergency planning, or any other … Read more