The Art of Living Longer – I’m a Deviant by Anne Goldberg I’ve always been a bit of a renegade, mostly living on the fringe of what ‘everyone else’ was
Living with purpose, having a reason to get up in the morning is a big part of having a happy, healthy life. But it’s really hard to help others when
After PT for my back surgery ended, I needed to replace that activity as I really understood how much better I felt after a session in the pool. I reluctantly
The surgery was unavoidable. Two disks in my lumbar spine were compressing the nerve that controls the quadricept muscle in my right leg and I could no longer lift my
Here we are again my friends… it’s December and most of us are deep in the anticipation, planning, stress and joy of the holidays. As November and Thanksgiving fade into
A blog by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior Reduce my what? Don’t be offended, and as long as I have your attention, can we talk about inflammation? Let me elaborate.
The Art of Living Longer Blog by Anne Goldberg I recently read an article about a 2017 study published by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition1. This eight-year study found
The Art of Living Longer – When Life Happens… If you’ve been following my blogs, you know that I recently left a nearly-ten-year relationship, moved to a whole
by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior It astounds me as to how many of my peers feel old. I don’t relate to that at all. In fact, I recently celebrated
A few years ago I was at a self-improvement weekend retreat where different people got up and talked about their fears and most private thoughts in front of a group
Spring is around the corner with its promise of lush greenery and warmer temperatures. Traditionally, it’s a time of year to begin clearing out winter’s clutter. Ahh, images of freshness
Does this sound familiar? You get out of your car with your keys in your hand, pick up the mail, open the front door and then put everything down because
In The Art of Living Longer, I am always teaching about how urgently important it is for humans to use and exercise their bodies and brains. I’m fond of saying,
It’s incredible, but 2017 is just around the corner! I know that many of you will be making resolutions about improving your health. This month’s column is about ways you
The Art of Living Longer Curriculum Diet is a Four-Letter Word! by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior We hear so much about food these days. Eat this! No, eat that!
by Anne Goldberg, The Savvy Senior Most of us fear change. It seems to be a very normal reaction to life. The irony is that change, like death and taxes,
Irrespective of the changing laws surrounding medical marijuana, there is still a preponderance of people who don’t now, and never will, use these drugs. The idea of using drugs is
August 26, 2016 The latest health newsletter from Harvard highlights three “trends worth tapping into.” They go on to say these three trends “fall into the ‘beneficial’ category” and are:
The new norm with regards to nutrition seems to be the ages-old wisdom of Hippocrates: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” The Harvard Medical school newsletter,
It’s hard to avoid the news these days. With the turmoil of the world, the arbitrariness of suffering is scary. In point of fact, we are more likely to get
Many seniors believe that they can’t really learn new things… a new language, a new habit or some hobby or game. This thought stops them from challenging themselves cognitively and
Life is diverse. Each millisecond is filled with sound, texture, color, movement and emotions – trauma, love, joy and sorrow – and all of these things come at us, sometimes
“A merry heart does good like a medicine, but a broken spirit dries the bones.” (Proverbs 17:22) A Maryland School of Medicine study in 2005 showed that laughter is linked
Have you heard about the latest research in longevity? Maybe you know about epigenetics? Or about the Blue Zones? Epigenetics is the science of our DNA that has proven lifestyle
It’s beautiful here in Florida this time of year. It beckons us to go outside and spend time enjoying the balmy weather. I always feel better after a walk through
Not too long ago, I was on my way to a client. It was just after Noon and I was at a red light when I heard the crash. That
Does the thought of moving send shivers down your spine? You’re not alone. Moving is a major life event, causing anxiety for most people, especially when you consider that you
2015 has been a good year. In the past twelve months I have redefined what I want to offer through Savvy Senior Services and it has become clear that my
With Thanksgiving upon us, I am reminded that so many holiday dinners are fraught with family tension that the day becomes more squabble than gobble. That can be very stressful.
Life has so many twists and turns, sometimes I worry about whiplash! Recently I lost a regular client. I didn’t enjoy the work and wanted to leave but held on for the stability
Savvy Senior Update It’s been a long time since I’ve posted. I’ll try to be better at this. I can honestly say that, at 62 (I’ll be 63 on April
It’s late and I’m at my computer trying to get this website to look like what I want. It’s frustrating and challenging, yet I know that I will learn it.