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Sex: does it fizzle or sizzle with age?

There are two popular views of ageing and sex. One is that after menopause it’s all over. The other is that sex is critical to healthy ageing and if we’re not practicing it we’re not normal.   Read this post

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | Rhonda Anderson

Are you fit for surgery?

If you need an operation, don’t leave everything up to the surgeon. Hopefully they’re wonderfully capable, but there’s plenty you can do to ensure a good outcome.   Read this post

Monday, April 24, 2017 | Rhonda Anderson

Life After Menopause. My book is here!

The full title is Life after Menopause: 5 Key Habits of Healthy, Vital Older Women Read this post

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 | Rhonda Anderson

Why adapting is such a vital skill

How often does life go like this? Things are humming along, you’re feeling good, finally eating and exercising in a way that you’re happy with, then you get an injury or a nasty cold. Or your dog dies. Or you move house. Or something disrupts what was going so well.   Read this post

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | Rhonda Anderson

What do we mean by 'old age'?

At last. Social scientists are presenting a new view of what’s ‘old’ in 2017.  Read this post

Saturday, February 25, 2017 | Rhonda Anderson

Rest: the key to working and living better

A lot of us relate to resting as something we’ll get to once we’ve gotten through the to-do list. But ditching this way of thinking might be your passport to a more fulfilling life.   Read this post

Friday, February 24, 2017 | Rhonda Anderson

New year, new habits

New Year’s resolutions are mostly thought to be of dubious value, but the start of a year can be a good time for making healthy changes.   Read this post

Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Rhonda Anderson

Happy New Year! Or is it?

Just when research seemed to confirm that we get happier and more content as we grow older, another study comes along with the opposite conclusion. So which is it?  Read this post

Thursday, January 26, 2017 | Rhonda Anderson

Even golden girls get the blues

It might be hard to believe, but 70s swimming ‘golden girl’ Shane Gould turned 60 last month.   Read this post

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 | Rhonda Anderson

What's her secret?

Last month I included a link to footage of an 80-year old Chinese man who exudes a ton of youthful energy. Lately I’m coming across articles about a 98-year old yoga teacher who gets about in bright-coloured yoga pants, red nails and high heels, and drives a grey Smart Car.  Read this post

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 | Rhonda Anderson