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Mission Statement Seniors50to120.com is dedicated to providing quality information about living a healthy, extended, active, financially secure senior life based on your current situations and goals. We will ensure excellence for all listeners and followers of 50to120.com podcasts, websites, and blogs. Purpose Statement To EDUCATE those committed to a long, active, healthy senior life. To PROVIDE reviews of products and services for seniors. To REPORT on senior fraud & scams. To COMMUNICATE direction, hope, peace, truth, options, life, and choices. To MOTIVATE decisions and actions which embrace the pursuit of abundant health and life.

50to120 - Living Your Best, Healthy Senior Life Mark Burright

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Mission Statement Seniors50to120.com is dedicated to providing quality information about living a healthy, extended, active, financially secure senior life based on your current situations and goals. We will ensure excellence for all listeners and followers of 50to120.com podcasts, websites, and blogs. Purpose Statement To EDUCATE those committed to a long, active, healthy senior life. To PROVIDE reviews of products and services for seniors. To REPORT on senior fraud & scams. To COMMUNICATE direction, hope, peace, truth, options, life, and choices. To MOTIVATE decisions and actions which embrace the pursuit of abundant health and life.

    Senior Anti-Aging and Brain Health with Guest Dr. Liz Applegate

    Senior Anti-Aging and Brain Health with Guest Dr. Liz Applegate

    Dr. Applegate and I will be discussing brain health in the context of seniors 50 and older. Subjects include foods that boost brain health and slow aging, evaluating vitamins and supplements including memory supplements, available commercial diets plans, and their benefits and risks, and much more.

    Dr. Applegate's books are available at www.Seniors50to120.com 


     
     

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    • 56 min
    Prescriptions linked to higher risk of falling - Age doesn't affect the ability to lose weight

    Prescriptions linked to higher risk of falling - Age doesn't affect the ability to lose weight

    Nearly 95% of older adults are taking prescription drugs that increase their risk of falling. In 1999, less than 60 percent of seniors were taking drugs that affected their likelihood of falling; by 2017, that figure surged to nearly 90%. 
    Mark will be discussing the findings that studies have concluded are important because they highlight how a rise in prescription medications can increase the risk of serious injuries and even death. 
    Two prescription drugs account for a majority of falls. Mark will be discussing these prescription drugs, and why they are causing so many falls.
    In the second part of the podcast, Mark will be looking at recent research that age doesn't affect a senior's ability to lose weight. Making healthier choices is the key to achieving long-term weight loss. 
    There are several reasons why people may discount weight loss in older people. These include an 'ageist' perspective that weight loss is not relevant to older people and misconceptions of the reduced ability of older people to lose weight through dietary modification and increased exercise. 
    Age should be no barrier to the management of weight and lifestyle. 

    • 11 min
    Does Eating Organic Make a Difference? Latest Senior Scams

    Does Eating Organic Make a Difference? Latest Senior Scams

    Does Eating Organic Make a Difference? 
    The debate over rather it makes sense to spend the extra money for organic products rages on. Mark will discuss the latest information on organics and the pros and cons. 
    Latest Scams Targeting Seniors
    The latest scams revolve around COVID-19 and vaccines
    The development of COVID-19 vaccines has got the scammers busy at work bilking thousands of dollars out of seniors. Mark will discuss the latest scams. 

    • 26 min
    Anti-Aging. Can We Turn Back Father Time?

    Anti-Aging. Can We Turn Back Father Time?

    Let's talk about reversing aging. 
    Reversing aging doesn't mean salads and treadmills. By understanding how you can reverse aging and live longer based on your personal situation, you can reverse aging and optionally enjoy a glass of your favorite wine.
    Wish you could turn back the clock? Despite scientific advancements and efforts to stop or reverse aging, there is still no Fountain of Youth, but there is no reason we cannot get caught in the fountains spray. 
    The good news is, it's never too late to adopt new habits and improve your lifestyle. Dana King, Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at West Virginia University and author of a study chronicling the declining health of baby boomers, speaks about his own past research that proves that making healthy changes can still produce "measurable and significant benefits". 
    Published in The American Journal of Medicine, his study of more than 15,000 subjects over the age of 45 found that adults who began to eat 5 fruits and vegetables daily, walk a minimum of 2 1/2 hours per week, maintain a BMI in the healthy range (18.5-29.5) and avoid smoking, enjoyed a 40% drop in mortality.  
    As seniors we can't do much about the age on our driver's license, our biological age (or body age) can certainly be reduced. Though our date of birth certainly counts, the age of our body defines us better. While chronological age is our current age in years, biological age is about how old or young our body organs are. 
    The good news is that we can reverse our body organ age. Join Mark to learn more about Anti-Aging.

    • 23 min
    Senior Cyber - Best Security Practices for Seniors

    Senior Cyber - Best Security Practices for Seniors

    Scott Schober joins Seniors50to120. Scott is CEO of Berkeley Vaitronics Systems in Metuchen, New Jersey to discuss his new book 'Senior Cyber'.
    Scott is a highly sought after cybersecurity expert for media appearances and commentary as well as technical speaking engagements. Scott is also the author of several books about technology and cyber security. 
    Recent media appearances include Bloomberg TV, CNN, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, NPR, CTV News, CCTV America, Fox Business Channel, Fox News, Al Jazeera America, Inside Edition, MSNBC, CNBC, The Blaze, OAN and many more. 
    Scott continues to espouse the need for better cyber security practices through his appearances, speaking engagements, products and now his new book entitled Senior Cyber. 
     Scott and I will be discussing the basics of the Internet to the fight for privacy and security that is so critical for seniors. Scott offers simple advice and expertise for all levels of user experience. Whether you are a parent, grandparent, great grandparent or the son or daughter of one, this interview is designed with your concerns in mind. 
    Scott also provides practical cybersecurity advice and examples affecting seniors. 

    • 1 hr 12 min
    25 Cents Worth - How to Save 30%+ on Groceries - #1 Cause of Aging - The Best Senior Airfares

    25 Cents Worth - How to Save 30%+ on Groceries - #1 Cause of Aging - The Best Senior Airfares

    25 Cents Worth - How to Save 30% or More on Groceries - #1 Cause of Aging - The Best Airfare Deals 

    Join me for 25 minutes of informative information to save money and improve your  efforts in anti-aging. 
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    • 17 min

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