Learn a New Musical Instrument

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Making music helps people over 50 explore new horizons. If you want to learn to play a musical instrument, or if you played in school and would like to pick it up again, New Horizons International Music Association can help. Started in 1991 at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, New Horizons helps people age 50 and older learn to play musical instruments or revive their former musical skills. Currently, it has about 7,000 members... Read More

Eat Clean for Good Health

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Try the “Eat Clean Diet” created by body builder and fitness model, Tosca Reno, my hero. The program revolves around treating your body right with home-cooked meals with quality ingredients that support your health and vitality. More of a lifestyle than a diet, it’s really about eating the way that nature intended. Tosca Reno has published several cookbooks demonstrating how tasty and healthy this way of eating can be, offering... Read More

Learn a New Language

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Most of us have heard of Rosetta Stone, but do you know what it can do for you? We live in a global world. Communicating with others is an effective way to learn about other cultures. Sometimes speaking another language is even necessary to help us get from Point A to Point B. Certainly, anyone in business knows that conversing in multiple languages helps broaden growth potential. Rosetta Ston uses award-winning Dynamic Immersion(R) techniques to... Read More

Bodybuilding Over 50

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It has been repeatedly shown that the best way to boost your metabolism and reduce body fat is to build muscle. Over 50, it’s more important than ever to build muscle to keep weight gain in check and to build strong muscles that help enhance flexibility, strength and good balance. And, over and above the health and fitness benefits, it’s more fun than ever to flaunt those sexy, toned legs or flex that awesome bicep for friends and younger... Read More

Photography Over 50

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One trend we are starting to see pop up on the radar is the increase of calls from the over 50 crowd. Yay! Have you ever wanted to get into photography, but didn’t have the time? Here are some fast tips to help get you started, compliments of Zoner PhotoStudio. Read More  Read More

Do Yoga to Stay Flexible as You Age!

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In this yoga guide, author Suza Francina demonstrates how you can reap the benefits of yoga at any age and no matter your current physical condition. Yoga improves balance, strength, flexibility and endurance and helps slow the aging process. Take a class at your local fitness center or get this book and try it at home. Learn more about New Yoga for People Over 50! Share suggestions for other challenges and hobbies with us.  Read More

Capturing Positive Family Memories and Personal Biographies

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This time of year is a great time to count our blessings and consider how to freeze our finest moments in time. The Over50 crowd may be most interested in tackling the project since they are closer to the eventual passing of the torch, but interviewing parents and grandparents and documenting family history can also be a great project for children and young adults. There are lots of methods from which to choose, and more easy-to-afford options are... Read More

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