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Avalanche Lake Trail in Glacier National Park

Don’t let inflammation pain ruin your summer boomer adventure

Avalanche Lake Trail in Glacier National Park

The Cherry Marketing Institute is sponsoring this look at how to fight inflammation pain on a boomer travel adventure. Have summer’s sunny skies and warm temperatures inspired a boomer adventure? My travel feet are itching to go hiking in Montana’s mountains. But a kayaking trip may be calling your name or cycling through the French […]

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Don't let pneumococcal pneumonia ruin your trip.

What Puts the Boom in Your Step?

Don't let pneumococcal pneumonia ruin your trip.

This article was sponsored by Pfizer. The boom in my boomer life comes from two loves—Alan and travel. When it comes to travel, I don’t mean the type of experiences that our parents enjoyed—sedentary trips where most of the time is spent sitting and looking out the window from a tour bus window or from […]

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Why traveling is good for your brain.

Want a Healthy Brain? Take a Trip!

Why traveling is good for your brain.

Did you know that travel is good for the brain? Who knew that something boomers consider fun has medical benefits beyond the extra physical activity that a trip creates? When Ruth Curran, Cranium Crunches, and Mary Lanzavecchia, Reclaiming Mary, invited me to a Blab about why travel is good for the brain, I knew that […]

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Alan and Donna Hull swim with stingrays in Bora Bora.

Skin Cancer Travel Tips

Alan and Donna Hull swim with stingrays in Bora Bora.

Skin cancer travel tips, who needs them? Active boomer travelers do! And don’t make the mistake, like I did, of thinking that the damage has already been done way back in childhood. According to an article by Sheryl Kraft at Next Avenue, “The Skin Cancer Foundation reports a recent study showing that we get less than 25 percent […]

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Gluten-Free Guide to Travel

Gluten-Free Travel Tips Help Make Travel Tasty Again

Gluten-Free Guide to Travel

Although gluten-free travel has come a long way over the last few years, traveling can still be quite stressful for those who cannot eat gluten products. Travel is nerve-racking enough sometimes; and when you travel with dietary restrictions, well, it can be extremely frustrating. Thankfully, there are a lot of resources out there to help travelers stay […]

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Eating Well on the Road

Eating Well on the Road

Eating Well on the Road

Eating healthy and controlling weight is a challenge for most travelers, whether you’re a boomer on a road trip or someone who travels for a profession like writer, Candy Harrington. Before you know it, the doctor’s prescribing blood pressure and cholesterol medication because of your unhealthy meal choices at home and on the road. That’s what happened to Candy […]

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One Healthy Change: 10,000 Steps a Day

Counting steps with Fitbit One

Is January a goal setting time for you? It is for Alan and me. But rather than making New Year’s resolutions that are little more than wishful thinking, we set goals that are measured with numbers. And believe me, when that goal is met, we celebrate! 2014 Goal: Move 10,000 steps a day Last year, […]

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One Healthy Change: Relax

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Whenever I’m on a true vacation—whether it’s visiting my mom, taking a long cruise or enjoying the natural setting at a wildlife lodge—I find myself wanting to sleep a lot, especially when there is little connectivity to the internet. Do I have some type of sleeping sickness? No. Without constant interaction and distractions, my body […]

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One Healthy Change: Gratitude

Alan and Donna St Mary Lake Glacier

Gratitude, thankfulness, altruism, kindness—do you know how good these words are for you? No matter which term we use, practicing the concept behind these words is a powerful force for achieving a healthy life. In our busy world, it’s easy to let thankfulness slip a notch or two in the schedule of what’s important. Since […]

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One Healthy Change a Month: Using Health Hacks

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When I’m at the beach, I enjoy swimming in the ocean. But you won’t find me jumping in all at once. Oh no, I’m a step into the water one toe at a time kind of gal. It’s the same with my health. I’m better at making several small changes instead of one big one. […]

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