Why Some People Never Seem to Get Sick.

By Timi Gustafson, R.D. Winter weather makes most of us apprehensive about getting a cold or the flu, and often enough those fears are justified. No matter how religiously we wash our hands, keep our distance from others who already have the sniffles, or try to...

Is Breakfast Important?

By Timi Gustafson, R.D. A good breakfast sets the tone for sound eating habits throughout the day. For the longest time, nutrition experts have emphasized the importance of eating breakfast. But while numerous studies have been conducted on the subject, it has never...

Golf Twice a Week is Not Enough!

We asked reader Valerie Martin to share why active ageing is SO important. I was inspired some years ago by seeing a participant in the World Veterans Games held in Auckland.She was from the UK, 94 years old and competing in the 100 metres. She won and received her...

Retirement and Second Chances

By Timi Gustafson, R.D.  I’m officially retired — a fact confirmed by Social Security and AARP newsletters. I have been added to the demographic category of “seniors” and I qualify for discounts I never knew about. There are people in my life who call me “Nana” and...

Growing Old has its Upsides, too.

By Timi Gustafson, R.D. Old age is no laughing matter. Inevitably, it comes with decline and decay, perhaps disability and loss. On the other hand, there are also opportunities to enjoy one’s later years when they are no longer occupied with goals and ambitions, tasks...

In Lockdown – Read Jenny’s Story.

What did I do doing during Lockdown? Dear Gillian On several occasions you have asked for feedback and right now I’m bursting with it! I have just completed working through the Memory Tune Book – and I’ve absolutely loved it!! This wonderful time of lockdown has freed...