Category: Change Agents

Dr. Janine Clayton, MD at NIH Advances Sex and Gender Research

Have you ever wondered if anyone was doing anything at all about the medicine gender gap we revealed on a recent post here at Real Women on Health?  From heart disease to lung cancer to Alzheimer’s and several autoimmune diseases, the National Institutes of Health is hard at work getting the research done on health [...]

Read more...

Life Interrupted: Design the Second Half of Your Life

    We’re launching a series of on-line radio shows on the theme “Design the Second Half of Your Life”.  The shows are for midlife women and they provide boat loads of information and inspiration that will guide women through menopause – the gateway to the second half of life.  While our content is highly inspirational, we [...]

Read more...

Design the Second Half of Your Life: Trauma and Healing

Wouldn’t you know it. The best laid plains interrupted by life! This topic was not what I was planning for in the Design the Second Half of Your Life series but Hurricane Sandy has triggered the kind of trauma that ignites fear and anxiety and strains our closest relationships.   As much as we witness [...]

Read more...

Time for the Second Talk – Perimenopause!

    Just as you might have finished changing diapers on your two year old, believe it or not…perimenopause symptoms can start to wreak havoc on your busy life.  Perimenopause is actually  “the change before the change” that starts to slowly emerge around age 35.   However,the symptoms can fly “under the radar” for years [...]

Read more...

What’s the Scoop with Nutrient Dense Foods?

          Have you read about Dr. Joel Fuhrman?  More than just a focus on the Mediterranean Diet, Dr. Joel is Dr. Oz’s new best friend and he’s got a nutritious way to think about food and keeping your weight down.  It’s all right on Dr. Oz’s web site. Dr. Fuhrman believes that [...]

Read more...

Design the Second Half of Your LIFE: Your Ripe Report!

We’re celebrating the transition we all make to the second half of our life by introducing you to our fantastic line up of “Change Agents”. These are women we’ve selected based on what they do every day in their lives. So, from my own perspective, they are practicing what they preach and making the changes [...]

Read more...

Upcoming Radio Show & Event: The California Women’s Conference

It’s a post-Olympic celebration here at Real Women on Health for female competitors and medal winners Gaby Douglas and Missy Franklin who have captured the hearts and souls of America. I’m betting many of us women who are going for gold with our businesses have been inspired by these young women’s stories, and have renewed [...]

Read more...

Design the Second Half of Your Life: Shedding

The title “Design the Second Half of Your Life” indeed sounds like a plan is the end result but, actually, the plan is just the beginning. Of what you might ask! Design the Second Half of Life is all about the journey, self-reflection and breaking through our “shame” barriers to lose our old identity. It’s [...]

Read more...

Midlife Women’s Event: Fierce with Age

REGISTER NOW for an ongoing women’s wellbeing retreat – on-line with the support of a gifted guide as well as a supportive on-line community. The program entails three weeks of guided study to achieve new levels of freedom, self-affirmation and spiritual growth. With assignments delivered to your own inbox, the retreat includes the option of [...]

Read more...

Medication Management Strategies with Dr. Goldina Erowele

Are you managing meds for a loved one or for yourself? According to the National Council on Aging, older adults are the nation’s largest consumers of prescription and over-the-counter medications. On average, the older adult takes 4-5 prescription medications and 2 over-the-counter medications a day. What do we know about medication errors? Medication errors can [...]

Read more...