by Dr. Dave

Motion Is Lotion For The Joints

I was in a yoga class one morning and the instructor said “motion is lotion.” I couldn’t agree more. The mobile joints of your body contain fluid, in order for joints to function normally there has to be motion and as much range of motion as tolerable. The joints of...

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I recently ran into a friend I had not seen in several years.  He was looking more fit than I remembered. So, I asked him what his secret was expecting the typical response of, “I’ve been working my butt off” or “hitting the gym.” However, the first thing he mentioned...

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The Next Generation

I got a little late start with my last child--I was almost 40. Now I am almost 60 and I have a 20-year-old at home. The learning curve has changed, and for most of her life, I have spent teaching her the way of the world according to a middle-age man. Now she is...

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That First Step

The first step is the hardest when it comes to any kind of fitness goal. Whether it’s tying your sneakers for a walk or resisting the urge to purchase that snack at the convenience store that you don’t need, getting the ball rolling is difficult for us all. However,...

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Hi everybody, Dr. Dave here. Welcome to our blog dedicated to those of us in our second half of life. Our motto here is “add years to your life and life to your years.” After all, what good is living a long time if you can’t enjoy it? It is obvious that we are living...

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Extraordinary magic

is woven through

ordinary life,

look around.

Sometimes you have to let go of the picture of what you thought life would be like and learn to find joy in the story you are actually living.

There are no shortcuts. Work hard, be patient, consistent and never give up.