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Grooving with Postmenopausal Zest


For many women today menopause marks only the midway point in their lives.

Rejecting the trend towards increased medicalization, women are claiming menopause as a natural process – a life transition offering opportunities for physical, emotional and spiritual growth.

“How you define something will profoundly affect the way you experience it,” says Marian Van Eyk McCain, author of Transformation Through Menopause.

Not surprisingly, as women view menopause differently, their approach to the aging process is changing too, opening up new avenues for finding peace, creativity and postmenopausal zest.

For a snapshot of one woman’s journey through menopause and aging, visit artist Helen Redman at