As November is National Caregiver Month, I wanted to shine a light on a topic that caregivers and their loved ones are facing at increasing rates, but that very few people are talking about in public -- senior malnutrition.
We "Babes" love to travel and often spend hours perusing websites in search of the latest and greatest adventure that will satiate our wanderlust appetites. Since first published in 2003 and updated in 2011, 1000 Places to See Before You Die, has been our go-to getaway bible.
At some point you have to climb out of that frenetic digital nest and concentrate on one thing. It might be reading a book, watching a TV show or movie, listening to music, looking out the window. Or immersing yourself in a magazine.
Almost everyone agrees that the best strategy for improving Americans' health would be to prevent people from needing health care in the first place. But as these writers demonstrated in their powerful arguments, beware the easy answers.
I know that the AARP doesn't want to be known as the Association for the Advancement of Retired People anymore. But there is no question that getting a mailing from AARP means something very specific: I am getting old.
KFC is to food what Glenn Beck is to truth and it's about time we woke up and saw that. Their insidious ad campaigns always show the healthiest, fittest and most vibrant people eating their unhealthy fare.