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When Love Is Remembered Despite Alzheimer's

When Love Is Remembered Despite Alzheimer's

Marie Marley  12. 2.2016
Here's a true story that illustrates that people with Alzheimer's can remember and experience strong emotions related to a past event even...
Attending The Symphony Reverses Cognitive Decline, Study Finds

Attending The Symphony Reverses Cognitive Decline, Study Finds

Ann Brenoff  12. 1.2016
A Colorado State University study found that the majority of dementia and Alzheimer’s participants experienced an unexpected reversal...
The 7 Surprising Early Signs Of Alzheimer's Disease

The 7 Surprising Early Signs Of Alzheimer's Disease

Grandparents.com  12. 1.2016
The average Alzheimer’s patient is not “Still Alice,” the 50-something linguistics expert from the Academy Award-winning...
The Best Way To Protect Yourself From Getting Sick At Work

The Best Way To Protect Yourself From Getting Sick At Work

Grandparents.com  11.29.2016
It’s that time of year again, when cold, flu, and stomach bugs seem to fly around offices faster than in a crowded kindergarten....
The 10 Things You Need To Know About Cataract Surgery

The 10 Things You Need To Know About Cataract Surgery

Next Avenue  11.29.2016
The advances in cataract surgery in recent decades are an unqualified medical success story, with boomers reaping the benefits and influencing...
How I Became 'Unf**kablewith' At Age 60 After Being Hypnotized For The First Time

How I Became 'Unf**kablewith' At Age 60 After Being Hypnotized For The First Time

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.  11.29.2016
On Sept. 15, 2016, I had my first hypnotherapy session with renowned hypnotist Richard Brker, and ever since that day I have become 'Unf**kablewith.'...
5 Things Family Caregivers Want You To Know This Holiday Season

5 Things Family Caregivers Want You To Know This Holiday Season

Ann Brenoff  11.28.2016
1. Holidays celebrated in the hospital aren’t the worst things. Sure we hate hospitals the same as everybody else. But when a loved...
Yes, I Have Hearing Loss. But Talk To Me Anyway!

Yes, I Have Hearing Loss. But Talk To Me Anyway!

Katherine Bouton  11.28.2016
Is this wise? Do I really want to hear only part of a conversation? Maybe, depending on who the speaker is. What I do want is to be included...
How Much You’ll Pay For Medicare In 2017

How Much You’ll Pay For Medicare In 2017

Jim T. Miller  11.28.2016
Dear Savvy Senior, I know there won’t be much of a cost-of-living increase in Social Security benefits next year but what about Medicare?...
The Surprising Ways Choir Singing Boosts Your Health

The Surprising Ways Choir Singing Boosts Your Health

Next Avenue  11.27.2016
Last April, when Leon Palad was approached to be choir director for Community of Voices (a group of inexperienced singers assembled for...
How Traditional Medicare Keeps Costs Down

How Traditional Medicare Keeps Costs Down

Diane Archer  11.23.2016
Of all the health care plans in America, traditional Medicare does the most to ensure people get needed care.
How My Mother's Alzheimer's Has Opened Up My Heart

How My Mother's Alzheimer's Has Opened Up My Heart

Lisa Hirsch  11.23.2016
Mom sounded as if she was free and clear of Alzheimer's. Her voice and tone was the mom that I always knew. I wondered how this could be....
5 Tips For Keeping Your Fitness Plan On Track During The Holidays

5 Tips For Keeping Your Fitness Plan On Track During The Holidays

Next Avenue  11.23.2016
Ready or not, the holidays are here. With all the feasting and shopping and party-going and year-end budgeting, it can be tough to keep...
Election Stress: It's OK To Not Feel OK -- Tips For Coping

Election Stress: It's OK To Not Feel OK -- Tips For Coping

Mara Karpel, Ph.D.  11.23.2016
Virtually overnight, the world has changed. Since the dramatic shift occurring after the 2016 presidential election, I've been stumbling...