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This Is How To Keep Calm And Cool Amid Holiday Chaos

This Is How To Keep Calm And Cool Amid Holiday Chaos

Iris Krasnow  12.18.2016
All can be calm and bright as we gawk at tall trees ablaze with colored lights and savor our adult kids, who for one beautiful, fleeting...
The Chicken Recipe That's Inspiring Me To Eat Better

The Chicken Recipe That's Inspiring Me To Eat Better

Laurie Burrows Grad  12.17.2016
Now that Peter has died, I have lost my appetite. I have lost the zest for soul food -- food that brings us emotional connections. Part...
Good News For Those With Hearing Loss

Good News For Those With Hearing Loss

Katherine Bouton  12.16.2016
Hearing aids are not covered by Medicare. They are also not covered by most state Medicaid programs or by the Affordable Care Act or most...
7 Amazing Medical Breakthroughs That Will Wow The World In 2017

7 Amazing Medical Breakthroughs That Will Wow The World In 2017

Grandparents.com  12.15.2016
1. Tricorders On the original Star Trek, Dr. McCoy (a.k.a. “Bones”) carried a sensory device called a tricorder to record...
What's Causing Your Chronic Cough? 9 Diseases To Check For

What's Causing Your Chronic Cough? 9 Diseases To Check For

Next Avenue  12.14.2016
We all know what it’s like to suffer for days from a hacking cough left over from a cold. But when that cough hangs on for weeks...
How The Fast-Growing 'Sharing Economy' Can Benefit Those With Disabilities

How The Fast-Growing 'Sharing Economy' Can Benefit Those With Disabilities

Debra B. Whitman, Ph.D.  12.14.2016
The fast-growing 'sharing economy,' which enables buyers and sellers to connect through digital platforms, can perform a great service...
How Women Are Enjoying Their Own Sexual Renaissance

How Women Are Enjoying Their Own Sexual Renaissance

Pamela Madsen  12.14.2016
Women learn about sex through the eyes of the world around them. They learn to see themselves through the desires of men and popular culture....
The 10 Signs You Might Be Having A Stroke

The 10 Signs You Might Be Having A Stroke

Grandparents.com  12.13.2016
On February 13, 2011, CBS-TV reporter Serene Branson shocked Grammy Award viewers when she appeared to experience a stroke (the interruption...
Study Reveals Dramatic Rise In Binge Drinking Among Those Over 50

Study Reveals Dramatic Rise In Binge Drinking Among Those Over 50

Ann Brenoff  12.13.2016
Baby Boomers ― historically speaking, no strangers to consciousness-altering substances ― are clearly back in the thick of things....
The Disturbing Reality Of My Husband's Stay In A Nursing Home

The Disturbing Reality Of My Husband's Stay In A Nursing Home

Ann Brenoff  12.12.2016
For the past few weeks, my husband has been in a nursing home. After a recent hospital admission, we were advised that discharging him...
Why Can't You Sleep? The 8 Top Reasons For Insomnia

Why Can't You Sleep? The 8 Top Reasons For Insomnia

Next Avenue  12.12.2016
Instead of counting sheep, try tallying the many things that can cause insomnia, such as sleeping pills, nighttime noshing, stress and...
5 Things That Are Utterly Ridiculous For Medicare Not To Cover

5 Things That Are Utterly Ridiculous For Medicare Not To Cover

Ann Brenoff  12.12.2016
Medicare, the federal government’s program that provides health care to those 65 and older, while a confusing package of rules and...
How Women Can Benefit From Sex Rehab

How Women Can Benefit From Sex Rehab

Pamela Madsen  12.12.2016
What is painfully true is that as you age, if you give up on sex, then sex will give up on you.
I Am Firmly In My 90s And It's Absolutely Fine

I Am Firmly In My 90s And It's Absolutely Fine

Richard Abrons  12.12.2016
Now that I am firmly in my 90s, I know you are anxiously awaiting a report. I have good news for you; it's fine.