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The Worst Thing You Can Do When Diagnosed With Cancer

The Worst Thing You Can Do When Diagnosed With Cancer

10.24.2014
When something 'bad' happens to us, we often second-guess the reasons. Eight years ago, when I was diagnosed with breast cancer, the first...
The Surprising Health Benefit Of Alcohol For Older Adults

The Surprising Health Benefit Of Alcohol For Older Adults

Shelley Emling  10.23.2014
It's no secret that alcohol abuse can cause a variety of health problems, including damage to the liver. However, a new study shows that...
5 Common Medicare Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

5 Common Medicare Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

10.23.2014
I am about to turn 65 and am eligible for Medicare. But it appears that things between me and Mr. M are already off to a rocky start. Frankly,...
6 Facts About Aging Everyone Should Know -- But Doesn't

6 Facts About Aging Everyone Should Know -- But Doesn't

Ann Brenoff  10.22.2014
Aging, they say, isn't for the weak. Here are some aging facts that we all should know and in many cases, don't: Sometimes, you will get...
So Just How Often DO You Need A Mammogram?

So Just How Often DO You Need A Mammogram?

10.22.2014
Most of you probably go for annual mammograms, but currently the experts disagree as to when and how often you should take pictures of...
The Food You Should Be Eating To Help Ward Off Alzheimer's

The Food You Should Be Eating To Help Ward Off Alzheimer's

Shelley Emling  10.21.2014
For those looking to combat Alzheimer's, a new animal study is shedding light on a snack that may reduce the risk and even help prevent...
Viagra May Be Good For More Than Just Sex, Study Says

Viagra May Be Good For More Than Just Sex, Study Says

Yagana Shah  10.20.2014
We all know what Viagra can do for you in the bedroom, but who knew it could be good for your heart outside of your love life? Researchers...
6 Tried-And-True Ways To Strengthen Your Hips

6 Tried-And-True Ways To Strengthen Your Hips

Winnie Yu  10.19.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Most of us don’t give much thought to our hips—until we fall and break one. Unfortunately, the likelihood...
5 Things You Can Do Immediately To Cope With Loneliness

5 Things You Can Do Immediately To Cope With Loneliness

10.17.2014
Why are men suffering more from loneliness? Simply put, women are better at aging than men. They are more likely to go to the doctor if...
The Greatest Hazard Of Living A Healthy Life

The Greatest Hazard Of Living A Healthy Life

10.15.2014
I am always surprised when I realize I'm in my 50s. I know the years are whizzing by, but I don't really feel much difference. I still...
Why Breast Cancer Awareness Is A Lot More Than Just 'Thinking Pink'

Why Breast Cancer Awareness Is A Lot More Than Just 'Thinking Pink'

10.15.2014
While seeing breast cancer awareness raised to 21st century levels of conscience is truly a wonderful thing ... it is not enough.
How I Benefited From A Summer Of Walks With Coworkers I Didn't Know

How I Benefited From A Summer Of Walks With Coworkers I Didn't Know

10.14.2014
It's lunchtime on any given weekday. Look around. Do you see your coworkers? Most likely they are sitting at their desks, frantically trying...
6 Things You Should Never Touch At Work During Flu Season

6 Things You Should Never Touch At Work During Flu Season

Beth Levine  10.14.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Hack! Sneeze! Cough! Cough again! Gaaaaaacck. It’s that time of year again, when cold, flu, and stomach...
The New Girls' Night Out For Older Women

The New Girls' Night Out For Older Women

10.10.2014
Last night, the instructor of my women's weightlifting class -- let's call her Sarge -- had us use heavy weights to build the muscles in...