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Stop Perceiving People With Alzheimer's As 'Idiots'

Stop Perceiving People With Alzheimer's As 'Idiots'

Amy Aves Challenger  08.21.2015
When I approach my father, who has Alzheimer's, with an open mind, I see all that he is today. Each poem he sends me, every phone call,...
The Day I 'Died' On A Softball Field

The Day I 'Died' On A Softball Field

Dave Sandler  08.17.2015
On August 9, 2009 I took the biggest detour of my life! It was the day I died, but God was not ready to take me. While scoring the winning...
How I'm Surviving A Very Rare Disease

How I'm Surviving A Very Rare Disease

Dawn Brulé  08.17.2015
In January 2008 I had my second miscarriage at five months. My husband and I were devastated but couldn't imagine what was to come next. I...
Top 10 Towns With Great Farmers Markets

Top 10 Towns With Great Farmers Markets

Moira McGarvey  08.14.2015
I've noticed a couple of recurring themes for towns and cities that people rate as good retirement choices. We know that for retirement,...
What Your Mother Never Told You About Menopause

What Your Mother Never Told You About Menopause

Ann Brenoff  08.11.2015
Never mind missing the birds and the bees discussion. When it comes to teaching us about sex and our bodies, the all-time taboo talk that...
Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Eating These Foods May Slow Brain Aging By 7.5 Years

Ann Brenoff  08. 5.2015
Think of blueberries as a brain's best friend. A new study from the Rush University Medical Center found that sticking to what is known...
7 Ways Optimism Is Good For Your Health

7 Ways Optimism Is Good For Your Health

Mara Karpel, Ph.D.  07.31.2015
Throughout the past two months, my dad has taken my family on a roller coaster ride with his health's ups and downs. Every day has been...
Top Tip For Breaking Any Addiction

Top Tip For Breaking Any Addiction

Julie Dargan  07.27.2015
Whether your addiction is chocolate, smoking, gambling or alcohol, this one top tip will help you change your approach to your addiction....
Pedicures And 9 Other Ways Yoga Stresses Me Out

Pedicures And 9 Other Ways Yoga Stresses Me Out

Kathryn E. Livingston  07.25.2015
The world of yoga is not perfect, and, paradoxically, the very practice that lowers my stress level can cause it to soar. Nevertheless,...
Exercise May Be The Key To Battling Alzheimer's, Studies Find

Exercise May Be The Key To Battling Alzheimer's, Studies Find

Associated Press  07.24.2015
Exercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also offer some help once memory...
A Healthy Social Life In Your 20s May Be A Key To Longevity

A Healthy Social Life In Your 20s May Be A Key To Longevity

Ann Brenoff  07.24.2015
  How busy your social life is at age 20 -- and how solid the relationships are that you make when you're 30 -- are factors in your...
The Weakest Part Of America's Healthcare System

The Weakest Part Of America's Healthcare System

Anne Tumlinson  07.23.2015
So, you've navigated your frail parent's hospital stay and now it's time to go home. You probably can't wait to leave but ... what's coming...
Too Much TV May Raise The Risk Of Alzheimer's, Study Says

Too Much TV May Raise The Risk Of Alzheimer's, Study Says

Ann Brenoff  07.21.2015
Spending too many hours in front of a TV screen might raise the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, a new California study suggests.  Researchers...
Living In The Shadow Of My Daughter's Anorexia

Living In The Shadow Of My Daughter's Anorexia

Rebecca Perkins  07.19.2015
Eight years ago I finally faced up to the fact that all was not well with my beautiful 14-year-old daughter's health. She had over many...