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Why More People Over 50 Are Getting Stoned These Days

Why More People Over 50 Are Getting Stoned These Days

Yagana Shah  03.10.2014
Like many other Americans, when lawyer Keith Stroup comes home after a long day at work, he likes to unwind by pouring a glass of wine,...
7 Things That Will Make You Feel Better About Menopause

7 Things That Will Make You Feel Better About Menopause

03. 9.2014
"The menopause." The "change." Climacteric if you want to get wordy with it. Call it whatever you will and the first thing that comes to...
Why Alzheimer's Isn't Always Depressing

Why Alzheimer's Isn't Always Depressing

03. 8.2014
Alzheimer's is a deadly serious disease and deservedly so. Yet I ask this: Does being 'serious' mean that it is horrible and depressing?...
Study Finds Alzheimer's More Deadly Than Previously Thought

Study Finds Alzheimer's More Deadly Than Previously Thought

03. 5.2014
With the number of people living with dementia expected to double to 65.7 million by 2030, no one doubts the seriousness of Alzheimer's. And...
WATCH: Dementia Turned My Mother Into A Stranger

WATCH: Dementia Turned My Mother Into A Stranger

Lauren Betesh  03. 4.2014
Kathy Ritchie's mother is living, yet she is mourned for her loss of self. She suffers from dementia. Ritchie, founder of the blog...
How My Mother Used Plastic Surgery To Try And Sculpt Away A Traumatic Past

How My Mother Used Plastic Surgery To Try And Sculpt Away A Traumatic Past

03. 4.2014
While everyone was laughing at or tweeting how alarming Kim Novak and Goldie Hawn looked with their faces full of Botox, I could only think...
A Singing Uterus? Now We've Seen Everything

A Singing Uterus? Now We've Seen Everything

03. 3.2014
Women pride themselves on being prepared. The sisterhood is so prepared and open when it comes to childbearing and child rearing. From...
Why I Absolutely Don't Want Botox

Why I Absolutely Don't Want Botox

02.28.2014
Last week I received an invitation. The envelope was bright pink with pictures of palm trees and stuck out of my snow-covered mailbox like...
6 Habits That Ruin A Good Night's Sleep

6 Habits That Ruin A Good Night's Sleep

Sally Stich  02.27.2014
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com If you equate getting older with needing—or getting—less sleep, here’s a wake-up call: It's not true!...
The Health Risks Of Fried Foods Could Be A Lot Worse Than You Ever Imagined

The Health Risks Of Fried Foods Could Be A Lot Worse Than You Ever Imagined

02.26.2014
Who doesn't enjoy the occasional order of french fries or a little crispy bacon? But indulge too often and you could be setting yourself...
7 Foods Science Proves Will Help You Live Longer

7 Foods Science Proves Will Help You Live Longer

02.26.2014
If you're looking for the fountain of youth, stop looking in your medicine cabinet and take a closer look into your pantry. What we put...
A Wise Woman's 17 Tips For Staying Fit Forever

A Wise Woman's 17 Tips For Staying Fit Forever

02.26.2014
On a blizzard-y Boston morning, my partner Lea Anne and I agreed to brave the weather and show up to play our scheduled tennis match. Our...
The One Book Every Person Over 40 Needs To Read

The One Book Every Person Over 40 Needs To Read

02.24.2014
I don't know if I'll get Alzheimer's, but I do know I don't want to. That's why I just read '100 Simple Things You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer's'...
Study Discovers New Way To Prevent Pneumonia In The Elderly

Study Discovers New Way To Prevent Pneumonia In The Elderly

02.24.2014
(Adds details on standard Pneumovax vaccine, updates share price, final two paragraphs) By Ransdell Pierson and Caroline...