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4 Things The Swiss Can Teach Us About How To Live Longer

4 Things The Swiss Can Teach Us About How To Live Longer

Yagana Shah  01. 4.2016
When you think of Switzerland, beautiful mountains, delicious cheese and Heidi might come to mind. But there's more to the peaceful,...
Why This Boomer Is Creating An Aging-Alone Plan

Why This Boomer Is Creating An Aging-Alone Plan

Carol Marak  01. 4.2016
Like most over 60 years of age, I haven't planned well when it comes to how to care for myself in the elderly years. The matters that need...
Why A Mirror Should Be Your Best Friend In 2016

Why A Mirror Should Be Your Best Friend In 2016

Renee Fisher  01. 4.2016
Those of us who start the new year with lists of resolutions should make the mirror #1. To see what is there and what isn't. To see what...
25 Simple Ways To Be Happier In 2016

25 Simple Ways To Be Happier In 2016

Jennifer Connolly  01. 1.2016
Do you make New Year resolutions? I don't bother because they usually fall off my radar by mid January. Starting the year with failure...
5 Things My Substitute Spin Instructor Taught Me About My Body

5 Things My Substitute Spin Instructor Taught Me About My Body

Rachel Brehm  01. 1.2016
My Wednesday morning spin class was taught by a substitute instructor today. In the place of my usual wonderful teacher was one of those...
When An Elderly Family Member Moves In With You

When An Elderly Family Member Moves In With You

Wm. Scott Page  12.31.2015
One way for seniors to cut living costs is to consider cohabitation with friends or relatives. Whether you are planning such an arrangement...
What It's Really Like To Get A Tattoo

What It's Really Like To Get A Tattoo

Iris Ruth Pastor  12.30.2015
There is no chance I will ever become a heroin addict. I hate needles. Even the THOUGHT of an IV makes me cringe. It was with this attitude...
Type 2 Diabetes Increases Dementia Risk

Type 2 Diabetes Increases Dementia Risk

Reuters Health  12.29.2015
People with type 2 diabetes are at higher risk for dementia in general. And for one form, called vascular dementia, diabetes brings more...
We Plan. God Laughs. Even During The Holidays.

We Plan. God Laughs. Even During The Holidays.

Iris Ruth Pastor  12.25.2015
After the diagnosis, I had been in close contact with my brother daily, but kept putting off calling my sister-in-law. What do you say...
When The Holidays Bring The Memory Of Loss

When The Holidays Bring The Memory Of Loss

Dr. Margaret Rutherford  12.24.2015
I have watched many people go through the holidays, trying to cope with complicated emotions. Many are mourning what their families never...
Why I Never, Ever Forget To Eat

Why I Never, Ever Forget To Eat

Rachel Brehm  12.24.2015
There are some people that simply forget to eat out of busyness or preoccupation. I am not one of those people. I never have been, and...
5 Ways To Find Calm In Your Menopause Chaos This Christmas

5 Ways To Find Calm In Your Menopause Chaos This Christmas

Julie Dargan  12.23.2015
Christmas can be a stressful time for people for various reasons. For the mature woman, fluctuating hormone levels that only a woman experiencing...
6 Ways Your Body (Supposedly) Gets Better With Age

6 Ways Your Body (Supposedly) Gets Better With Age

Renee Fisher  12.21.2015
An alert reader sent me an article on the six ways your body gets better with age. That was five more ways than I was aware of.
How To Reduce Elderly Depression During The Holidays

How To Reduce Elderly Depression During The Holidays

Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS  12.21.2015
Although we like to think of the holidays as a joyous time of year, not everyone feels that way. It can be a depressing and lonely time...