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Put Behind The Medical 8-Ball Because I'm Over 50

Put Behind The Medical 8-Ball Because I'm Over 50

Jennifer Connolly  11.30.2015
I tripped and had a bad fall at the end of May. Sadly, I was given a wrong diagnosis by an emergency room doctor. The x-ray showed no break...
5 Common Misconceptions About Medicaid

5 Common Misconceptions About Medicaid

Anne Tumlinson  11.29.2015
I have a confession. I've been avoiding writing about Medicaid. It's so complicated it scares me. But, Medicaid can be really important...
What Other Countries Can Teach America About Caregiving

What Other Countries Can Teach America About Caregiving

Sherri Snelling  11.25.2015
Many of the great tips, inspirations and empowering stories about caregiving come from lands far and away. Since most caregivers do not...
What It Was Like To REALLY Look In The Mirror At Age 50

What It Was Like To REALLY Look In The Mirror At Age 50

Amy L. Freeman  11.24.2015
Aging is difficult! I get that neither failing to notice, nor obsessing over aging, is a good idea, but I'm stuck in that trough this week....
How Having A Purpose In Life Impacts Your Brain -- In A Big Way

How Having A Purpose In Life Impacts Your Brain -- In A Big Way

Ashton Applewhite  11.23.2015
We've known for quite a while that some people seem to escape cognitive decline well into their nineties and beyond. Intriguingly, the...
You Can Go Home Again (And Stay Sane)

You Can Go Home Again (And Stay Sane)

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.  11.23.2015
It's the season when extended families come together to celebrate the seasonal holidays. Thanksgiving is upon us, and if popular culture...
6 Ways To Prevent Thanksgiving Meltdown

6 Ways To Prevent Thanksgiving Meltdown

Iris Ruth Pastor  11.22.2015
'Six Ways to Prevent Thanksgiving Meltdown' or better yet, 'How to Give Thanks, Avoid Angst at Thanksgiving.' Either title's applicable....
5 Things Not To Bring To The Thanksgiving Table

5 Things Not To Bring To The Thanksgiving Table

Ann Brenoff  11.20.2015
This column originally ran for Thanksgiving 2013. We are struck by how sound the advice still seems and are reprinting it for those who...
Walking Faster Linked With Dramatic Heart Benefits In Older Adults

Walking Faster Linked With Dramatic Heart Benefits In Older Adults

Live Science  11.20.2015
For older adults, walking a little faster, or for a few extra blocks, may increase the heart-healthy benefits of your stroll, a new study...
4 Tips To Help Fight Fatigue During Menopause

4 Tips To Help Fight Fatigue During Menopause

Julie Dargan  11.20.2015
Tired, irritable, hot flushes, night sweats and weight gain are all common complaints for women entering the menopause. Fatigue is one...
What To Do When You See Your Dead Friend In The Produce Department

What To Do When You See Your Dead Friend In The Produce Department

Dawn Q Landau  11.20.2015
What is the protocol? How do we move forward when someone we loved but have lost is still around? I've seen these things turn ugly; I'm...
The Day My Husband Received His New Lungs

The Day My Husband Received His New Lungs

Tam Warner Minton  11.20.2015
On the cusp of the Season of Giving, I thought about writing a very profound and poetic post about my husband's miraculous double lung...
How To Best Encourage A Family Caregiver

How To Best Encourage A Family Caregiver

Amy Goyer  11.19.2015
I have been a family caregiver my entire adult life, and I often feel like I'm running a marathon, but I don't know where the finish line...
The Simple Habit That Could Boost Your Longevity, According To Science

The Simple Habit That Could Boost Your Longevity, According To Science

Yagana Shah  11.18.2015
Everyone knows it's a good idea to step up the stairs rather than take the elevator, but a new study says you might also want...