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The 5 Biggest Regrets Older People Have At The End Of Their Lives

The 5 Biggest Regrets Older People Have At The End Of Their Lives

Karl A. Pillemer, Ph.D.  11.10.2015
Autumn seems like an appropriate time to share some expert advice about regrets. Poets associate the coming of fall with lost chances,...
Major Study Paints Picture Of America's Health System -- And It's Not Pretty

Major Study Paints Picture Of America's Health System -- And It's Not Pretty

Ann Brenoff  11. 9.2015
  So you assume Americans are the healthiest people in the free world? Not so fast, Charlie. The annual OECD Health at a Glance report...
10 Things You Can Do To Prevent Falls

10 Things You Can Do To Prevent Falls

Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS  11. 9.2015
How many times have you heard someone say their father or mother was fine before he or she fell? For many older adults, an unexpected fall...
When Your Best Friend Dies

When Your Best Friend Dies

Teresa Kindred  11. 9.2015
Martha told me that she didn't want people to be sad at her funeral. She wanted them to be happy. I told her that there was no way her...
What Wrinkles Have To Do With Dementia

What Wrinkles Have To Do With Dementia

Mary McDaniel Cail  11. 6.2015
As a culture we seem overly concerned, at least the baby boomers among us, with wrinkle prevention. We have the soft approach: creams,...
How To Masturbate Your Way To Better Health And A Better Sex Life

How To Masturbate Your Way To Better Health And A Better Sex Life

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.  11. 5.2015
Do you have trouble sleeping? Masturbation can help. It relieves tension and stress by flooding the system with endorphins, which are the...
The Problem With Most Cancer Drugs Recently Approved By The FDA

The Problem With Most Cancer Drugs Recently Approved By The FDA

Diane Archer  11. 4.2015
According to a new study in JAMA, there is no evidence that the majority of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved cancer drugs...
One Of The Most Powerful Ways To Find Meaning In Your Life

One Of The Most Powerful Ways To Find Meaning In Your Life

Mara Karpel, Ph.D.  11. 3.2015
I saw a photo on Facebook of an elderly man panhandling in New York City. He was in a wheelchair and holding an old-style flip-phone. A...
The Things My Aging Body Has Forgotten How To Do

The Things My Aging Body Has Forgotten How To Do

Renee Fisher  11. 2.2015
She isn't sure why her body is forgetting how to do things it has always done, but she is pretty sure this forgetfulness will continue....
Cute Meme Reveals Dark Truth About Girls And Dieting

Cute Meme Reveals Dark Truth About Girls And Dieting

Mary Novaria  11. 2.2015
There's a meme going around, the one with two precious little girls in frilly, white matching outfits. One of them stands on the bathroom...
I Was An Old Lady For 2 Weeks

I Was An Old Lady For 2 Weeks

Sharon Greenthal  10.31.2015
The first thing I noticed was some pain and a little rash. The pain grew more and more pervasive, moving from my waist to the entire side...
The Strength In Letting Go

The Strength In Letting Go

Rachel Brehm  10.31.2015
I remember when I was still in it. I sat quietly on the couch. Fidgeting, shifting, and flushed. Trying to make myself appear comfortable,...
10 Must-Do Health Checks For Women Over 50

10 Must-Do Health Checks For Women Over 50

Bonnie Moore  10.30.2015
Early detection is key to staying healthy. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality suggests women over 50 complete these 10 essential...
Men Reverting To Babies When Sick Has Become A Global Crisis

Men Reverting To Babies When Sick Has Become A Global Crisis

Diedre A. Ware  10.30.2015
This universal problem has turned into a global crisis, as I have heard complaints from women from all over the world and from all walks...