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What Telemedicine Can Do For Your Aging Parents

What Telemedicine Can Do For Your Aging Parents

Robert Mauterstock  10.23.2015
What do you do if you can't get your aging parent to a doctor's office because of his or her disability? What do you do if your parent...
Why I Think Yoga Is Out To Get Me

Why I Think Yoga Is Out To Get Me

Michelle Combs  10.23.2015
It might be paranoid to say that Yoga is out to get me, but Yoga is out to get me. I might be exaggerating. I actually adore Yoga. But...
Mediterranean Diet Linked To Healthier Aging Brain

Mediterranean Diet Linked To Healthier Aging Brain

Reuters  10.22.2015
(Reuters Health) -- Following a Mediterranean diet rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, fish and healthy fats may preserve...
We Will Not Go On In Silent Desperation Anymore

We Will Not Go On In Silent Desperation Anymore

Rachel Brehm  10.16.2015
Patrick Kennedy's dedication to improving access to mental health care, as well as his activism in creating movement towards mental health...
Why I've Grown So Tired Of Thinking About Breast Cancer

Why I've Grown So Tired Of Thinking About Breast Cancer

Kathryn E. Livingston  10.15.2015
Nearly a decade ago, when I was going through treatment for breast cancer, a dear friend and colleague of my husband's who had beat it...
3 Ways To Embrace Lifelong Learning

3 Ways To Embrace Lifelong Learning

Bonnie Moore  10.13.2015
It's that time of year -- the leaves are turning, the air is crisp, and the kids are back in school. Learning is a full-time job when you're...
How I Went From Breast Cancer Survivor To Thriver

How I Went From Breast Cancer Survivor To Thriver

Diana M. Raab  10.13.2015
I'll also never forget the words my surgeon uttered back in 2001 when he told me of my diagnosis of DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ). 'If...
Take These Simple Steps To Maintain Bone Health

Take These Simple Steps To Maintain Bone Health

Penny Love  10. 7.2015
Make no bones about it. As we approach middle age, the bare-bone truth about your skeleton is that, especially in pre- and post-menopausal...
The Shocking Things People Don't Know About Medicare

The Shocking Things People Don't Know About Medicare

Carol Marak  10. 5.2015
It's hard to believe that Medicare is the largest insurance program for Americans 65 years and older, yet very few feel they have a good...
A Gift For My Future Caregivers

A Gift For My Future Caregivers

Jane Marks  10. 4.2015
Once again, I was feeling tense with a knot in my stomach. I was preparing to leave town to speak at a conference. I was doing my utmost...
Living In Fear That The 'Big C' Will Return To My Body

Living In Fear That The 'Big C' Will Return To My Body

Honey Good  10. 4.2015
It's always something, darlings! Learning I had lung cancer and a melanoma in one phone call eight years ago was a real something, darlings!...
The Question Every American Needs To Ask Their Government

The Question Every American Needs To Ask Their Government

Carol Marak  10. 1.2015
Ever wonder why so many people are fat in a country where so many others go hungry? Does the question ever cross your mind? In an article...
5 Ways The Humble Tomato Can Ease Menopause Woes

5 Ways The Humble Tomato Can Ease Menopause Woes

Julie Dargan  10. 1.2015
Feeling anxious during the menopause? Find you are putting on weight in areas you never had trouble with before? Could the solution to...

We Need A Home Health Aide. How Do I Get One?

Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS  10. 1.2015
n a prior column, I wrote about the advantages of aging in place and how that sometimes requires the help of a home health aide to care...