Health

“Like mother, like daughter” the saying goes. Unfortunately, that saying extends beyond an inherited mischievous streak or knack for picking...

Staying mobile is an important factor in health as you age. Not only does it help you maintain your health,...

There are few conditions that make aging in place more difficult than dementia. As dementia progresses, living at home becomes...

10,000. The magic number of steps you should try to take every day for your overall mobility, health and wellness. 10,000...

According to new data from the Centers for Disease Control, the US health care system now spends $50 billion a...

Plantar Fasciitis is a common foot condition that causes pain underneath the heel when you walk. It effects people of...

When you open the medicine cabinet or kitchen cupboard of the typical senior, you’ll find a collection of daily vitamins...

This week at the Aging Well Conference in Arlington, I was invited to speak on the critical topic, The Decisions...

As any memory care provider can tell you, there’s nothing simple about dementia care, treatment, and diagnosis. Certain factors, however,...

One of the most challenging experiences for seniors and caregivers can be managing the recovery process after a hospital stay....

A recent column discussed the significant legal paperwork and the long-term care options. Research says, most of us deny that...

Navigating the journey of a loved one’s memory loss to Alzheimer’s can be quite difficult, particularly understanding why some memories...

The decision to move your mom or dad into a care facility is never easy. But this decision gets especially...

A common concern about Alzheimer’s disease raised by family members is to understand whether Alzheimer’s is hereditary. Dr. Sarah E. Ross,...

Assisted Care, Not Insisted Care: Where Do You Draw the Line When It Comes to Proper Care? Elder abuse has...

Bilingualism is widely regarded as a uniquely valuable skill. Learning a second language can help you travel the world, explore...

In their role of caring for the elderly, caregivers must strike a tricky balance. On the one hand, they often...

It’s rare to find a life that has not been touched by dementia in some way. But for as prevalent...

Is your heart beating too slowly, or fast? For many, this may be a very normal occurrence, but doctors think...

There are several commonly accepted risk factors associated with Alzheimer’s. Some factors like age, family history and heredity cannot be...

Are you suffering with back pain?  If so, you are among the majority. That’s right, around 80% of the population...

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