It’s no secret that the concept of marriage has taken a beating in recent years. In movies and on TV, the very idea of tying yourself to someone for life is seen as, at best, antiquated and cute and, at worst, unrealistic and harmful.
The media likes to talk about us as “the richest generation of all time” and, in many ways, we are.
For many older adults, hip surgery is a necessary evil. While none of us wants to go through the difficult rehabilitation process that follows hip-replacement surgery, the alternative is worse by far. So, for the sake of our mobility and future pain-free life, we put our hips in our doctor’s hands and hope for the best.
Decades ago, I heard a doctor on the radio reminding his listeners that, when it comes to medication, “If it’s strong enough to help you, it’s strong enough to hurt you.” This sentence stuck with me over the years and, whenever I have been offered a pill or potion, I remembered this simple wisdom.
There are many reasons that we love Helen Mirren. She is an amazing actress, with 26 major awards to her name, including one Oscar. She is a champion for women’s rights and an outspoken critic of sexism and ageism. And, as today’s story demonstrates, despite her continued success as an actress, she is a down-to-earth lady who can even make riding the bus look fabulous!
I love Jane Seymour. She is bold, unconventional, adventurous and independent. Besides, anyone who would change her name to one of King Henry VIII’s wives has my admiration. Incidentally, she chose wisely, because Jane Seymour was the only of the Henry’s wives who did not lose her head!
For most kids, letting their parents take a look at their phone messages is about as appealing as going to the dentist. Of course, if you have seen a teenager’s phone recently, you know that they have no reason to worry. They don’t even talk in words!
Sex after 60, like sex at any age, is a deeply personal experience. Some of us still feel sexual at 60. Others would describe their desires as sensual. Still others would say that they have no interest in physical intimacy at all. That’s ok.
It’s a terrifying scenario. After decades of contributing to society through her work, family obligations and charitable contributions, your mom finally needs someone to take care of her.
According to the latest statistics, more than 266,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2018. This means that, if it takes you four minutes to read this article, two more women in the U.S. will have been diagnosed with invasive breast cancer.