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Medical Conditions

Nothing makes life after 60 harder than medical conditions. From post menopause symptoms and Alzheimer’s to hearing loss and mobility issues, we have answers to your questions.

CBD and Pain Relief After 60: Is It Right for Your Chronic Condition?
2 weeks ago

CBD and Pain Relief After 60: Is It Right for Your Chronic Condition?

The use of marijuana for medical purposes has been legalized in 30 states, and CBD, cannabidiol, is now legal in 49 states. Ultimately, this brings up many questions among the elderly consumers who are seeking pain relief. Read More

World AIDS Day, or How We React to Different Causes in Our 60s
2 weeks ago

World AIDS Day, or How We React to Different Causes in Our 60s

Hey you – yes, you. The 60-something beauty staring at the screen. Did I see you trying to sneak away? Read More

4 Unexpected Tips for Living Longer with Chronic Disease: I Want Trees, Please
2 weeks ago

4 Unexpected Tips for Living Longer with Chronic Disease: I Want Trees, Please

We all know that we are not going to live forever. But when we enter our 60s, the harsh reality of our own expiration date hits home. Read More

Health Insurance Riddle: When is an Emergency Not an Emergency? The Answer Could Cost You $1000s!
2 weeks ago

Health Insurance Riddle: When is an Emergency Not an Emergency? The Answer Could Cost You $1000s!

Imagine the following scenario. You’ve just finished dinner and now you are playing on the floor with your two grandkids. As you play, you start a feel a pain in your chest. Read More

When Should You See Your Doctor for Memory Loss?
3 weeks ago

When Should You See Your Doctor for Memory Loss?

My husband has memory loss. It is more advanced lately, so we finally went to see a neurologist. Read More

Attention Women Over 60! Don’t Ignore These 5 Silent Signs of a Heart Attack
4 weeks ago

Attention Women Over 60! Don’t Ignore These 5 Silent Signs of a Heart Attack

On a beautiful fall morning in late October 2002, I was planting Iris bulbs along the waterfront of our home in the Northern Neck of VA. I felt a bit more tired than I thought was reasonable and noted that I was sweating more than normal, so I sat down and lit up a cigarette. Read More

When Injury Strikes After 60, Will You Give Up or Get Going?
1 month ago

When Injury Strikes After 60, Will You Give Up or Get Going?

My knee hurts. I don’t know what I did in dance class last night, what awkward move I made to stress the darn thing, but bottom line is – it hurts. Read More

4 Unusual Signs of Dementia That Most Older Adults Miss
1 month ago

4 Unusual Signs of Dementia That Most Older Adults Miss

Many women over the age of 60 express concerns about the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Will it affect me someday? Or will it affect someone I love? What are the signs I should watch for? Read More

The 6 Most Known Types of Dementia Any Older Adult Should Learn About
1 month ago

The 6 Most Known Types of Dementia Any Older Adult Should Learn About

Before we go any further, let me start by saying that the risk of you having dementia as you age is much lower than you probably think. Read More

Why Incontinence Is Not a Normal Part of Aging
2 months ago

Why Incontinence Is Not a Normal Part of Aging

Have you noticed how many ads on television promote the use of products for bladder control problems? And do you realize that nearly all of these ads are directed at women, even though many men experience bladder leakage, too? Read More