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