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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.

4 Most Common Post Menopause Symptoms and What You Can Do to Control Them
2 years ago

4 Most Common Post Menopause Symptoms and What You Can Do to Control Them

Life post menopause should not be a time of suffering. Rather, it should be a time of wisdom, freedom and reflection for self-growth. If you find yourself ill at ease with your menopause journey, addressing food and lifestyle changes, alongside any other intervention you choose with the help of your doctor, can be of major benefit. Here, I will focus mostly on post menopause. Read More

Fight Back Against Diabetes After 60 with These Small Lifestyle Changes
2 years ago

Fight Back Against Diabetes After 60 with These Small Lifestyle Changes

Many people over the age of 60 are living with diabetes. There is actually a worldwide epidemic of diabetes, primarily related to various lifestyle changes including obesity, and an increase in sedentary habits. According to the World Health Organization, total deaths from complications related to diabetes are expected to increase by more than 50 percent worldwide within the next 10 years, and by 80 percent in upper to middle income countries. Read More

Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s: Support Groups, Approach and Techniques (Videos)
3 years ago

Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s: Support Groups, Approach and Techniques (Videos)

Dementia caregivers face unique challenges. They are often so focused on multiple tasks that caring for someone with Alzheimer’s becomes a stressful and high pressure responsibility. So, it is critical to find ways to maintain a sense of balance. Read More

Alzheimer’s Prevention and Treatment: What Can We Really Do? (Video)
3 years ago

Alzheimer’s Prevention and Treatment: What Can We Really Do? (Video)

Research on dementia and Alzheimer’s prevention is just getting started. Even though these diseases affect millions of people around the world, in terms of prevention and treatment, we still are on a journey of discovery. Read More

The Truth about Alzheimer’s Disease: Statistics, Causes, Early Signs and Stages (Video)
3 years ago

The Truth about Alzheimer’s Disease: Statistics, Causes, Early Signs and Stages (Video)

Many women in their 60s think a lot about Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia. They may be helping a parent, friend or partner. Or, maybe they worry about whether they will personally be impacted by Alzheimer’s one day. Read More

Osteoporosis in Women: Keeping Your Bones Healthy After 60
4 years ago

Osteoporosis in Women: Keeping Your Bones Healthy After 60

Strong, healthy bones allow us to remain active and to do all of the things we dream about in our 60s and beyond. As we age, our desire to experience the world doesn’t decrease. We want to travel, spend time in the garden, socialize and have fun with our hobbies. Most of all, we want to stay independent.

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Dealing with Cancer: 6 Steps for Helping Your Loved One in Their Time of Need
4 years ago

Dealing with Cancer: 6 Steps for Helping Your Loved One in Their Time of Need

Finding out that a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer can make it feel like the world is crashing down around you. Dr. Phil says, “When one person gets cancer, the whole family gets cancer.” As hard as it is for you, imagine how your loved one feels dealing with cancer. Keeping this in mind may help you provide more compassionate support. It’s okay to be afraid. Do research, ask questions, and offer your assistance where you can. Read More

Afraid of Alzheimer’s Disease? Here’s Something You Can Do About It!
4 years ago

Afraid of Alzheimer’s Disease? Here’s Something You Can Do About It!

In the Digital Age where almost everyone has access to the Internet, we can be bombarded with information. A Google search for the statistics related to the risk of developing Alzheimer’s in your lifetime returns over 3 million results. Read More

How to Maintain a Healthy Smile After 60
4 years ago

How to Maintain a Healthy Smile After 60

A healthy smile equals a healthy you! New research suggests that the health of your mouth mirrors the condition of your body as a whole. Maintaining that healthy smile is largely up to us, so follow these simple steps, and keep smiling! Read More

These 6 Steps May Reduce Your Cancer Risk. Get Started Now!
4 years ago

These 6 Steps May Reduce Your Cancer Risk. Get Started Now!

Women in their 60‘s have fought demons and faced many challenges in their lives. Over time, we have learned to be self-reliant and show enormous grace under pressure. We pride ourselves in being in control. And yet, there is one health worry that haunts us because it is so prevalent, so apparently random and out of our control – and as a result it is so frightening. Cancer. Read More