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Don’t Believe the Old Adage – Bladder Leakage Isn’t Normal at Any Age

By Kent Sasse December 16, 2021

You are not alone; tens of millions of Americans experience leakage of urine from the bladder or the bowels. It’s a condition that causes frustration and embarrassment, and it can be both unhygienic and even dangerous…

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Can We Look at Assisted Living as an Aging in Place Option

By Peter Keers December 13, 2021

The concept of “aging in place” has become popular over the years as lifespans have lengthened. Aging in place usually means living with a fair degree of independence in the community rather than in a residential facility….

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What Women Should Know When Considering Hormone Replacement Therapy

By Aleece Fosnight November 13, 2021

Whether it’s for menopausal symptoms or decreasing the risk of UTIs and incontinence, hormone replacement therapy can be a solution for many issues women experience throughout their life. With that said, women interested…

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How Much Does Assisted Living Cost in the US

By Koob Moua October 26, 2021

Navigating the ins and outs of an Assisted Living Facility is an arduous task. Understanding the associated costs and affordability of Assisted Living Facilities is an additional battle. Alongside our Guide to Assisted Living Facilities, we take you through a more specific vessel – costs associated with Assisted Living Facilities.  We take you through how: […]

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Caregiving 101: Using the Internet to Learn What We Never Learned in School

By Ellen Rand October 12, 2021

I don’t think the phrase “leg bag” was ever part of my husband’s and my vocabulary when we were newly-wed several decades ago. But it was just one more thing we learned over the course of his treatment for a stubborn and troublesome kidney stone…

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What Is the Pelvic Floor and Why Should You Care? (VIDEO)

By Rachelle Ballard-Clayton September 28, 2021

There’s been a lot of talk about the pelvic floor and how it weakens with age. Exercise has been said to help, but is that really the case? The pelvic floor is a group of muscles within the pelvis. These muscles act like a hard-working team to hold…

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Why a Health Care Partnership in Vital to Your Future

By Peg Doyle September 05, 2021

As a holistic health counselor and bodyworker, I help mostly over-50 women figure out the best way to care for themselves. As we talk, what often comes up is a sense of disconnect when it comes to their relationship with their medical practitioners…

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What Women Should Know About Their Pelvic Floor as They Age

By Aleece Fosnight July 17, 2021

As women age, we experience numerous changes throughout our bodies. With hormones beginning to fluctuate, decreasing estrogen levels and muscles that aren’t as active as they once were, we are sent on a path to navigate our bodies…

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Adult Diapers and Pads Aren’t a Business Opportunity – They’re a Tragedy

By Kent Sasse June 28, 2021

If you read the financial press, you may be struck by a barrage of exciting articles about a growth industry that is poised to become a $20 billion market in the near future. Fortune Business Insights, Reuters, and numerous other market outlets are talking…

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Health Resources for Older Women

By Sixty and Me April 04, 2021

The golden years are often some of the best years of our life. They do, however, come with an increased risk of health issues. Many of these health problems affect women only for biological reasons.  We look at 15 of the most common issues that affect older women and the health resources available to support […]

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