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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.

Medicare Made Simple: 2 Tips That Can Save You from Going Blindly into Medicare After 60
2 weeks ago

Medicare Made Simple: 2 Tips That Can Save You from Going Blindly into Medicare After 60

Mrs. Smith calls, and during the course of our conversation conveys her goals related to her new Medicare health insurance: (1) to retain control over choosing her own doctors…

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16 Danger Signs for Seniors to Be Aware of This National Suicide Prevention Month
1 month ago

16 Danger Signs for Seniors to Be Aware of This National Suicide Prevention Month

By  •  Mindset

Chances are that during the course of your lifetime, or maybe more so in your 50s and 60s, you’ve known people who’ve said that they wanted to end their lives. Perhaps they were victims of trauma or were dealing with physical…
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Older Adults and Hospital Stays: What We Need to Do for a Better Recovery
1 month ago

Older Adults and Hospital Stays: What We Need to Do for a Better Recovery

One of the most challenging issues we face as we age is recovering from various illnesses and surgeries. It seems that we tend to ignore the reality of the amount of time it may take us to fully (or mostly) recover from a medical episode…
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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

Does Sleep Apnea Trouble You in Your 60s? Self-Talk Can Give You the Empowerment You Seek
2 months ago

Does Sleep Apnea Trouble You in Your 60s? Self-Talk Can Give You the Empowerment You Seek

I was recently diagnosed with severe sleep apnea. The sleep study test found I had lapses of breathing for at least 10 seconds about 35 times an hour. Shocking! Some of you probably have it too…
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The 6 Most Known Types of Dementia Any Older Adult Should Learn About
3 months 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

3 Top Exercises for Osteoporosis (And 1 You Should Never Do!)
3 months ago

3 Top Exercises for Osteoporosis (And 1 You Should Never Do!)

Do you worry that you’re not doing enough exercise – or the right kinds? Are you concerned about getting hurt if you exercise incorrectly? Wondering what really works to build your bones?
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5 Early Warning Signs of Dementia You Need to Know
3 months ago

5 Early Warning Signs of Dementia You Need to Know

Last night on Netflix I watched an episode of Frankie and Grace, a show about two older women played by Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. Read More

4 Rules for Safe Exercising with Osteoporosis
4 months ago

4 Rules for Safe Exercising with Osteoporosis

On the list of “fun things to do,” medical tests of any kind don’t usually make the top 10. Some, however, are notoriously worse than others. For example, I’d rather have my body cryogenically frozen…
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What You Should Know About Normal Aging of the Spine and Chronic Back Pain After 60
4 months ago

What You Should Know About Normal Aging of the Spine and Chronic Back Pain After 60

Are you one of the millions of people living with chronic back pain? Have you been told by a medical provider your pain is due to arthritis? Or there is nothing that can be done about your back pain?
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