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.

6 days 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. It started out with memory lapses. Sometimes, Chuck asked the same question like “Where is the rake?” It would be where it always was, but I would tell him anyway…

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2 weeks ago

6 Tips for Preventing Arthritis Pain in Cold Weather

While a cool brisk morning might signal an exciting change in seasons, for older adults who suffer from arthritis it can also lead to painful joint stiffness and inflammation. Why does colder weather seem to amplify aches and pains? Research suggests it’s…

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2 weeks ago

The 5 Top Medical Conditions Related to Older Age

Aging. It happens to us all, if we are lucky enough I suppose. The effects of aging are unavoidable. So, it is in our best interest to confront our aging bodies and educate ourselves about the changes that occur. While there is nothing we can do…

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2 weeks ago

How to Regain Mental Health After a Serious Illness

You’ve just been put through the ringer. You’ve had a heart attack or finished a round of chemotherapy or had an aortic aneurysm repair or any other such serious health condition. For many, this kind of physical trauma can take a serious toll on…

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3 weeks ago

What Women Should Know When Considering Hormone Replacement Therapy

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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3 weeks ago

Exploring the Powerful Benefits of Acupuncture for Seniors

If my wife had never scolded me on that Sunday, I probably never would have gone to my first acupuncture session. And if it weren’t for acupuncture, I’m certain I wouldn’t feel as good as I do today…

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4 weeks ago

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

My knee hurts. I don’t know what awkward dance move I made to stress the darn thing, but the bottom line is – it hurts. As I tape it up before going to sleep, I grumble about it, which, of course, does no good whatsoever…

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4 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. The good news is that if you are 67 years old and have no chronic diseases, you can expect to live…

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1 month ago

It’s Time to Normalize Menopause in Society

Did you know that 73% of women who experience menopause in the United States do not treat their symptoms? While over in the United Kingdom, surveys show that 1 in 4 women actually consider resigning during menopause…

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1 month ago

5 Actions to Improve Your Heart Health – It’s a Matter of Life or Death

Almost a million Americans – 920,000 to be exact – will have a heart attack in the next year. Worse, not all of them will have had any warning signs. Obviously, everyone’s health situation is different but I hope that the following…

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