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.

7 days ago

5 Unexpected Early Warning Signs of Dementia

For many people, the progression of dementia may be very slow. And, many individuals with very early stages of dementia learn how to cover it up. As we currently have a large demographic of our population aging, more research is going into the very important…

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2 weeks ago

What Women Should Know About Their Pelvic Floor as They Age

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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3 weeks ago

Osteoporosis: 3 Natural Ways for Better Bone Health

When I received the results of my recent bone scan it wasn’t good news. I’ve always been physically active, but I am slightly built, a major risk factor for osteoporosis. While drugs are effective for some, side effects are severe for others…

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3 weeks ago

What You Can Learn About Dementia from People Who Have Been There, Done That

When your family first faces the reality of a loved one with dementia, you embark on a journey you’ve never taken before. That’s what happened to my two siblings and me when our mother died, and we discovered that my father’s issues…

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4 weeks ago

Maximizing the Capability of a Loved One with Dementia Benefits Everyone

Worldwide, there are over 50 million people living with dementia and receiving support from family and friends. Caregivers of those living with dementia have a tremendous responsibility and opportunity. They work tirelessly to meet…

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4 weeks ago

How to Stay in the Zinc “Goldilocks” Zone

Zinc is an amazing nutrient because it plays such a critical role in keeping us healthy. It is technically classified as a “micronutrient” since we need so very little of it. Many older women, for example, only need about 8 milligrams a day. Our bodies cannot…

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4 weeks ago

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

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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2 months ago

Take Good Care of Your Gums in Your 60s and They’ll Take Care of You Forever

I grew up seeing some of my older relatives remove their ‘teeth’ before going to bed. Sometimes, they expressed discomfort with chewing or dentures that were either too tight or too loose. I decided early on in my life that I was not going to go down…

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3 months ago

Boomers and the Risks of “Polypharmacy”

Many people may not know that prescribed medications have potential side effects. But knowing about the side effects of medications, as well as how they may interact with each other, is very important information – especially for boomers…

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3 months ago

What You Need to Know About Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Medicare Coverage

Kidney disease is a serious condition that worsens over time and can lead to death, without proper treatment. The kidneys filter waste out of the body, but when they start to lose function, this can lead to a host of serious symptoms that interfere with everyday life…

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