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.

2 days ago

How to Maintain an Active Lifestyle if You Have Knee Arthritis?

The use of medications in the treatment of arthritis has been the treatment recommendation along with recommendation for increasing or maintaining activity. Unfortunately, many remain under the belief that exercise therapy…

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5 days ago

Does Sacral Neuromodulation for Incontinence Have Any Drawbacks?

Some people describe sacral neuromodulation (SNM) as a “pelvic floor pacemaker.” It does have a lot of similarities to pace making, because it involves implanting a computerized chip under the skin to send a signal to a complex muscular…

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2 weeks ago

The 5 Secret Messages of Foot Pain After 60

With most adults reaching an estimated 115,000 miles walked in their lifetime, your feet take a beating over the years and it is more and more noticeable as you age. If acute or chronic foot pain has you avoiding activity or heading for the medicine cabinet…

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2 weeks ago

How to Live an Active, Healthy Life with Osteoporosis

I met Joanna Brown last year, a few days after I was diagnosed with Osteoporosis. I was shocked by the news and searching for support and information. I knew instinctively I would need guidance as to how to move, work and exercise safely…

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3 weeks ago

What Causes Osteoporosis and How to Increase Bone Strength As We Get Older

When we think of bones, we think of off-white, hard, stiff and unchanging objects. However, our bones are very much a living and dynamic tissue. They provide the structure of our bodies that enables us to move…

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3 weeks ago

7 Ways to Manage Incontinence in the Workplace

For those of us who are still working – whether full time, part-time or even as volunteers – incontinence can be an issue. Between dealing with deadlines, back-to-back Zoom calls and pressure to succeed, people have enough to worry about without…

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4 weeks ago

Back Pain: How It Becomes a Chronic Problem for Baby Boomers

You are not alone if you’re experiencing back pain. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 7.6 million older adults suffer from back and spine problems. That is more than twice the number of disabilities caused by heart problems…

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1 month ago

Boomers Are at Higher Risk for Opioid Addiction: Here’s How to Protect Yourself

If you’d like to see upfront-and-personal the face of the fastest-growing group of people at risk for opioid addiction and abuse, look in your bathroom mirror. While it may be comforting to believe that drug addiction affects mostly people…

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1 month ago

10 Foods that May Help Fight or Prevent Dementia

Dementia is a disorder causing impaired reasoning and memory that interferes with daily functioning. Dementia is not a specific disease. There are many diseases that may cause dementia, such as: Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease…

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1 month ago

Are Your Pills Making You Sick?

According to a study by the American Association of Consultant Pharmacists, the average 60+ person in the United States fills upwards of 15 prescriptions a year. That leaps to 18 or more as we age…

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