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.

4 months ago

A Staying Well Plan for Those Prone to Anxiety and Depression

October is Depression Awareness Month, and 10th October, 2022 was International Mental Health Awareness Day. For many years, I have managed the Facebook page of the Swanage Depression Support Group. This was set up as a response…

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4 months ago

Your Life Seems Perfect – But Could You Be Hiding from Depression?

Therapy at 60 can seem a bit daunting. There’s a lot of life to talk about. Yet I’ve seen many older people delve into emotional struggles quite successfully. Yet therapy might not seem needed to someone…

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4 months ago

When Is a “Weak Bladder” Something More?

For many people, symptoms of incontinence come on gradually. The need to urinate becomes more frequent, a sense of urgency increases, and leakage becomes a regular occurrence. In many cases, people are already making…

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4 months ago

Upper Arm Pain: Everything You Need to Know

If you are experiencing upper arm pain, you are not alone. This is a widespread problem that affects many people. In this blog post, we will discuss the causes of upper arm pain and the treatment options available to you. We will also provide tips…

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5 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? Cases of chronic back pain…

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5 months ago

What Is Sarcopenia and How Can Older Adults Prevent Its Tragic Impacts?

You may ask, what is sarcopenia? Is it a disease, an insect or food? Is it something we should fear? The answer is, “Yes and No.” The name itself sounds gross, but no, it is not a disease, insect, or food…

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5 months ago

4 Most Common Post Menopause Symptoms and What You Can Do to Control Them

Life post menopause should not be a time of suffering. Rather, it should be a time of wisdom, freedom, and reflection for self-growth. If you find yourself ill at ease with your menopause journey, addressing food and lifestyle changes, alongside any other…

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5 months ago

Can the Right Nutrients Reduce Your Dementia Risk?

Last year I discussed how vitamin D may provide protection against acute respiratory infections, such as the common cold and pneumonia. It also appears to have powerful immune-boosting properties.  Now, a recent study from Australia…

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5 months ago

How to Improve Bladder Health with Your Diet

Many people assume that improving your bladder starts with just improving your pelvic floor and drinking water. And while those two are extremely important to one’s overall bladder function, there are still many other ways to keep your bladder healthy…

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6 months ago

Dealing with Chronic Back Pain in Your 70s and Beyond

As we age, our bodies go through a lot of changes. One common change that many of us experience is back pain. Back pain is a very common issue for older adults. In fact, a study that looked into the literature published from January 1985 to October 2018…

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