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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.

Exploring the Natural Alternatives to HRT After Menopause
9 months ago

Exploring the Natural Alternatives to HRT After Menopause

Blessed are the women who soar through menopause unscathed. Not all of us, however, are so lucky. There are about 38 different symptoms attributable to menopause. Read More

6 Natural Flu and Cold Remedies, Just in Time for Winter!
9 months ago

6 Natural Flu and Cold Remedies, Just in Time for Winter!

‘Tis the season for get-togethers, gift exchanges and goodwill.

But it’s also the season for colds and flus.

The best defense is offense. Wash your hands for 20 seconds when touching or near contagious people or shared items. Use the hand wipes provided in grocery stores to wipe the handles of shopping carts. Read More

Fresh News for an Aging Mind: Cellular Therapy – What Is That?
10 months ago

Fresh News for an Aging Mind: Cellular Therapy – What Is That?

Medicine has evolved a lot in the past decades. When we were in our 20s and 30s, treatment options were limited. Now we are in our sixth decade and beyond, and the possibilities seem endless. Read More

CBD and Pain Relief After 60: Is It Right for Your Chronic Condition?
11 months ago

CBD and Pain Relief After 60: Is It Right for Your Chronic Condition?

The use of marijuana for medical purposes has been legalized in 30 states, and CBD, cannabidiol, is now legal in 49 states. Ultimately, this brings up many questions among the elderly consumers who are seeking pain relief. Read More

World AIDS Day, or How We React to Different Causes in Our 60s
11 months ago

World AIDS Day, or How We React to Different Causes in Our 60s

Hey you – yes, you. The 60-something beauty staring at the screen. Did I see you trying to sneak away? Read More

4 Unexpected Tips for Living Longer with Chronic Disease: I Want Trees, Please
11 months 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. Read More

Health Insurance Riddle: When is an Emergency Not an Emergency? The Answer Could Cost You $1000s!
11 months ago

Health Insurance Riddle: When is an Emergency Not an Emergency? The Answer Could Cost You $1000s!

Imagine the following scenario. You’ve just finished dinner and now you are playing on the floor with your two grandkids. As you play, you start a feel a pain in your chest. Read More

When Should You See Your Doctor for Memory Loss?
11 months 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. Read More

Attention Women Over 60! Don’t Ignore These 5 Silent Signs of a Heart Attack
11 months ago

Attention Women Over 60! Don’t Ignore These 5 Silent Signs of a Heart Attack

On a beautiful fall morning in late October 2002, I was planting Iris bulbs along the waterfront of our home in the Northern Neck of VA. I felt a bit more tired than I thought was reasonable and noted that I was sweating more than normal, so I sat down and lit up a cigarette. Read More

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

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

My knee hurts. I don’t know what I did in dance class last night, what awkward move I made to stress the darn thing, but bottom line is – it hurts. Read More