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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.

Fresh News for an Aging Mind: Cellular Therapy – What Is That?
12 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?
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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

When Should You See Your Doctor for Memory Loss?
1 year 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

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

4 Unusual Signs of Dementia That Most Older Adults Miss
1 year ago

4 Unusual Signs of Dementia That Most Older Adults Miss

Many women over the age of 60 express concerns about the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Will it affect me someday? Or will it affect someone I love? What are the signs I should watch for? Read More

What is Sarcopenia and How Can Older Adults Prevent its Tragic Impacts?
1 year 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.” Read More

The Real Danger of Our Medicines and Their Impact on Our Moods and Aggression
1 year ago

The Real Danger of Our Medicines and Their Impact on Our Moods and Aggression

For those of you who are fans of good chick movies, Fried Green Tomatoes is one of my favorites. The inimitable Kathy Bates has one of the best scenes in the entire film, when she slams her car into someone else’s and shouts “I have insurance!!!” Read More

11 Natural Constipation Remedies to Try in Your 60s
1 year ago

11 Natural Constipation Remedies to Try in Your 60s

There are seven common problems associated with digestion: constipation, diarrhea, a mix of constipation and diarrhea, gas, cramps, bloat and acid reflux.

Today I want to share with you what I know about constipation, an issue that plagues many women in later life, and how to achieve improved regularity. Read More