Geriatrics @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/Geriatrics Interactive aging education site with information about all aspects of geriatrics and gerontology, including articles, a forum, newsletters and more. en-us Copyright 2015 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 01:15:34 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Geriatrics @ BellaOnline http://Geriatrics.bellaonline.com Disability Trends Declining http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art42138.asp Disability appears to be declining in older age say the experts. This is good news for us as we age. What's the bad news? Read this article and discover why "sitting disease" causes peril to our health. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 14:00:00 EST Seeking Companionship After 50 http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art40219.asp Seeking a new friend and potential partner can seem daunting, especially if we haven’t been “out there” in years. We need to find the courage to learn how to look for companionship and feel safe doing it! This article provides us with some guidelines. More to come on this topic! Mon, 15 Jun 2015 14:00:00 EST Making the Most of Doctors' Visits http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art46586.asp Visiting the doctor's office can be stressful, especially if we are having problems with our health and are looking for answers. We can miss information or misinterpret what the doctor is telling us. This "must read" article helps us make the most of our visits. Mon, 8 Jun 2015 14:00:00 EST