Information for seniors about staying healthy and about illnesses and conditions common in older adults.
10 (Practically) Painless Ideas for Exercise
If your doctor´s been on you to exercise more, this article will give you some ideas on getting started.
A Review of Aches and Pains by Maeve Binchy
Maeve Binchy´s delightful book Aches and Pains walks you cheerfully through the finer, and occasionally the more embarrassing, points of hospitalization.
Anger Management 101
What do you do with your anger feelings? Do you lash out at others? Do you stuff the anger and keep it all to yourself? Do you let your pent-up anger turn to depression? Learn some constructive ways for handling your anger in this article on anger management.
Let's talk about your eyes for a minute. Is your eyesight deteriorating? Is aging affecting your eyesight? Learn about the prevelant diseases of the eye affecting seniors and tips for slowing their progress.
Feeding Tube Decisions
When should a feeding tube be an option? Do you know the pros and cons of a feeding tube? Just because your doctor tells you a feeding tube is necessary, do you have a choice in the matter? You do have a choice and you do not have to comply.
Do you have at least one true friend? A true friend stands with you through thick and thin. As we age, true friends are a critical component of long life and mental health.
Let's Talk About Life Support - Ventilators
Is keeping someone alive on a ventilator the kindest choice?
Life is Good
If you are a senior for whom life is not good, why is that so? What is making your life so miserable? What would have to happen to make life good for you?
Living Double, Eating Single
Ways to work with dietary restrictions, including ideas to vary the meals you prepare and eat
Living Long vs. Living Well
How old do you expect to be on the last birthday of your life? Do you want to live a long life or are you ready to check out now? If you are interested in living a long life, you might be able to influence that outcome.
Living vs. Existing
Do you live your life fully every single day, or do you just go through the motions? If you became incapacitated today, would you regret any opportunities you missed?
Medicare D = Prescription Drugs
Understand Medicare D and explore other options for prescription assistance
Stop Prescription Drugs from Being Hazardous to Your Health
How to avoid becoming a medication error statistic
Are ant hills turning into mountains in your life? Do you find it difficult to organize your thoughts? Stress does not have to control your life and the sooner you figure out how to handle stress the better.
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