When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, friends and family have many questions. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? As the disease progresses, new questions reflect growing
Ruth Vander Wilt hasn’t been one to dwell on her age – but now that she’s turning 100, her family is making a pretty big deal about it.
“I never thought much about my age and how old I was getting,” said Ruth, who has
Things are not always black and white during a health crisis
(This article was provided by The Op-Ed Project, with which the writer is a fellow.)
Sheila was very clear about her wishes for the end of life. She was 88 years old and a former hospice volunteer. When her time came, she wanted no ventilator, no feeding
Thanks to generous sponsors, willing volunteers and a perfect break from rainy weather, Apple Blossom Festival goes into the books as another successful event for Newton Presbyterian Manor. More than $16,000 was raised to benefit the Good Samaritan
Here’s how recent studies upend conventional wisdom
By Chris Farrell for Next Avenue
Retirement didn’t sit with Lee Humphrey when she tried it about a decade ago, at 62. About a year after leaving her St. Paul, Minn. job at the Department of Employment and Economic Development, she unretired and began creating indexes for
Exercise will seem easier when you cut out the negative self-talk
By Linda Melone, CSCS for Next Avenue
Feeling unmotivated to exercise? If you repeatedly tell yourself how much you hate to do it, your workout may suffer from your bad attitude.
Turning negative self-talk around allows you to not only feel better, but also to exercise harder
On June 2, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the Veterinary Feed Directive, which restricts the use of antibiotics to protecting the health of food-producing animals. Antibiotics must be approved by a veterinarian, according to the new