Should You Consider a Different Type of Doctor as You Get Older?

By Dr. Lorie Blessing. With the baby boomer population booming, many seniors are trying to find doctors that take Medicare. Should these seniors look for just any doctor taking Medicare? Or should they look for doctors that not only take Medicare, but also specialize caring for our aging population? Doctors that have elected to spend

Older Athletes Slow Aging by Staying Fit

By Fred Mays. They say, “Age is just a number.” I say, “B.S.!” I’m 74. There are physical things I can’t do anymore, due to my arthritis: “century” rides on my bike, wrestling a kayak on and off the roof of my car. The aging process is real. The only undefeated athlete is Father Time.

How Women Over 50 Can Meet—and Beat—the Challenge of a Career Change

By Gloria Martinez. Changing directions can be hard at any age, but transitioning later in your career can be especially daunting. How do you set yourself up for success without losing stability? Here’s how to make your move without taking on overwhelming risks.   Develop your brand One barrier for women is being seen as

Congratsamundo to Happy Days’ Anson Williams for Saving Lives

By Nick Thomas ~ As one of the most popular television shows in the late 70s to early 80s, “Happy Days” helped propel many cast regulars into the production side of show business. Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Don Most, and Anson Williams all achieved recognition behind the camera as producers, directors, and/or writers. Williams played

Tips for Women Entrepreneurs on Running a Business and a Household

Many successful female business owners are the CEO of more than just their company. Working to make a business stable and prosperous while also juggling a myriad of other responsibilities is a challenging task not entirely unique to women entrepreneurs, but highly skewed toward them. Doing so takes the drive, determination, and balance. Here are

Diet, Nutrition and Weight Loss Success

By Larry North ~ The pendulum has swung in many directions regarding diet, nutrition, and weight loss over the decades. Having been raised by a mother who was an early pioneer in Overeaters Anonymous, I’ve seen it all: Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, Adkins, HCG, The Zone, Sugar Busters, Paleo, low-fat, low-calorie, diet pills, laxatives, eating

Chemical-Free Options for Managing Mosquitoes in Your Landscape

By Melinda Myers ~ It’s time to get outside and enjoy summer BBQs, gardening, hikes and much more. Don’t let mosquitoes keep you inside; Instead enlist these chemical-free strategies to manage these pests in your landscape. Start by eliminating the mosquitoes’ breeding grounds. Drain the water out of buckets, old tires and clogged gutters and

Chew on this: Is Food ‘Friend or Foe’ for Better Health?

By Jaclyn Albin, M.D. Internal Medicine – General Internal Medicine   In my daily discussions with patients and families about their food choices and habits, a worrisome theme emerges. Many people see food as the enemy. The often useless lifestyle advice from doctors is to eat less and exercise more. I disagree with that counseling

Why Alzheimer’s Scientists are Looking at Green Tea and Carrots

 By Najja Parker   While scientists have not found a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, they may be able to reverse the symptoms with some key compounds, according to a new report. Researchers from the University of Southern California recently conducted a study, published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, to determine how diet can impact

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