Issues in Aging
- Medical Tourism: Are Local Doctors Always the Best Choice? by Mary Jacobs - Patients travel from around the United States and the world to see Richard Guyer, MD, an orthopedic spine surgeon at the Texas Back Institute in Plano, TX, because he is a recognized, widely published expert in disc-replacement surgery. But when…
Blog of the Week
- Talk to Me by Pepper Evans - In my work as an independent living consultant, I support people who need a little extra help to stay secure in their homes. Most of my clients are older adults. Being a helper-bee at heart, I find the work very…
Why so Many Older Americans Rate Their Health as Good or even Excellent
Vitality and satisfaction with life seem to be more important than a person’s physical health and ability.
Kaiser Health News
When Caring for a Sick Spouse Shakes a Marriage to the Core
Couples are often blindsided by how much illness can transform their relationship.
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New Hearing Aid Apps are Worth a Listen
From wireless Bluetooth technology to built-in health monitors, today’s hearing aids offer remarkable, perhaps life-changing assistance.