Issues in Aging
- Love to Travel? Don’t Let Aging or a Disability Stop You by Mary Jacobs - As a cultural attaché for the US Department of State, Teresa Wilkin lived abroad and traveled the world, and she kept traveling, extensively, after retiring in 2004. But it wasn’t until last year that Wilkin, 69, had what she wryly…
Blog of the Week
- Living Longer with a Pet by Pepper Evans - We bought a puppy when the girls were small, and she was the perfect dog for us. I didn’t think I’d get another dog after she died. I wanted to be able to come and go worry-free. But as the…
The Delicate Issue of Taking Away a Senior’s Smartphone
Computer skills can deteriorate quickly when a person is developing dementia. How and when to limit access to electronic devices, though, is not an easy call.
Kaiser Health News
Millions of Diabetes Patients are Missing Out on Medicare’s Nutrition Help
The sparsely used benefit can improve health and save money. Why aren’t more people using it?
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Why Frailty isn’t Inevitable and How to Prevent It
It’s a medical condition, not an unavoidable part of aging. There are steps you can take to prevent yourself from becoming frail.