Issues in Aging
- Advance Care Planning for Guns by Judith Graham - Kerri Raissian didn’t know what to do about her father’s guns when he died of COVID-19 in December at age 86 and left her executor of his estate.
Blog of the Week
- Confessions of a Worrywart by Flora Davis - My mother used to do what I call “prophylactic worrying.” In the late afternoon every weekday, she’d worry about my father, who was driving home on a busy highway where there were lots of car accidents. She once admitted she…
Should Older Seniors Risk Major Surgery? New Research Offers Guidance
There are considerations that everyone facing an operation should take seriously before undergoing the procedure.
Kaiser Health News
Haven’t Seen Your Doctor in a Few Years? You May Need to Find a New One
Physicians do drop patients when they haven’t been active for a while. Don’t wait until you need a doctor to find out if you still have one.
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Opinion: President Biden, as a Fellow Octogenarian, I Welcome You to the Club
Columnist Colbert King offers some advice on being someone, and seeing others, in their 80s.