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Peripheral Artery Disease: Screening and early treatment can save your legs and your life

Frequent leg cramps, leg pain when walking and slow-to-heal sores on your feet are annoying, but did you know they can also be symptoms of a serious disease? Peripheral Artery…

Simple ways older drivers can save money on auto insurance

Simple ways older drivers can save money on auto insurance

Are your auto insurance premiums too high? Maybe they are, but not for reasons you might think. Insurance companies aren’t charging you higher premiums because you’re in an over-50 age…

Simple ways older drivers can save money on auto insurance

Simple ways older drivers can save money on auto insurance

Are your auto insurance premiums too high? Maybe they are, but not for reasons you might think. Insurance companies aren’t charging you higher premiums because you’re in an over-50 age…

Life after stroke: Advice for physical and emotional recovery

Life after stroke: Advice for physical and emotional recovery

Did you know a stroke occurs every 40 seconds on average? About 795,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year, according to the American Stroke Association. If you…

Fraud alert: Grandparent scam continues to trick people out of money

Fraud alert: Grandparent scam continues to trick people out of money

Imagine being woken by a phone call in the middle of the night. It’s your crying grandchild, who is asking for money because of an accident. Of course you want…

The truth about menopause: Debunking the myths for a happier, healthier, more satisfying life

The truth about menopause: Debunking the myths for a happier, healthier, more satisfying life

Even in today’s information age, myths about menopause and women’s changing bodies abound and can take a huge toll on women. Half of women say their anxiety around menopause is…

Top tips for avoiding injury and strain while gardening

Top tips for avoiding injury and strain while gardening

There are so many reasons it’s rewarding to tend a garden throughout an entire season. Every month offers new plant growth and well into autumn you get to enjoy nature’s…

Helping the brain use alternative fuel may ease symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Helping the brain use alternative fuel may ease symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Whether a patient faces a simple health problem, such as a head cold, or one as complex as Alzheimer’s disease, relieving the symptoms is often as important as resolving the…

Baby boomers and age-related eye disease

Baby boomers and age-related eye disease

As the population continues to age at an unprecedented rate, the concern about age-related eye disease comes more into focus. According to the US Census Bureau, the population of adults…

Aging-in-place upgrades that look great and make sense

Aging-in-place upgrades that look great and make sense

Do the words “aging in place” and “home improvement” conjure images of institutional-looking grab bars in bathrooms and overhead kitchen lights that could illuminate an airport runway? Many people eschew…

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