Tag Archives for illness
Live Long and Prosper?
Living longer is, as Martha Stewart would say, “A good thing.” Living longer and maintaining a high quality of life through those later years is a really good thing and a recent report from the Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related…
Tags: economic status, housing, illness, income, life expectancy, physical activity, prescription, retirement, seniors
What’s a Bona Fide Boomer Got to do to… Survive?
Categories: Aging, Family, Health Care, Long Term Care
According to Jarett Berry, a cardiologist at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, one must be vigilant about keeping physically active. Yes, in what they used to call “Middle Age.” Wasn’t that the time we thought would be…
Tags: aerobics, American Heart Association, Annual Epidemiology and Prevention Conference, blood pressure, blood sugar, Boomer, cholesterol, Cooper Institute, Dallas, disease, exercise, illness, Jarett Berry, life span, lifestyle, middle age, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Your Friends Really Do Mean Everything to You!
Categories: Aging, Family, Health Care, Relationships
It was a night out of some horror movie. A dear, beloved aunt had died very suddenly from a stroke and family and friends had just been through a grueling funeral. It was 8pm, getting dark, and the torrential rains…
Tags: colds, depression, Friendship, illness, Karen A. Roberto, long life, obesity, quality of life, sickness