Living Longer, But Not Always Healthier

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With medical advances extending lifespans, people are living longer worldwide. However, more years of life does not necessarily translate into more healthy years. This trend has raised concerns about increased chronic disease and rising healthcare costs. Living Longer, But Not Always Healthier. What can be done to facilitate healthy aging? KEY POINTS CHANGING the AGING […]

AGING REVERSAL

Aging reversal refers to the process of reversing or slowing down the effects of aging on the body. This can include improving physical health, cognitive function, and overall well-being. The goal of aging reversal is to counteract the gradual decline of bodily functions. This occurs as we age, such as loss of muscle mass, decreased […]

Techno Stress and it’s Effect on All Ages

TECHNO STRESS – Fight or flight is in all of us and serves a very useful purpose when it kicks in at the right time. What happens when it kicks in and doesn’t stop? Trickle Down Anxiety Techno Stress is a term that best describes the way we seem to living our lives today. Rather than […]

Orphan Boomers & Stubborn Parents?

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Parents Stubborn? DRIVING ISSUES? Having That Hard Talk With Your Folks! ORPHAN BOOMERS Why are There so Many Orphan Boomers? Orphan Boomers….Many people fall into the category of being Orphan Adults, Elder Orphans or Kinless. They may not be aware of the terms, the limitations, and pitfalls that those words represent, even though they apply […]

NAVIGATING LIFE’S CHANGE

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Are you the meat or the bread? Welcome to the Sandwich Generation. The relationship between grandkids, parents, and grandparents is a tricky one, with all sorts of different ways it can go. Factors that can influence these dynamics include different generational cultures, and stereotypes that each generation may hold about the others. Albeit temporarily, the […]

Married, But Sleeping Apart

Nearly one in four American couples sleep in separate bedrooms or beds, the National Sleep Foundation reported in a 2005 survey. Recent studies in England and Japan have found similar results. Over the course of 30 plus years marriage, my wife would never accepts my snoring as an evening serenade. As a result, I became […]

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE ELDERLY AND THE YOUNG? … “THE PASSAGE OF TIME”

While everything seems to be changing at breakneck speeds, the hopes and dreams of what is ahead is a common thread shared by every generation. Getting old is challenging and complicated. Demystifying Your Aging Parents’ New Stage of Life discusses how understanding the developmental stages of elderly people can help their adult children communicate better […]

Do You Know a Parish Nurse?

Do you know a Parish Nurse? Do you know what a Parish Nurse does? MaryJean Tague, Parish Nurse Coordinator with St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT met with Dennis and Dawn to discuss this growing trend in health and wellness.Parish nurses tend to work with one large congregation or several small ones to help provide connections […]

Suntan Addiction

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SUNTAN ADDICTION Despite a flourishing market in sunscreens and, to a lesser extent, sun-protective clothing, as well as a dermatologists campaign going back to 1983, millions of Americans continue to abuse the rays that in small doses help maintain health but in larger doses can destroy it. For some who frequent tanning salons or own tanning […]

Real Men Don’t See Doctors

“REAL MEN DON’T SEE DOCTORS” Real men don’t ask for directions, and now researchers are saying the reluctance to ask for help may not just mean they get lost. It may also take a toll on their health. Believing the ideal man is the strong, silent type who does not complain about pain were only half […]