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Ronni Sandroff

Health Writer

Ronni Sandroff, an award-winning writer and former health editorial director at Consumer Reports, covers mind, behavior, and culture from Southern Florida.

Latest by Ronni Sandroff

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Caregiving

Is Your Nursing Home Ready for an Emergency?

A top concern for anyone choosing or re-evaluating a nursing home or assisted living facility should be emergency preparedness.

Woman helps her elderly parent walk outside.
Relationships

3 Ways Caregivers Can Improve a Relationship

The shift in the relationship that occurs when a parent becomes disabled is an uneasy one for parent and child alike. The crucial issue is often one of control.

woman smiling while cleaning
Living With

How to Make Your Moods Work for You

A person’s current mood will accurately predict what he or she will be doing and feeling in the next few hours. Here’s what the research shows.

group of seniors talking over coffee
Lifestyle

5 Ways to Make New Friends After 50

If you’ve recently left the workplace or moved out of state, you may be feeling a little isolated. But don’t despair. New opportunities still can abound.