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Strengthen Your Migraine Brain: Working Memory

Migraine attacks can affect your working memory—but there are strategies to try between episodes to minimize the effects.

By Tammy Rome

Guardianship: How Seniors and Their Finances Can Be Legally Hijacked

A legal process called guardianship can put companies in charge of an elder’s living arrangements, finances, and assets, robbing them of quality of life.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Dating Someone Whose Spouse Has Dementia

When Tami Reeves met her now-husband through an online dating site, he told her that he was still married. He also told her that his wife had Alzheimer’s.

By Nancy Monson

Aging With Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Managing diabetes as you get older can present unique challenges. Here’s what you can do to maintain good glucose control and prevent complications.

By Tim Gower

Sleep Expert Talks Taming the Insomnia That Comes with Age

Sleep expert provides guidance on napping, sleep aids, and how to plan your day to get the best sleep at night.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

The Future of Long-Term Care: An Expert's View

A discussion about health planning and what the best U.S. health insurance would look like.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Ballroom Dancing Vs. Alzheimer’s: One Woman's Tale

Ingram asked her if she’d like to learn how to dance. Hazel’s response was, “How can I dance when I can’t even walk?” Ingram just told her to stop by the studio and see.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

How to Prepare a First Aid Kit

A well-stocked first aid kit allows you to respond quickly and effectively to emergencies. It should include supplies to treat a variety of injuries, including cuts, scrapes, sprains, and minor burns. If you are just setting up a household, you can s...

By Eileen Bailey

Tough Holiday Discussions About Health, Part II: Scenarios

Are you tempted to have a tough talk with a family member about health issues? Tread carefully.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Tough Holiday Conversations About Family Health

A holiday spent with family can be a good time for frank discussions about family health.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.