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How to Handle Incontinence, Advice from OBGYN

Stress and urge incontinence are among the top bladder concerns for aging adults.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

How to Handle the Realization That Your Parents Are Aging

It’s a hard reality to face, but reality it is. Your parents are aging. They are on their way to “being old.”

By The Candid Caregiver

Technology Can Boost Care for Seniors and Offer Caregivers Peace of Mind

How to help their parents understand that technology is not only easy to use but doesn’t have to be intrusive.

By The Candid Caregiver

Why Muscle Strength As You Age is Sexy

Muscke strength is not just for the young men and women you see on posters. Keeping your health strong as you age provides a lot of desireable benefits in the rest of your life.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

13 Skin-Care Resolutions for Those Over 60

Practical ways to keep your skin healthy as you age.

By Eileen Bailey

Post-Menopausal Women Should Not Use Hormonal Therapy to Prevent Chronic Conditions

The latest guidelines no longer support the use of hormone therapy to prevent diseases like heart disease and breast cancer. Here’s why.

By Eileen Bailey

Pregnant at 40: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Tracy didn’t plan to get pregnant at 40 years old. But now, 15 years later, she wouldn’t change a thing.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Caregiver Gifts: Creative Ways to Show Appreciation

Try some of these gift ideas for the caregiver in your life to show them your appreciation.

By Nicole Van Hoey, PharmD

Medication Management Tips for Seniors

Older adults comprise 13 percent of the population but account for 34 percent of all prescription medicine use and 30 percent of all over-the-counter medicine use.

By Carol Bradley Bursack