There are people in this world who can remember just about anything. I am not one of them, and you may not be, either. But there are things we can do to improve memory, even make it look like those lucky few who remember everything without much effort. In other words, there are tricks to… Continue reading Better memory with one simple trick
Sail through your parent’s (or your) next medical procedure with PREhab
[Note: When first confronted with the term prehabilitation the first thought is that it is a typographical error. It is not; I do indeed mean prehabilitation. Its meaning, should you not be familiar with the term, will become clear in what follows.] Preparing for surgery should be like preparing for any physical challenge. If you… Continue reading Sail through your parent’s (or your) next medical procedure with PREhab
I’m Over 80, So Can I Stop Exercising Now?
The benefits of exercise have no age limit. Some people might think that once a person reaches a certain age exercise might just be a waste of time. The goal isn’t to help your parent prepare for the next Senior Olympics. The goal is more practical. Improving and keeping strength and balance is one of… Continue reading I’m Over 80, So Can I Stop Exercising Now?
Living Alone in Old Age: Could Just Be Alone or It Could Be Lonely
More older adults are living longer and, in most cases, better than ever before. One result of this is that more older adults live alone. In fact more than a quarter of older people now live alone. Since women live longer than men this means older women are twice as likely to live alone than… Continue reading Living Alone in Old Age: Could Just Be Alone or It Could Be Lonely