290121 The basics of stretching part 1 of 5

The basics of stretching So, you’re heading out for a run or walk, and like many others who think they are helping to prevent an injury from happening, you decide to get a few stretches in before starting out. The first thing you probably do is grab a foot, pull it up to your buttocks, … Continue reading 290121 The basics of stretching part 1 of 5

250121 Prevent Falls and Fractures

A simple thing can change your life—like tripping on a rug or slipping on a wet floor. If you fall, you could break a bone, like thousands of older men and women do each year. For older people, a break can be the start of more serious problems, such as a trip to the hospital, injury, or even disability.

250121 Body changes after sixty, information for those with inquiring minds part two of two

Body changes after sixty, information for those with inquiring minds part two of two Normal Cognitive Aging Highlights from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4015335/ To read the entire document just click on the URL above. The number of Americans over the age of 65 is projected to more than double in the next forty years, increasing from 40.2 million … Continue reading 250121 Body changes after sixty, information for those with inquiring minds part two of two

180121 Prostate Problems 3/3

PSA Testing Until recently, many doctors encouraged yearly PSA testing for all men beginning at age 50, or even earlier for men at high risk of prostate cancer. As doctors have learned more about the benefits and harms of prostate cancer screening, they have begun to caution against annual PSA testing. Talk with your doctor about what is best for you.

150121 Body changes after sixty, information for those with inquiring minds part one of two

150121 Body changes after sixty, information for those with inquiring minds part one of two Here is a short, perhaps, depressing list of a few of the things that happen as we get older. Take heart though because, to a certain extent, mitigation of some of these issues helps, so don’t give up hope just … Continue reading 150121 Body changes after sixty, information for those with inquiring minds part one of two

140121 Tips for wearing a face mask and glasses with hearing aids

If you wear glasses, use hearing aids, and during this COVID-19 pandemic, also wear a mask, this piece is for you! This is longer than the normal one from me, but it is highly informative and I urge you to read it through to make the day easier when combining all three of the aforementioned articles.

110121 Prostate Problems 2/3

See your doctor right away if you have any of these symptoms: Frequent urge to urinate Need to get up many times during the night to urinate Blood in urine or semen Pain or burning urination Painful ejaculation Frequent pain or stiffness in lower back, hips, pelvic or rectal area, or upper thighs Dribbling of urine