For those facing a serious—or even incurable—condition, the Internet can seem to be the last refuge of hope. But how can you distinguish a trustworthy website from that of a huckster? &Read More
Aging creates so many "new normals." Even routine activities such as cooking may become challenging for your loved one. Balance issues can make reaching, bending, or lifting a problem. ArRead More
Many of us were raised to believe that the only polite or kind answer is "yes." But as Dr. Christine Carter, a UC Berkeley researcher, notes, "If you find yourself saying 'yesRead More
People with congestive heart failure (CHF) often tire easily, especially if they exert themselves. In CHF, the heart is swollen with fluids and cannot beat efficiently. The body's cells then beRead More
What do you do when sweet Mom starts cursing angrily? When straitlaced Dad makes off-color remarks?
In persons with dementia, these behaviors are not on purpose.
They are caused by Read More