Health & Wellness
- Written by Jim Miller Jim Miller
Dear Savvy Senior,
I’ve heard that there’s a new diet that can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. What can you tell me about this? My 80-year-old mother has Alzheimer’s, and I want to do everything I can to protect myself.
- Written by John J. Kerecz John J. Kerecz
Pain. Slowly creeping, insidious pain. Over the course of at least a decade, nagging pain in my left hip managed to permeate every corner of my life until I finally slid into depression. I wanted to crawl off in a leafy hollow and hide like a wounded animal.
- Written by Kaliq Chang, M.D. Kaliq Chang, M.D.
Thanks to the baby boom generation, there will be more Americans over age 65 in coming years than at any point in history. About 44.7 million Americans were age 65 or older in 2013, the latest year for which data is available, according to the U.S. Administration on Aging.
Did you know that by 2030, the National Eye Institute projects that more than 2 million Americans will be considered legally blind?
- Written by Suzy Cohen Suzy Cohen
In the winter you can’t get me to buy these, but come summer, there’s always one or two in my fridge.
- Written by Jeffrey B. Roth Jeffrey B. Roth
In Tigers and Traitors, Jules Verne wrote: “Though sleep is called our best friend, it is a friend who often keeps us waiting!”