10 Things You Need to Know About Hiring an In-Home Caregiver

10 Things You Need to Know About Hiring an In-Home Caregiver

When caring for a loved one at home, most family caregivers reach a point where they realize they need some…

Encouraging Innovation in Technology that Helps Older Adults

Encouraging Innovation in Technology that Helps Older Adults

By Tom Mullaney Less than a decade ago, the field of aging was a sleepy sector of innovation. Now, with…

Seniors in the Center

Seniors in the Center

Changing the way older adults access healthcare By Erika Napoletano Above: At Northwestern Medicine, Anne Seltzer, social worker with the division of…

POLST Orders Help Patients Advocate for Their End-of-Life Care

POLST Orders Help Patients Advocate for Their End-of-Life Care

By Laura Drucker My grandfather did not want to die. From hospital to home, back to hospital and finally to…

5 tips for eating to age well

5 tips for eating to age well

Environmental Nutrition Newsletter If you want to keep a sharp mind and able body as you age, it takes a…

What People Really Want to Know About Medicare

What People Really Want to Know About Medicare

By Janet Bodnar, Kiplinger Personal Finance The likelihood that high-income recipients will see a major hike in their Part B…

End-of-Life Care:  The Conversation That Can’t Wait

End-of-Life Care: The Conversation That Can’t Wait

By Heidi Lading Kiec Winston Churchill once said, “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is…

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Presbyopia a normal part of aging, but regular eye exams are recommended

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Presbyopia a normal part of aging, but regular eye exams are recommended

By Michael Mahr, M.D., Tribune Content Agency DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I’m 43 and have started having trouble with my vision…

Alzheimer’s patients can craft their own care plans

Alzheimer’s patients can craft their own care plans

By Eleanor Laise, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report Caring for someone with dementia can present a host of difficult questions. When should…

Knowing When to Decide

Knowing When to Decide

Aging in a New Home By Megy Karydes LaManda Joy comes across a tiny wooden box in the back of…