10 Jun

Research can help ease your mind on nursing home questions

Ever since I was a teenager, my mom has been giving me instructions on how to take care of her as she grows older.“Put me in a nursing home,” is one of her dictums. As a teenager, I balked a[...]

29 May

Being a friend can help prevent loneliness

Recently, one of my good friends observed her neighbor sitting quietly on a chair in her front yard. As a woman who is normally milling around her yard tending to [...]

11 Apr

3 reasons why homecare is a good option for your loved ones

Not long ago, when an older adult needed additional time to recover from surgery, the only options available were relying on the care provided by family members or spending time in a nursing home.

08 Apr

New technologies to treat breast cancer

Women handle a variety of roles. We are managers, leaders, caregivers, team players, examples, role models, sisters, aunts, grandmas and moms. Our interests vary as wide as the opportunities that s[...]

05 Apr

Real cures for tendonitis

What do tennis elbow, pitcher’s shoulder, golfer’s elbow, and jumper’s knee have in common?First, they all hurt. A lot. Many sufferers describe the pain as a dull ache, tender to [...]