Visit to Greece: A Fabulous Wine and Food Tour in Santorini

Are you ready to hear about my culinary explorations and libations in Santorini? It was mid-week in Santorini, and daughter A and I were looking forward...

Benefits of Strength Training As You Age

WEDNESDAY, April 19, 2017 (HealthDay News)—Older people are at higher risk for fall-related injuries because bone density and muscle mass diminish over time....

Women More Likely to Remember Plus-Size Models

TUESDAY, June 13, 2017 (HealthDay News)—If you're advertising to women, think beyond skinny minnies, a new study suggests. Young women are more likely to...

How to Communicate With Your Health Care Provider

Communication is a skill that's vital—not just in our relationships, but in just about everything we do. By the time we're in this so-called midlife, we hope...

Fun Things to Do in Clearwater Beach

During our trip to Clearwater Beach, Florida, last month, my boyfriend L and I had a chance to explore the area for five glorious days courtesy...

You May Be Getting Older, but You Can Still Have Fun!

Post sponsored by Warner Bros.Since turning 50, my philosophy has been that while I may be getting older, I can still have fun. That's why when...

Is Your Bowel Irritable?

  People with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) use the words "drastic," "unpredictable" and "life-altering" to describe their often painful, disabling and depressing condition. Physical symptoms of IBS include cramping,...

Women and Alzheimer's Disease: The Facts Behind the Headlines

By Michelle M. Mielke, PhD, Mayo Clinic, SWHR Interdisciplinary Network on Alzheimer's Disease MemberIn the last few years, several reports have placed women at...

The ‘SuperAgers’ Mental Secret

TUESDAY, April 4, 2017 (HealthDay News)—At 89, Donald Tenbrunsel is a bit of a phenomenon. He surfs the internet with ease, happily converses on a broad range...

Are There Advantages to Being a Woman Over 50?

I was asked this question by journalist Jackie Pilossoph, who writes the weekly "Love Essentially" column in the Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press, a suburban paper in...