Donnie Boy is now on a new medical journey, thanks to his grandparents, aunts, uncles, great aunts and great uncles


July 9, 2024 at 7:49 a.m.


Long-Term Care Benefits for Veterans and Surviving Spouses

The Veterans Administration does indeed have an underutilized benefit that can help wartime veterans and their surviving spouses

Medical Minutes

New machine for back surgery; walking away from cancer; a new way to cut down on cocktails

Dreading a Colonoscopy? There Are Alternatives

Most people dread the laxative prep and sedation, not to mention the procedure itself.

12 Ways to Plan a Wellness Cruise

How to experience a cruise that cultivates health and wellness instead of overindulgence

Improving Your Life with a Wide Range of Programs You May Not Know About

Many older adults may be missing out on a wide range of programs and services

Gut Health as We Age

“There are a lot of myths about what happens with the gut and aging”

Taking a Proactive Approach to Memory Loss

The 5-Cog assessment is a picture-based memory-impairment screening test

How to Find Reliable Health Information Online

With so much information out there I’m not sure what I can trust

Mentally and Physically, Trees Make a Difference to Health

During my dad's recent hospital stay, I witnessed the healing power of trees

How to Find Affordable Internet Services?

"I was recently notified that the Affordable Connectivity Program, which subsidizes my monthly internet bill, is about to end

Music Therapy for Treating Dementia and Stroke Complications

Researchers have found that music therapy can help with dementia, Parkinson’s Disease, and traumatic brain injuries


Augmented Intelligence for Treating Heart Disease and a Host of Illnesses

By using the model, doctors will be better equipped to personalize care to individual heart failure patients, helping them live longer, healthier lives

Financial and Legal Resources for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

I’m raising two of my grandchildren and could use some help

What You Can Do If You Have a Social Security or SSI Overpayment

If you receive an overpayment notice, it will explain why you’ve been overpaid, the overpayment amount, your repayment options, and your appeal and waiver rights