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Health watch: Superbug infections putting more at risk

Health watch: Superbug infections putting more at risk

If you’ve ever felt sick or battled a bug, you may have asked your doctor for an antibiotic. Ever since the advent of these wonder drugs, these medications have one…

Science fiction is now science fact: There’s hope for aging eyes with macular degeneration

Science fiction is now science fact: There’s hope for aging eyes with macular degeneration

Imagine what it’s like to slowly lose your vision over time – until one day you no longer can read, see the faces of loved ones or participate in your…

Giving back to family caregivers: Tips to help those who sacrifice for others

Giving back to family caregivers: Tips to help those who sacrifice for others

No one knows exactly what life will bring, but we all know that there will be joys and there will be challenges. Sometimes, life gives you a combination – as millions…

Simple ways older drivers can save money on auto insurance

Simple ways older drivers can save money on auto insurance

Are your auto insurance premiums too high? Maybe they are, but not for reasons you might think. Insurance companies aren’t charging you higher premiums because you’re in an over-50 age…

Simple steps to a healthier heart

Simple steps to a healthier heart

For millions of Americans, the battle against heart disease and other cardiovascular conditions goes on year round. About 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States each year,…

Listen up: For better hearing, work with an audiologist

Listen up: For better hearing, work with an audiologist

When it comes to startling health statistics, here are several you may not have heard: 36 million American have a hearing loss, yet only one out of every four people…

Smart, stylish renovations for any age

Smart, stylish renovations for any age

Most Americans over 50 want to stay in their home as they age, but few are making the renovations they need to ensure easy and comfortable living for years to…

Tips for baby boomers seeking divorce

Tips for baby boomers seeking divorce

(BPT) – Baby boomer couples that have been married 25 years or more are divorcing at record rates, according to a recent study by the National Center for Family and…

Facing surgery? How you can help ensure the best outcome

Facing surgery? How you can help ensure the best outcome

(BPT) – When you’re facing surgery, it’s normal to feel anxious. Many people find it daunting to completely surrender their well-being to others. Common fears range from concerns about undergoing…

Outdoor survival tips: the medicine cabinet edition

Outdoor survival tips: the medicine cabinet edition

(BPT) – You can’t avoid it: Outdoor activities mean bites, bumps, burns and bruises. Make sure you’re ready by stocking up on these medicine-cabinet basics: Over-the-counter pain relievers Doing activities…