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Grandparents Q and A for the Nosey Nellie

Grandparents Q and A for the Nosey Nellie

Is Grandpa starting to resemble a troll with his hairy ears? Do Grandma's moles seem to sprout a garden of their own? It is no secret that as we age our hormones fluctuate. Testosterone is a particularly fickle fellow that will have men lose hair on their head


Help Grandpa Fill His Grocery Cart with Better Choices

Help Grandpa Fill His Grocery Cart with Better Choices

He wants deli meat for sandwiches; we buy rotisserie chicken instead: less preservatives, less sodium. Hypertension is a concern, no need for added sodium. I also trade out his potato chips for the low salt version. He wants fish sticks; we buy wild, fresh


What Will Happen to Me When I Get Old?

What Will Happen to Me When I Get Old?

Yes, we know that aging is the process of growing old. But what is it? At the biological level, aging is the byproduct of damage to our bodies over time. Physiologically, aging results from damage to the fiber of our being: molecular damage and cell damage,


Senior Meal Options That Don

Senior Meal Options That Don't Require the Use of the Stove or Oven

If the probability of your elderly loved one safely navigating cooking is panic inducing yet the thought of your senior dining out daily makes your wallet cry and your purse strings seize up, don't distress! There are a variety of viable alternatives to source


Aging Across the Globe and at Home

Aging Across the Globe and at Home

Ever look around and, in amazement, realize that kids are getting younger? It's not just a trick of perception: they are getting younger and you're getting older! In fact, the world is getting older and it's not just due to shifting perspectives. Between 2015