Nurses' Articles

Death with Dignity and the Right to Ask for Life Terminating Medication or Euthanasia

Death with Dignity and the Right to Ask for Life Terminating Medication or Euthanasia

Death with dignity, also called aid-in-dying or the right to die, is a multifaceted and emotionally charged issue that advocates for hastening death with physician-assisted suicide (where the doctor prescribes fatal medication for a patient to take), or


Aging in your rent-controlled home

Aging in your rent-controlled home

Grandma was a life-long resident of the Bronx before, during, and after gentrification. She paid a few hundred dollars a month for her beautiful and spacious home, complete with building elevator. Considered an unbelievable bargain by most, this was a


Easy Vegetarian Meal Substitutions to Encourage Healthy Aging

Easy Vegetarian Meal Substitutions to Encourage Healthy Aging

Hats off to my family and extended family. At least half of us have had a dedicated stint with vegetarianism with a quarter of them (yes, notice the pronoun change) being a dedicated vegetarian for their entire life. My father-in-law is 80 and has been a


Cosmetic Surgery in Elder Years Can Improve Overall Health

Cosmetic Surgery in Elder Years Can Improve Overall Health

Let’s be honest, most of us wish we could be living well into our 80s and beyond with our 30-year-old bodies. The aches, pains, and maladies of our elder years replaced by joints full of healthy cartilage and comparatively new organs. We all can


Nonagenarians, Octogenarians, and Septuagenarians Prove Much Can Be Accomplished at Any Age

Nonagenarians, Octogenarians, and Septuagenarians Prove Much Can Be Accomplished at Any Age

Ever wonder what you’ll be doing in your golden years? Sitting by the beach reading a book, climbing a summit, shuffleboard champion of the greater Southeast Florida division? There are some very stellar examples of those who would otherwise be considered