Rediscovering Happiness Seniors can feel isolated and lonely, especially after losing someone. Here are some ideas for how to cope with loss, improve your emotional well-being and forge new friendships and even romance — just in time for Valentine’s Day. Issue: February 2008 Category: Special Sections Author: Kim Stredney
A Cancer Revolution From weekly tea parties after chemotherapy to more aggressive and tailored treaments, the emerging field of geriatric oncology is changing the way doctors fight cancer in elderly patients.
Issue: August 2007 Issue Category: Special Sections Author: Christopher Johnston
After menopause, women still need gynecological care, doctors say. Annual exams, either by a gynecologist or a family doctor, are key to avoiding and treating many health problems common in older women.
Issue: August 2006 Issue Category: Special Sections
If your elderly relative becomes agitated or confused in the evenings, but seems just fine in the morning, he or she may be 'sundowning.' Filling their environment with reassuring experiences may help more than medication.
Issue: August 2005 Issue Category: Special Sections Author: Jeannie Roberts