7 Questions Seniors Should Ask Their Surgeon

Weighing Risks of a Major Surgery By Judith Graham JANUARY 3, 2023  DISPONIBLE EN ESPAÑOL Larry McMahon, who turned 80 in December, is weighing whether to undergo a major surgery. Over the past five years, his back pain has intensified. Physical therapy, muscle relaxants, and injections aren’t offering relief. This story also ran on CNN. About ‘Navigating… Read more »

Choosing Between Hospice and Palliative Care

Palliative Care or Hospice? Understanding the Difference By Cassandra Hill The demands placed on a caregiver can be overwhelming. Oftentimes we are unsure of various levels of care available and their differences. Today we will talk about keeping your loved one comfortable when they are facing chronic or terminal conditions. Quality of life is important… Read more »

Rural Seniors Benefit From Pandemic-Driven Remote Fitness Boom

By Christina Saint Louis JANUARY 17, 2023 [UPDATED at 11 a.m. ET] MALMO, Minn. — Eight women, all 73 or older, paced the fellowship hall at Malmo Evangelical Free Church to a rendition of Daniel O’Donnell’s “Rivers of Babylon” as they warmed up for an hourlong fitness class. This story also ran on States Newsroom. It can… Read more »