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CAN YOU REALLY REVERSE DIABETES?

Recent research gives some surprising insights into the disease
Most health care professionals will tell you that type 2 diabetes is a chronic, progressive and incurable disease (it’s the seventh leading cause of death in the United States).

TIME TO END FORCED RETIREMENT?

Aging experts say we need to rethink forcing people out due to their age
A few weeks ago I was at a dinner for the kick-off to a three-day program in New York City I attended called Age Boom Academy, whose theme was Global Aging: Danger Ahead? Our dinner speaker was John Beard, director of the World Health Organization (an arm of the United Nations) Department of Ageing and Life Course, and the question he posed to all of us was: “What is old?” It made for some lively conversation.

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4 Ways to Ensure Your Work Skills Are Up-to-Date

One of the biggest stumbling blocks for job seekers over 50 is having the right skills to meet a prospective employer’s needs. Last summer, I testified at a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing about older workers (I wrote about it for Next Avenue) and offered a recommendation to help these applicants: let’s get additional…

The Dangerous Side Effects of Acid Reflux Drugs

When Alison Huck of Shrewsbury, Mass., had a persistent cough in 1999, she thought she had pneumonia. She was actually diagnosed with reflux (sometimes called gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD) and given a prescription for omeprazole 20 mg, twice a day, which the 50-year-old has taken religiously ever since. Omeprazole is more commonly know as…

Time to End Forced Retirement?

A few weeks ago I was at a dinner for the kick-off to a three-day program in New York City I attended called Age Boom Academy, whose theme was Global Aging: Danger Ahead? Our dinner speaker was John Beard, director of the World Health Organization (an arm of the United Nations) Department of Ageing and…

When You Need Help Caring for Mom or Dad

When I was 17, the matriarch of my family, my grandmother, suffered her fifth stroke. Afterward, her mind was still sharp, but physically she was never the same. She needed care 24 hours a day. In the summers and on holidays, we would drive to Kentucky from our home in Florida to spend time with family …

Why We Missed the Signs of My Mom’s Lewy Body Dementia

I never imagined my mother would have anything in common with actor and comedian Robin Williams. But when his widow revealed that he suffered from Lewy body dementia, she said, “Lewy body dementia killed Robin. It took his life.” She linked this often-misdiagnosed and incurable form of dementia to his suicide, saying that he had…

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