Nancy Nall Reporting Most people — especially in auto-centric southeast Michigan — understand that different engines may need different grades of oil and gas to perform at their best. But far fewer pay the same […]
Nancy Nall Reporting Most people know about osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s, diabetes and other health hazards of aging. Sarcopenia is far less well-known — although virtually everyone over 45 has it to some degree.
Anne Osmer Reporting Sally Johnson was in a bind. Her mother was in the hospital for a bad fall that resulted in a broken hip. The hospital was ready to discharge her, and Sally was […]
Nancy Nall Reporting The eyes are not just a window to the soul. For older adults, they’re also the canary in the coal mine for other health problems. The American Geriatrics Society recommends seniors get […]
Anne Osmer Reporting Remember learning about the food pyramid when you were a kid? The USDA recently redesigned the pyramid, now called MyPyramid, and created tools to help individuals track food intake and physical activity. […]
Anne Osmer Reporting New research conducted by Wayne State University’s Institute of Gerontology verifies that one in five older adults who go to casinos display problem gambling behaviors
Anne Osmer Reporting Diabetes puts you at risk for a number of health complications, including disease of the nervous system, which can lead to impaired sensation or pain in the feet. According to the American […]
Anne Osmer Reporting Arthritis can be a barrier for those seeking to manage diabetes through physical activity, according to a recent Centers for Disease Control study. More than half of adults with diagnosed diabetes also […]
Anne Osmer Reporting I don’t have the time. I can’t afford the gym fees. I don’t enjoy exercise. It’s too darn hard. If you’re among the ranks of people who find organized sports too, […]
Anne Osmer Reporting Reporting Get the most out of your doctors’ visits! A little preparation can help you maximize your return on the (often short) time you’re face to face with a physician.