Month: October 2015

The aging brain

In our 20s and 30s, our brains begin to change in ways that affect how we store memories. We become more forgetful. If you're in your 40s and 50s, you might worry that forgetfulness is an early sign of Alzheimer's disease. But, not all forgetfulness is serious. . . . READ THE REST

Preventing skin cancer while caring for aging skin

OldHands When it comes to our skin, many of us are more concerned with wrinkles, sun spots (also called liver spots), and other signs of aging than skin cancer. But skin cancer is a serious concern. It is the most common form of cancer in the United States. . . . READ THE REST

Caregiving: Accepting help for you and your loved one

at-home-care If you are a caregiver to a loved one, you know first hand that the job isn't easy. While it can be very fulfilling, it can also be draining and daunting. . . . READ THE REST