Month: November 2015

An Army Vet Talks About Living with Parkinson’s Disease

Rob Cunningham, 66, of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, has been managing Parkinson's disease for more than 24 years. When first diagnosed with early-onset Parkinson's, he was the father of three young children: ages 4 months, 2 years, and 5 years. A Vietnam-era Army veteran, Cunningham owned and operated a number of restaurants in Tallahassee, Florida. Parkinson's forced him to retire from those very active endeavors. . . . READ THE REST

Five Things a Woman Should Know When Planning for a Healthy Retirement

With age comes wisdom and there are certainly things you should know about your health and health care options as you plan for your retirement. . . . READ THE REST

Thoughts on this Veterans Day…

The war was finally over. At long last, Mary and her husband felt comfortable enough to go out for the evening. Many had fallen. They rode together and chatted as they enjoyed some of their first few moments away from the hell of the previous years. They were able to laugh. . . . READ THE REST

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, even the ability to carry out the simplest tasks of daily living. It is the most common form of dementia in older people, with symptoms typically first appearing in people age 65 and older. . . . READ THE REST