Thursday, September 16, 2021

Older Americans are hooked on vitamins despite scarce evidence they work

When she was a young physician, Dr. Martha Gulati noticed that many of her mentors were prescribing vitamins E and folic acid to patients. Preliminary...

How a mom faces Mother’s Day after losing a child

There is one particular occasion when I do feel the most joy, Mother’s Day; the one day when being a mom is celebrated on...

Strategies for coping with loss on Mother’s Day

Even though my beautiful mom passed away over 25 years ago, I have never quite been the same. I came to realize that those...

Broken heart syndrome really exists

Sadly, the older we get, the more loved ones we lose. When someone loses a child, spouse, parent, a person who was very close...

Just have the party!

Iadmit, I’m a recovering party over-planner. As a former chef, I further admit there’s nothing like the pomp of a beautiful meal peppered with...

Mornings with my Alzheimer’s-stricken mom

"Ernie let's me watch TV!"  I have made it a policy that when I’m caregiving Mommy (Patricia Hill), there is “No television until after...

COPD now afflicts more women than men

Joan Cousins was among a generation of young women who heard — and bought into the idea — that puffing on a cigarette was...

Road tripping in a 2018 Toyota Camry and C-HR

I’m a SUPER car aficionado and a man who loves a good baseball game. So when I was given the opportunity by Toyota to...

We love poetry…Women Are by Inaya Edwards

Women Are… Women are the rainbows behind mist and clouds We are mythical creatures Intelligent and empowering Amazing and confusing Beautiful in so many ways Queens with an empire full of...

Spring clean your smartphone

Just like there are hoarders in homes, you have smartphone data hoarders. I know I’m guilty of e-hoarding when it comes to my emails,...

Grown folks biz: Meet power couple realtors Joanne English Rollieson and Ron Rollieson

When you think of power couples, who pops into your head--Michelle and Barack, Will and Jada, Beyonce and Jay-Z? These couples are captivating, confident,...

Do you have hoarding disorder?

As we age, we tend to obtain more and more material things. Some of us can discard items that no longer serve a purpose...

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