Topic: Health & Wellness (September 2012)

Five Myths About Aging

Published on 4 September 2012 in Health & Wellness

Common mispercptions can stand in the way of making the best choices as we grow older.

Protect Yourself and Senior Loved Ones from Medical ID Theft

Published on 4 September 2012 in Health & Wellness

This crime costs consumers and our healthcare system billions each year--and it could endanger your health.

Great Online Resources from the National Council on Aging

Published on 4 September 2012 in Health & Wellness

Helpful information about this year's flu season, reverse mortgages and the upcoming election.

West Nile Virus Update

Published on 4 September 2012 in Health & Wellness

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tells us that the 2012 outbreak of West Nile virus may be the largest since the disease entered the U.S., and that seniors should take precautions to avoid infection.

Aging and Caregiving in the News

Published on 4 September 2012 in Health & Wellness

Driving safety for older adults, the health value of humor, and a look at the "five second rule."