A diet you probably haven’t heard of yet is the Wahl’s Protocol. Similar to Paleo, the Wahl’s Protocol is a diet and lifestyle developed by Dr. Terry Wahls, M.D. Her website, book and Facebook page are full of testimonials from people who’ve found the Wahls Protocol life-changing. A doctor friend suggested I try it, too. This post will give an overview and tell you about my experience with the Wahls Protocol.[Read more…] about My experience with the Wahls Protocol diet
Here’s a special treat! Related to my past two posts about family caregiving and deciding whether to relocate when you retire, we have an essay my friend wrote when facing these two issues. Her story captures the humor as well as frustration and general craziness you confront in midlife.[Read more…] about Finding humor amid stress – a personal essay
As you plan your retirement, you might be thinking about whether you should move. For years your job, kids’ schools
When you face different choices for where you’ll live in retirement, how do you decide?[Read more…] about Retire and relocate?
The most prevalent caregiver type across the globe is the family caregiver. Even in cultures lacking a tradition where children are obligated to care for their parents, family caregivers abound. As former First Lady Rosalyn Carter said:
[Read more…] about Are you a family caregiver?
There are four kinds of people in the world: Those who have been caregivers; those who currently are caregivers; those who will be caregivers; and those who will need caregivers.
One in two women will break a bone due to osteoporosis. For women, the risk of having osteoporosis is greater than their risk for heart attack, stroke and breast cancer combined.
Globally, an osteoporotic fracture occurs every three seconds.
Here’s what you need to know about osteoporosis.[Read more…] about Osteoporosis: what you need to know
As you pour another cup of coffee and look out at a grey sky and drizzling rain, feeling cheerful can be a struggle. Six percent of the US population has a diagnosed Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). And another 14% says they experience SAD symptoms. But I’m betting the number of us who get the “winter blues” is actually much higher. Plus, there may be a link between SAD and menopause.[Read more…] about Seasonal affective disorder and menopause