Category Archives: Senior Health

 Growing Old…A Privilege

I have been sitting here pondering what to do this new day given to me…and such a sunny day! as I age, I am thankful for each new decade I get to experience. Used to dread the thought, as most of us do, of getting older, but after many health experiences past 5 years, I’m […]

 The Shoe Clinic

I like so many of us have for some years suffered from leg and foot pains. My wife recently had an Ankle replacement and was having a dufficult time getting mobile again. Out of the blue her sister said – why dont you go to a shoe clinic? Well, I had never even heard of […]

 Age

How does age creep up on us , my old man at 77 ,  thinks im a partial genius because i can use the sky remote , my daughter however cant understand why i struggle with the laptop .i seemingly went from being a regular relatively fit  5 a side player to waking up with […]

 ACTION Plan for a COUCH Potato

I have never been an athletic type. I lack coordination for many sports like tennis, volleyball, or baseball. I liked to play them but never was very good. I was picked last for any team. The older I got, the harder it gets to keep on moving. Any kind of moving that gets you off […]

 Rein Yourself In, Or Let the Chips Fall

What do you do; have a healthy diet, exercise, or spending habits; or Do you LET THE CHIPS FALL and devil take the hindmost. What do you do and how is it working for you?  I constantly vacillated from one to the other with a lot of anxiety about a few extra pounds, some lack of muscle […]

 Alternative Medicine or Curing Myself

I just recently made a decision to “Cure Myself” by turning to Alternative Medicine as the term is used in the USA. Alternative medicine is anything that is not used by the doctors, or not done the way the doctors do it. Here in the USA, doctors are good at SURGERY and Diseases that need […]

 Numbness in Both Legs

I am sure that there will many Chatters familiar with this problem – were you able to overcome it? or at least improve things. I have recently turned 88 and for the last few months have experienced numbness in both legs and feet and for the first time in my life I am not able […]

 Happy Thoughts of Old Age

I wrote a blog about the problems of aging because I believe we can share and learn and face them together, but then I thought that is not the whole picture. I am as happy as I have ever been so it isn’t all bad. I had an incredible year last year and I upsized […]

 Seniors and Big Problems

What are the big problems of seniors? Health and money and mortality issues are common to us all. I recently was diagnosed with a life threatening illness and I had to face a new level of vulnerability. I may go on for years and years and I may not. So, same is true for all […]