Attack on America & The Chronically Ill
How to Avoid Taking Another
Pill -- By Lisa Copen
depression and financial struggles are daily parts of everyday life; but when national devastating
events occur it can exasperate painful chronic conditions.
Mid-life Crisis -- A poem by Penne J. Laubenthal, PhD.
Pretend you are too young to relate.
Ever Had Trouble Understanding Your Doctor? --
Do not be afraid to ask for help.
How Drug Companies Deceive Doctors --
By Shane Ellison, M.Sc.
Following doctor's orders has become synonymous with danger. Every year, FDA approved drugs kill twice as many people as the total number of U.S. deaths from the Vietnam War.
Protected or Neglected? -- A Preventable Disease "Report Card" on Older Adults Shows Few
Passing Grades. Children get much better grades than adults over 65 for
immunization against vaccine-preventable diseases.
PTSD And Older Veterans -- The phrase, "war is hell," only begins to describe how terrifying war is for military personnel.
Exercise Helps Keep Your Psyche Fit -- Research shows exercise to be a viable, cost-effective treatment for depression and may help in the
treatment of other mental disorders.
Walking Kirby To Class: A True Story --
By Thom Rutledge.
There were times when it felt like I was the one facing death, and in a way I was...
AARP Webplace -- AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan
membership organization for
people 50 and over.
Home Care and Hospice State Associations
-- NAHC Members.
-- Resources for care providers, patients and families.
Homepages -- Includes a US and International branch search and
If You're Over 65 and Feeling Depressed -- Depression is not a normal part of aging. From the National Institute of Mental Health, NIHM.
International Longevity Center -- USA, be sure to check out their quiz page, to see how gracefully you're aging.
Older Adults: Depression and Suicide -- From the National Institute of Mental Health, NIHM.
Rest Ministries, Inc.
-- Serving people who live with chronic illness or pain.
Senior's Guide to Health and Fitness
of Sleep Disorders of Older People
Woman of a Certain Age -- Humor from the mid-life point of view. The e-zine for feisty women over 40 and the people who love them.
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