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Support Vs. Control Sep. 23, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: My daughter has struggled with her weight for her entire life. Now she seems to have given up, an... Read More

Seniors and Alcohol Abuse Sep. 20, 2019

Positive Aging

A study in the JAMA Psychiatry journal revealed a surprising health risk among older Americans. Rese... Read More

Can Senior Citizens Get Social Security Disability Insurance? Sep. 18, 2019

Social Security and You

Maybe it's the sign of the times, but I've been getting a lot of emails recently from senior citizen... Read More

Food Insecurity Sep. 16, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: Due to my arthritis, I've been having a harder and harder time getting around. I finally started ... Read More

Legacy Plan Sep. 13, 2019

Positive Aging

As many of you know, my much-loved husband, Tony, died just a few months ago. Since there are almost... Read More

Sleep Time Sep. 09, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: In the last few years, I've found my sleeping patterns to be majorly disrupted. I spend more time... Read More

The Art of Aging: Part 2 Sep. 06, 2019

Positive Aging

Poet Robert Browning once wrote, "Grow old along with me!/ The best is yet to be." Today, I'd like t... Read More

Outside Perspective Sep. 02, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: Our granddaughter has been dating a man for two years, and we just got an announcement that they'... Read More

The Art of Aging: Part 1 Aug. 30, 2019

Positive Aging

For four decades, I was lucky enough to be a professional book critic. Sometimes my reviews would ap... Read More

Lawyer Search Aug. 26, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: Help! My old lawyer retired, and now I don't know how to find someone to handle my legal affairs.... Read More

Flip-Flops After 50 Aug. 23, 2019

Positive Aging

Most of us can fondly remember what it felt like to turn 50. And now that we've celebrated and survi... Read More

Plane Food Aug. 19, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: I haven't traveled in a long time, but I'm planning on attending my great-niece's wedding in Dece... Read More

Protecting Your Heart or Hiding From Potential Relationship Aug. 16, 2019

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: Several years ago, after my late husband passed away, I reconnected with an old friend w... Read More

International Retirement: Part 2 Aug. 16, 2019

Positive Aging

Last week, I introduced "Positive Aging" readers to the International Living Magazine's Annual Globa... Read More

Bloody Nose Aug. 12, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: I have been having nosebleeds most nights for the last month or so. Thinking it might be a sign o... Read More

International Retirement: Part 1 Aug. 09, 2019

Positive Aging

Last weekend, I was spending time with a younger friend who had never seen the movie "The Best Exoti... Read More

Medicare Fraud Aug. 05, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: This year, I've been surrounded by requests for my DNA to do genetic testing for Medicare. I rece... Read More

Remembering Betty Aug. 03, 2019

Diane Dimond

The marvelous Betty Winstanley died recently, just shy of her 98th birthday in Lancaster County, Pen... Read More

90-Year-Old Newlyweds Aug. 02, 2019

Positive Aging

Here's a story to help you feel young at heart no matter how old you happen to be. While paging thro... Read More

Elder Orphans Jul. 29, 2019

Dear Doug

Q: I was once married to a lovely woman. Unfortunately, we found over time that we just weren't comp... Read More