Pain should never be considered a “normal” part of the aging process

Pain should never be considered a “normal” part of the aging process.  It is a symptom, and can be a sign of a serious problem and should never be left untreated or under-treated.  In both cases, the pain can lead to depression, … [Read more...]

Profanity, Yoga, and Robots: Fighting Pain

3 Surprising Pain Remedies:"Profanity, Yoga, and Robots" That felt better.  No, I'm not kidding. #3 Profanity:"Scientists from Keele University found that letting . . . foul language can have a powerful painkilling effect, … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Steps to Monitor Medications

Pills, pills, and more pills. Senior citizens take an average of 6 to 8 prescription medications, herbal supplements, and over-the-counter drugs per day. For some people, it can be an overwhelming responsibility to manage. To … [Read more...]

Changes occur in way older bodies handle pharmaceuticals

At 83 years old, Martha still lived in her own home, and enjoyed working in her garden and canning peaches. It was becoming harder to motivate herself, to get up in the mornings and achieve the day's tasks. She disclosed to her … [Read more...]