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Sleep

Please enjoy this special guest blog from Dr. Rebecca Robbins, a post-doctoral research fellow at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. She is the Co-Author of Sleep for Success! Everything You Must Know About Sleep but Are too Tired to Ask...

Five Ways to Keep Your Feet Healthy For Better Mobility

Our feet are easy to overlook, but there are tangible rewards to giving this vital body part some extra attention.  The following information is from Harvard Medical School.   Feet are easy to neglect – but it pays dividends when you take care of them. As...

Managing Medications

Please enjoy this special guest blog from Peter F. Eder, a founding board member of At Home In Darien and an active volunteer. An important aspect of our personal health care is the use of prescription drugs, vitamins, nutrients and herbal supplements. On average,...

Ageism

  This month, I share an article that caught my eye, “Effects of Ageism on Older Adults”, written by Jayne Stewart.  I hope you find it interesting.   The term “ageism” has been around since Robert N. Butler, M.D. coined the phrase in 1969. Exactly what is...

VOLUNTEERING AS A SENIOR

Excerpted with permission from Aginginplace.org which is a resource hub about the specific aspects of aging in place. Their unbiased, informative guides help seniors and their loved ones make informed decisions about their homes, finances, health, activities of daily...