HEALTHBEAT Is the doctor too old?
Here's a dilemma: The doctor is 83 years old and still seeing patients. There've been no complaints - so far - about the quality of his care, yet hospital leaders sense it's only a matter of time befo... Posted on 2/10/12 at 1:09 PM
STAFF BLOG SHOOTIN' THE WIT At least I'm not 30.
I turned 27 this week. I know. 27. Wow.
Before every elder reading this sighs and goes back to drinking their Metamucil, let me explain that I actually am starting to feel a little aged.
It hit me a... Posted on 1/12/12 at 4:00 AM
STAFF BLOG EVERYTHING ELSE BY FORUM REPORTER J. SHANE MERCER Columnist Tammy Swift humorously reflects on arm size
Forum columnist Tammy Swift writes:
"I was speeding down the highway the other day with one arm stuck out the window.
"As I reveled in the blue skies and summertime breeze blowing through my... Posted on 7/18/10 at 4:35 PM
STAFF BLOG OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! The First Grey Hair
I went for a swim at the YMCA today, and while I was fixing my hair afterward, I spied an unusually glossy hair.
Upon closer examination, I discovered the hair wasn't just unusually glossy. Nope. It w... Posted on 12/31/09 at 12:00 AM
The Region VI Council of the Governor’s Committee on Aging is hosting an educational health and wellness forum from 8:45 a.m. to noon May 16 in the Ottertail Community Room, 103 S. Fifth St., in Oakes, N.D.
WASHINGTON (AP) — TV ads show smiling seniors enjoying an "active" lifestyle on a motorized scooter, taking in the sights at the Grand Canyon, fishing on a pier and high-fiving their grandchildren at a baseball game.
Matthew Perrone, AP Health Writer
, March 28, 2013
An experiment in the age-old art of winemaking began on Wednesday as a California winery submerged four cases of Cabernet Sauvignon in Charleston Harbor to see how the ocean affects the aging of the wine.
NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of elderly and disabled New Yorkers who were hurriedly evacuated from seaside nursing homes and assisted living residences after Superstorm Sandy are still in a grim limbo two months later, sleeping on cots in temporary quarters without such comforts as private bathrooms or even regular changes of clothes.
David B. Caruso, Associated Press
, December 26, 2012
The 2012 Northern Plains Conference on Aging and Disability, “Transitions Throughout the Lifespan,” will be held Sept. 25-27 at the Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo. This annual event features experts on aging, behavioral and mental health and well-being, and disability-related issues.
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