Author: Kathleen Doheny

Thursday, May 12, 2022

COVID Booster, Round Two?

If you are 50 plus, it’s likely you are eligible for a second COVID vaccine booster. Here’s what else to know.

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Buenas noticias sobre la salud y el estado físico de las personas mayores

¿En un estado de ánimo “Uf, soy viejo”? Aquí hay buenas noticias edificantes sobre la salud y el estado físico de las personas mayores.

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Good News about Senior Health and Fitness

In an “Ugh, I’m Old” mood? Here’s uplifting, good news about senior health and fitness.

Monday, April 25, 2022

Get Social–and Garden!

Is spring putting you in a gardening mood? There’s good news about how to get social in the garden-even if you don’t have one!

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Medical Marijuana: an Update

Some consider Wednesday, 4/20, “Weed Day,” – an annual celebration of recreational marijuana – but some seniors use it for medical benefits. Get the facts here.

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Good News About Type 2 Diabetes

There’s some good news for Type 2 diabetes patients. Get the details here.

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Fasting, Diets and Nutrition

A new diet trend may not be the best choice for weight-conscious older adults. Want to know more about nutrition? Stay tuned!

Monday, February 28, 2022

Get Social – and Get Support

Joining a support group for medical conditions or caregiving can be a source of mental – and social – strength.

Thursday, February 24, 2022

¿Usted cree?

Menciona “salud del corazón” y lo más probable es que todo el mundo sabe que debemos hacer, pero un estudio añade un giro interesante.

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Do You Believe?

Mention ”heart health” and chances are great we all know what to do, but one study adds an interesting twist.

Monday, January 24, 2022

Get Social….and Get Hired

Looking for work doesn’t necessarily mean flying solo, even for seniors. Find encouragement and tips here.

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Six Smart Moves for a Healthier 2022

Senior Planet asks experts for six smart changes for a healthier 2022. Some of them will surprise you!

Monday, December 27, 2021

Get Social – and Volunteer

Volunteering is good for your community – and for you! Read one Senior Planet volunteer’s story, and learn about volunteering’s physical, social and emotional benefits.

Thursday, December 23, 2021

Healthy Holiday Parties

How to host a holiday party that keeps everyone as healthy as possible—not just from COVID but from flu.

Monday, November 22, 2021

Get Social – While You Sweat

The social value of group exercise – even online – is huge, especially among older adults.