Author: Kathleen Doheny

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Love Your Heart on Valentine’s Day

Are you getting the right tests for heart health? Looking for online fitness classes and info? Find answers here!

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Let’s Get Physical – Therapy

Physical therapy is often thought about only as a way to recover after surgery or an injury – but it does much more than that.

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Conquering the Winter “Miseries”

What can you do to make “winter miseries” stop faster? And how can you reduce the risk of a repeat?

Thursday, December 22, 2022

How Well Do You Know Your Meds?

Bandages have an expiration date, don’t always keep prescriptions in the medicine cabinet, and other little known facts about meds.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

A New Look at an Ancient Health Tool

If the last time you thought about meditation was when the Beatles made the White Album  – you’re in for a surprise.

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Caregiving for Caregivers

Caregiving is difficult, but caregivers can learn tips to ease burnout – and comment on a National Strategy to Support Caregivers.

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Alzheimer’s Update: Reason for Hope?

The statistics are sobering and scary – but is there reason for hope about Alzheimer’s?

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Telemedicine: It’s Here To Stay

Healthcare experts say telemedicine is here to stay—and should be. Learn how to get the most out of your virtual visits to doctors.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Have You Heard? OTC Hearing Aids

As soon as mid-October, a new category of hearing aids will be available without prescription. Get the details here!

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Insider Tips on Healthy Aging

Happy September, and Happy Healthy Aging Month! Learn some insider tips on healthy aging, revealed by the Senior Planet Sponsored Athletes.

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Heatwaves and Senior Health

Heatwaves hit older people harder, with results that could mean hospitalization or even death. Get the facts here and stay safe!

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Monkeypox: What We Know Right Now

In late July, the World Health Organization declared monkeypox a public health emergency of global concern. Here’s what we know now.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

El sol de verano y la piel de las personas mayores

El cuidado de la piel de las personas mayores es especialmente importante cuando el sol pega fuerte en verano. Aquí hay algunos consejos sobre cómo conocer mejor la piel de las personas mayores.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Summer Sun and Senior Skin

Senior skincare is especially important when the sun beats down in summer.. Here are some tips on how to be senior skin savvy.

Thursday, July 21, 2022

How To Be Your Own Healthcare Advocate

Seniors who experience unsatisfactory treatment in healthcare don’t have to suffer – they can become their own healthcare advocates.