A SECOND WIND A Hopeful Spring

By Mary Petersen Signal Staff Writer It’s Spring! When nature revives after the cold winter months. Trees blossom, daffodils shoot up to surprise us and

‘Life Is Brutiful’

By Mary Petersen Signal Staff Writer My friend’s husband is in the hospital. He has had various tests, procedures and biopsies for the last few

When weight loss may be worrisome

Dieting is a way of life for many people. The Boston Medical Center says an estimated 45 million Americans go on a diet each year,

Healthy eating options for seniors

“Let food be thy medicine” is a quote attributed to Hippocrates, the ancient scholar considered to be the father of modern medicine. The saying relates

Life lessons from Aunt Elaine

By Mary Petersen My husband’s Aunt Elaine is turning 95 this month. Forty-nine years ago when he moved to California, he stayed with Aunt Elaine’s

Spotting the Signs: Alzheimer’s Disease

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, nearly 5.8 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease. By 2050, that number is expected to rise to 14

Navigating Your Health Over 65

(Family Features) Taking care of your health, especially over age 65, requires an understanding of your personal needs. Proper medical care isn’t one-size-fits-all, so finding