Seniors

Easing into seasonal plans

By Mary Petersen Signal Staff Writer My two-year-old grandson and his dad planted a garden this summer. His dad built wooden boxes to house the

What causes cataracts?

When a brand new car is driven off a dealership lot, its plastic headlight lenses are clear and pristine. Over time, due to contaminants in

A Second Wind: Write for life

By Mary Petersen Signal Staff Writer This week I was fumbling through a desk drawer I hadn’t opened in years, looking for I don’t remember

How to avoid drug interactions

Hundreds of millions of people across the globe rely on medications for their survival. In fact, the percentage of people using prescription medications may surprise

Five ways to protect hearing

The saying “you don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone” is never more true than in regard to hearing. It’s easy to take hearing

Seniors need to stay engaged

Connection and a sense of community can be critical to well-being as people continue to distance and isolate. It can be challenging, especially for older

Leaving a lasting legacy

It is customary for people to take inventory of their lives as they grow older, wondering about their impact on the world and the people

Protect yourself from Medicare fraud

Restrictions implemented to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 have saved untold numbers of lives. The world has adjusted to such restrictions, and

Don’t ignore the signs of stroke

With hospitals around the country reporting a recent drop in the number of stroke cases arriving in their emergency rooms, some health experts suspect that