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

Evaluating seniors’ biggest expenses

New parents may not be able to visualize that one day their largest expenditures won’t be centralized around providing necessities for their children. Adults go

Senior travel surges

By Mary Petersen Signal Staff Writer Like so many of our friends, my husband and I have received vaccinations (both of them) and are starting