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

Tips for seniors to travel safely

One of the perks of getting older is having more time to devote to recreation and traveling.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are

Humor and healthy aging

By Mary Petersen Signal Staff Writer I received my second Covid vaccine a week ago. It’s hard to imagine that a full year has passed

Living with low vision

Visual impairment affects people of all ages and all walks of life. The American Foundation for the Blind defines visual impairment, often referred to as

Managing high cholesterol

High cholesterol is one of the major controllable risk factors for coronary heart disease, heart attack and stroke, but typically shows no symptoms. Understanding the

Graying with grace

For some people, gray hair comes with age. And, men and women have spent much time, money and energy covering their gray heads of hair

Can isolation lead to solitude

By Mary Petersen Signal Staff Writer Like so many other people, I didn’t see my family this Christmas. My daughters each cooked their own Christmas

Dementia-related psychosis

Approximately 2.4 million people or 30% of people living with dementia in the U.S. may experience hallucinations and delusions associated with dementia-related psychosis. These symptoms

Volunteers make a difference

By Mary Petersen Signal Staff Writer I stayed a few days with my friend Joan who had a hip replacement last month. It was a