Category: Health

Insurance, Medicare, discussing with your physician, talking with friends, issues

Progressively Falling Apart

Are we progressively falling apart, or less dramatically, is the more significant question “what really is aging?”  In the last year I have had three surgeries that required anesthesia. Friends of mine have had breast cancer, melanoma, falling incidents, accidents, and broken bones. Harrumph…is this what getting older is all about? Progressive frailty is a reality…

Lullaby Time: Little Man You’ve Had A Busy Day

Nearly every newsletter on health, national newspapers columns on skin beauty, and talking TV heads emphatically stress the benefits of sleep. The 2013 International Bedroom Poll – National Sleep Foundation, is the first international sleep habits poll, http://sleepfoundation.org/sleep-polls-data/other-polls/2013-international-bedroom-poll , and it noted cultural differences among six countries, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Germany,…

Beautiful and Peaceful Evening

Calming and serene, isn’t it?  Mother Nature can provide solace, pleasure for the eyes, and peace to the soul.  After a month of traveling and surgery and tourists, this unexpected view tonight brought peace and yet, motivation.  What is most amazing is that looking out on the marsh shows life is ever-changing, like a child’s…

Medical Appointments

One of the increasing and time consuming responsibilities as the aging process continues is the need for medical care, both preventive and intervention for acute care issues.  This morning, we are off for the annual eye check up.  Now, I have had extreme dry eye my adult life which was exacerbated by cataract surgery.  I…