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Keeping romance alive and kicking at any age

“Romance is the glamor which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze,” said Carolyn Gold Heilbrun. While it takes a little extra effort, romance can make for a healthier, happier and more fulfilling relationship. Every couple’s love goes through phases, and many couples find romance starts to fade as they grow older. […]

Seniors and dental care: it’s something worth smiling about

Typically, we make sure our family has regular checkups but is your older loved one following the same schedule? Experts are guessing the answer is probably not. According to the Center for Disease Control, a little over half (60 percent) of today’s senior adults visited a dentist in 2013 despite the fact that one in […]

25 Family history questions to ask Grandpa before it’s too late

When a loved one passes away, it’s not just their presence you miss. Along with their smile, their kindness, generosity and voice, the individual stories and memories that make up that individual are lost as well. With all the ways that currently exist to ask questions and record and preserve memories, don’t wait until it’s […]

5 reasons walking every day will change your life

What makes you feel good, look good, and only requires a pair of tennis shoes? Walking. We know exercise is important for a healthy lifestyle, but finding motivation to get active before or after a long day can be tough. This is why walking is a great option. It may be a less intense form […]

3 things you should know about diabetes

Did you know at this very moment you could have diabetes? In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control, out of the 29 million Americans with diabetes, 1 in 4 don’t know they have the disease. But as thousands of new cases of diabetes are diagnosed each year, the prognosis is grim. A newly […]

Things Patients Should Never Do

When help is needed, who do you call? Your mom? Maybe you pose your question in a Facebook post or tweet? In this fast-paced, ever-changing world, it’s nice to know there are people you can rely on when you need help and guidance. “A family medicine doctor is one who does a little bit of […]

Sleep Apnea: When it’s more than just sawing logs

Vivian hadn’t slept in the same bed with her husband of 40 years for well over one year. His snoring carried a velocity that could shake the neighbor’s dishes, so she made a place for herself in the downstairs spare bedroom. Her husband’s snoring was nothing new, but when he started complaining about severe headaches […]