Do you lay awake at night wondering if you'll have enough money to pay the bills, let alone retire?
Varicose veins can cause big, unsightly ropes down your legs, but the problem can be more than just a cosmetic one. The veins can cause persistent pain, tiredness, cramping and restless legs.
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen.-elect Joe Donnelly learned Wednesday he'll be a member of the Armed Forces, Agriculture and Aging committees when the U.S. Senate convenes next month.
Getting old is definitely getting old.
For once I'm part of a growing trend, and I'm not talking about people who think synchronized diving should not be an Olympic sport.
He has lived many, many Sundays.
MUNSTER | Join Community Hospital Social Services and Hartsfield Village for a discussion on "Memory Loss: What's Normal and What's Not," at 6 p.m. todday in the Community Hospital Cafeteria Conference Rooms, 901 MacArthur Blvd.
The Rev. Jennifer speaks to a group of about 40 women on spiritual awakening April 19 during the spirit segment of Aging Gracefully and Creating Vibrant Health workshops at First Congressional Church in Peru, Ill. The three-part workshop focused on a mind, body and spirit approach to wellnes…
Roxanne Cherpeske, left, of Oglesby, Ill., and Marzita Setchell, of La Salle, Ill., work on their flower pounding projects April 19 during the fun segment of the first part of the Aging Gracefully and Creating Vibrant Health workshops at First Congressional Church in Peru, Ill. There were th…
LOWELL | Edith Florene Sautter, the eldest Crown Point high school alumna, turned 105 Sunday. Sautter, who now lives in Lowell, remembers walking to Crown Point's former North Ward Grade School and South Ward High School from her family's Ridge Street farm.
Dementia can sneak up on families. Its sufferers are pretty adept at covering lapses early on, and spouses are sometimes there to compensate.
Alexis McKenzie's mother had mild dementia, but things sounded OK when she phoned home: Dad was with her, finishing his wife's sentences as they talked about puttering through the day and a drive to the store.
Former Portage High School and Valparaiso University basketball star Bruce Lindner is now executive director for the Porter County Aging and Community Services. With a degree in education from VU, Lindner also taught in Portage at Central Elementary and Aylesworth Schools. He's been with the…
Former Portage High School and Valparaiso University basketball star Bruce Lindner is executive director for the Porter County Aging and Community Services. With a degree in education from VU, Lindner also taught in Portage at Central Elementary and Aylesworth schools, and has been with the …
Former Portage High School and Valparaiso University basketball star Bruce Lindner is executive director for the Porter County Aging and Community Services. Lindner's 25.6 points-per-game average is still the best in Portage boys basketball history. His 725 points in the 1969-70 season are t…
Bruce Lindner, a former Portage High School and Valparaiso University basketball star, is now executive director for the Porter County Aging and Community Services. He starred for Harold Cox at Portage, scoring 566 points during the 1965-66 season.
PALATKA, Fla. | In this sleepy, riverside town in northeast Florida, 86-year-old Betty Wills sees the advertisements of obstetricians and gynecologists on the main road's billboards and has found specialists ranging from cardiologists to surgeons in the phone book.
Betsy McCann and her husband, Jim Forbes, often worried that his mother was growing isolated in her Los Angeles-area home. At 90, Lois Brokus had stopped driving and was sometimes afraid to be alone in her house.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As her mother's Alzheimer's worsened over eight long years, so did Doreen Alfaro's bills: The walker, then the wheelchair, then the hospital bed, then the diapers — and the caregivers hired for more and more hours a day so Alfaro could go to work and her elderly father coul…
The Obama administration is developing the first National Alzheimer's Plan, to combine research aimed at fighting the mind-destroying disease with help for caregivers.
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