Sunday, March 17, 2013

Health and Medical Topics for Baby Boomers

Below you will find links to the articles that have been written for this blog over the past few years that deal with maintaining our health as we age.  The health and medical articles are on topics that may be of interest both to Baby Boomers who are concerned about their own health, as well as those who are concerned about the health of their elderly parents.  Many Baby Boomers are finding themselves in the uncomfortable position of reaching retirement age themselves, while still being at least partially responsible for the care of their parents or other elderly members of their family.

Therefore, some articles listed below, such as the one on "Alzheimers Symptoms, Risk Factors and Treatment Options," will be important to anyone who is concerned about symptoms of dementia in older members of their family, even if they are not experiencing these symptoms yet themselves.  Other articles, such as "Planning for Longtime Medical Care,"  are geared more towards Boomers who are just reaching retirement age.  The index of articles below should provide you with a wide range of helpful information.

Index of Health Articles on the Baby Boomer Retirement Blog

2015 Medicare Changes, Premiums and Deductibles

AFib - A Dancing Heart

Aging and Tips to Prevent Hip Injuries

Alcoholism after Retirement

Alternatives to Long Term Care Insurance

Alzheimers Symptoms, Risk Factors and Treatment Options

Are You Eligible for VA Long-Term Care Benefits?

Arthritis and Foods You Should Be Eating or Avoiding

Avoid Grapefruit When Taking Medications

Avoid Vitamin D Deficiency

Baby Boomers and Pradaxa

Baby Boomer Body Maintenance Plan

Be Prepared for Emergencies - It Could Save Your Life

Brain Activities to Lower Alzheimers Risk

Celebrating Thanksgiving Can Extend Your Life

Choose Optimism for a Happier, Healthier Life

Cut Your Heart Attack Risk in Half

Cut Your Stroke Risk Now!

Dangerous Medications, Vitamins and Herbal Remedies

Dangerous Prescription Painkiller Addictions - Opioids

Dangerous Silent Heart Attacks 

Dean Ornish Tips to Reverse Heart Disease

Deaths from Falls Can Be Prevented

Dental Care, Oral Health and Retirement 

Depression is Not a Normal Part of Aging

Doctor Housecalls Provide Home Medical Care

Do You Have Alzheimers or Dementia?  

Early Diagnosis of Dementia is Possible

End of Life Planning for Baby Boomers 

Exercises for Your Brain

Exercises that Help Fibromyalgia

FDA Advice about Statin Drug Dangers 

Finding Help for Cargivers

Foods That Lower Your Cholesterol

Gambling Addiction During Retirement

Good News for Pessimists

Good News for the Future of Medicare

GreatCall 5 Star Medical Alert Devices w/GPS

Guide for When Someone Dies 

Have a Long Life and Live to 100

Healing Your Plantar Fasciitis

Health Benefits of Holidays

Healthcare Advocates for the Seriously Ill

Heart Attacks - The Top Cause of Death in Women

Heat Related Deaths in Seniors

Help Soon for Boomers Without Health Insurance

Hepatitis C Tests for Baby Boomers

HIV AIDS and Baby Boomers

Holiday Heart Attacks

Home Safety Modifications for Senior Citizens

How Americans are Aging and Changing

How Hospice Care Works

How is Your Nutritional Health?

How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

How to Avoid Phony Online Pharmacies

How to Cope with Arthritis Pain

How to Cope with Death and Grief

How to Fix Medicare

How to Fix the Primary Care Doctor Shortage 

How to Hire a Home Care Agency

How to Live Longer - Add Years to Your Life 

How to Prevent Bone Loss from Osteoporosis

How to Prevent Colon Cancer

How to Sign Up for Medicare

How to Talk to Someone with Alzheimers or Dementia

How to Treat Chronic Pain

Independent Living Technology for Aging in Place

Is It Alzheimers or a Treatable Disease?

Is Your Pain Dangerous? 

Life Alert Bracelets for Peace of Mind

Longevity Tips from Time Magazine

Long-Term Care Insurance -- Should You Buy It?

Lumosity Brain Games for Your Memory

Medical Malpractice and Healthcare Mistakes

Mental and Social Planning for Retirement  

MIND Diet Reduces Alzheimers Risk

Most Strokes Can Be Prevented 

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Natural Cures to Stop Snoring

New Alzheimer's Disease Research

New FDA Advice About Statin Risks

Opioid Addiction in Retirees

Over-The-Counter Painkiller Dangers

Patient Safety in the Hospital Near You

Planning for Long Term Medical Care

Prevent a Broken Bone or Hip Fractures

Products for Safer Aging in Your Home 

Pros and Cons of Taking Aspirin

Redesigning Death - Bring Joy to Your Final Days

Resources for Dealing with Dementia and Alzheimers

Self-Help Tips for Heart Attacks 

Senior Hunger is a Growing Problem

Sexually Transmitted Diseases After Age 50

Should You Get Knee Surgery?

Should You Get Medigap Supplemental Insurance with Your Medicare?

Should You Get a Medicare Advantage Insurance with Your Medicare?

Slowing Down Alzheimers Disease

Stanford Research on Alzheimers

Statistics About Senior Citizens 

Stop Sitting and Start Walking

Strengthen the Memory of Your Spouse

Stress and Disease after Retirement

Strokes Cause Death and Disability

Surprising Tips for a Healthier, Longer Life

Surviving a Brain Aneurysm

Symptoms of Alzheimers Disease

Tests to Predict Your Longevity

Tighter Restrictions on Vicodin and Hydrocodone Painkillers 

Tips for Healthy Cholesterol

Tips for a Sharper Brain and Better Memory

The UCI 90+ Study at Laguna Woods Village

UCI Study on the Brains of the Very Elderly

Update on 2014 Affordable Care Act

Update on the 90+ Study at Laguna Woods Village

Use It or Lose It

Voice Therapy for Senior Citizens

What is a Long-Term Care Ombudsman?

What To Do With Leftover Medicine

When Will You Have Your Heart Attack?

Will You Qualify For Long Term Care Insurance?

Would You Recognize a Heart Attack? 

Your First Step to a Long Life

Your Medication May Be Causing Your Depression

2012 National Take Back Medicine Day

Check out These Other Index Articles for Helpful Information, Too!

Gifts, Travel and Family Relationships

Great Places for Boomers to Retire Overseas

Great Places to Retire in the United States

Money and Financial Planning for Retirement

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  1. You have nicely provided the list of articles specifically deals with health and medical topics which will help baby boomers who are seriously concerned about their own health. Sooner or later many baby boomers are likely to need long term medical care and the article “Planning for Longtime Medical Care” will help them a lot.

  2. Thank you for your comment. I hope that the Baby Boomers who follow this blog will learn a few things about how to maintain their health as long as possible after retirement.

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