For Senior Women

HEALTH ISSUES SENIOR WOMEN FACE

Apr 23rd, 2014 | By Guest Post | Category: For Senior Women

Women’s Health Breakdown: 60’s It is important to pay attention to your body and its needs during your 60s. Whether you are trying to stay healthy for yourself, your spouse or to see your grandchildren grow up, there are many things to keep in mind at this age. Ovarian Cancer Photo courtesy of uchospitals.edu Unfortunately, [...]



ALL ABOUT NURSES…

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By Guest Post | Category: For Senior Women

As health issues arise, sometimes it’s necessary to seek the aid of a nurse for yourself or for a loved one. In fact, older adults are the core business of health care in this country today. When dealing with nurses, it’s hard to predict the experience level of the nurse that is responsible for the [...]



STOP THOSE PESKY SOLICITATION PHONE CALLS

Sep 10th, 2013 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Solicitation Calls Annoy Seniors That phone call yesterday was annoying. However, it taught me a valuable lesson. With patience, seniors can often get those pesky phone callers to put you on their do-not-call list.// We had successfully gotten off all those telephone solicitation lists after having had the same telephone number for 15 years. Then [...]



BEST FOOD FOR SENIOR DIET

Aug 30th, 2013 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Senior Nutrition Concerns Addressed Seniors are always looking for the best food they can buy for the healthiest diet. Nutrition is important to us because we are more aware than younger generations of the importance of diet in our aging lives.// As a result, SCJ editors recently looked into the best food for senior diets [...]



SENIORS LEARN NEW TECHNOLOGY

Aug 9th, 2013 | By Guest Post | Category: For Senior Women

It’s Never Too Late to Get in Touch with New Technology “Hey, I just followed you on Twitter!” My heart just skipped a beat when my Mom said that. At the age of 75, no one would believe that she’s into social media, surfing the Internet, and being part of the online revolution. Unfortunately, some [...]



CHANGES IN MEAL PREPARATION

Jul 28th, 2013 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Traditional Senior Women Most of us senior women grew up in a time when women did the cooking; there are exceptions, of course, but social mores regarding roles for women and men were pretty clear. And food served was geographically determined. That is, meals served in the deep South were significantly different from that served [...]



SOME FOOD THAT CONTAINS BAD INGREDIENTS

Jul 3rd, 2013 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Seniors Make Grocery Lists Carefully We senior women (and some senior men) generally make grocery lists every week with care and attention to items that meet our unique individual tastes, desires and requirements.// What we may not be aware of is the level of contaminants and toxins in food we buy every day. Here are [...]



TREATMENTS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS SUFFERING FROM ASTHMA

Jun 23rd, 2013 | By Guest Post | Category: For Senior Women

Seniors Can Get Asthma too Asthma is typically thought of as a medical condition that is suffered by young children, who typically grow out of it eventually, or just have to avoid running when they get older.// While this is true to some degree, asthma is also suffered by a large number of senior citizens, [...]



SENIOR BEST FRIENDS: EXERCISE AND NUTRITION

Jun 6th, 2013 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Healthy Senior Living SeniorCitizenJournal.com has long been a proponent of exercise and nutrition for a healthy senior lifestyle. Research across the board tells us that both components contribute to longevity and healthy aging. And often when women begin to make healthier choices, their male counterparts follow along.// Healthy senior living is a choice. We seniors [...]



A SENIOR MOTHER’S STORY

May 30th, 2013 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Labor, Delivery and Loss Forty-seven years ago tonight, I went into labor, preparing to deliver my beautiful baby girl. That childbirth labor would last 36 hours. I have always thought that long labor was her protest against what I was about to do… surrender her to strangers to adopt her and raise her as their [...]