Posts Tagged ‘ for senior women ’

SENIOR WOMEN: FRUIT AND VEGETABLE STORAGE

Apr 7th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

SEARCH FOR TIPS ON INTERNET Produce delivery to our local food coop is great.  But a downside began to develop the past couple of months.  Some of the fruit began to over-ripen before we could eat it.  So I searched on the Internet for suggestions for fruit and vegetable storage that might be more effective [...]



WRINKLES AND BONE DENSITY… CONCERNS FOR SENIOR WOMEN

Oct 10th, 2011 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

More Wrinkles = Lower Bone Density A study at Yale University recently revealed some interesting implications for senior women’s health.  The study found the more wrinkles a woman has during menopause, the lower her bone density. We’re all concerned about fending off osteoporosis, which occurs when bone tissue gets thin and bones (like our spine) [...]



End of Life Agendas and Salade Nicoise

Jun 13th, 2010 | By Jeannine Becker | Category: For Senior Women

As we were driving to the airport this morning, my sisters and I remembered other pieces of  Dad’s jewelry that hadn’t been given to my hospice sister for ‘safe keeping’.   One of my sisters said she thought that the gold chain was a gift to Dad from his wife, our step mother,  and perhaps [...]



Dementia: A Loss For Everyone

Jun 6th, 2010 | By Jeannine Becker | Category: For Senior Women

Agendas…as my sisters and I were taking our hospice-expert sister back to the airport this morning, she commented, “I wonder if I’ll ever come here without an agenda.”   She’s the one who, a year ago, started talking with Dad and his wife about ‘dying’.  Each time she makes her monthly pilgrimage to spend a [...]