Posts Tagged ‘ senior women concerns ’

THE WORLD OF SENIOR WOMEN

Mar 23rd, 2013 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Senior Women Unlimited! There is an interesting response when the phrase ‘senior women’ is searched in your favorite browser. The first articles that pop up are related to senior women and dating or finding a male partner. We find this interesting because it appears to be based on an assumption that senior women are first [...]



TOXIN-FREE HOMES

Apr 30th, 2012 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

A Home Free of Toxins Senior women are conscientious about cleaning their homes with the least amount of toxins.  There are a lot of products out now that offer toxin-free cleaning products and supplies.  As well, natural and organic food offers seniors opportunity for reducing the toxin-load going into our bodies.// The following suggestions may [...]



BREAST CANCER QUESTIONS FOR SENIOR WOMEN

Nov 27th, 2011 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Strange Coincidences for Victims of Breast Cancer The incidence of breast cancer continues to be a major health concern for women of all ages, and particularly senior women.  We are concerned not only for ourselves, but for our daughters and grand-daughters.  And although men are not immune to breast cancer, their risk is considerably less [...]



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) [...]



Senior Women: Take a Look at the Label on Your Cosmetics

Jan 24th, 2011 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

The Arizona Star (Tucson) printed an article last week that will be of interest to senior women.  It described the problems and issues created by cosmetics that have ingredients such as plastics, pesticides and harmful known carcinogens.  Yuk! Dr. Andrew Weil is founder and director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of [...]



Sun-Dried Clothes and Childhood Memories

Nov 26th, 2010 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Many senior women are in to finding shortcuts and money-saving steps in their life management.  Some of us have a home and family to consider.  Some of us are alone or with a partner.  No matter the life situation, we all find ourselves looking at ways to conserve our financial resources. During the past year, [...]



Senior Women: How Much Do We Know About Our Religion?

Oct 14th, 2010 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: For Senior Women

Senior Women is back!! We’ve taken a three-month hiatus, and now Senior Women will be published again on a weekly basis. We will be talking about issues of interest to women in their senior years, and many of our articles will include recipes that have become favorites for SCJ editors. Some recent news reports caught [...]