by Fayne Frey, M.D. Board Certified Dermatologist You may enjoy the winter, but it's not great for skin Winter can be beautiful, especially in the Northeast. Think about the white covered mountains, translucent icicles sparkling in the trees, and snow angels embedded in lawns next to adorable snowmen. Even Texas had a
by Ellen Blake Covid19 Vaccine Safety: What's true and what's not? With so much information about the Covid-19 vaccines online and in the news, it's important to know what's true and what's not. Vince Venditto, PhD, assistant professor in the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical Science, works overtime
by Ellen Blake updated January 7, 2021 What is cohousing? Cohousing is a style of living that originated in Denmark in the 1970's. It's an intentional community of private homes organized around common space, shared meals and group activities. In the U.S., cohousing started in the early 2000's. It is not the same
originally posted 3/22/2020 updated 12/16/2020 We are all affected by the coronavirus pandemic, but some individuals more so than others. Food insecurity is twice as high as before the pandemic. If you are able to help and wondering the best way to do so, below are a few reputable organizations accepting donations.
by Ellen Blake A longer holiday shopping season this year The holiday season feels different this year - because it is different. For one thing, it's twice as long. Covid-19 forced retailers to make changes to their holiday sales cycle, which affects how we shop. The "special" deals started much earlier than
by Leslie Farin, Publisher 50Plus-Today originally posted 12.14.2019 updated 12.9.2020 Missing Mom during the holidays People who lost their moms warned me how difficult it can be to get through the December holidays. And not just the first year. Their absence becomes more bearable as time passes, but the hole in your heart just
by Jenny Leigh Hodgins Why I became a memorial planning coach in my "second act" I learned the hard way, through agonizing personal tragedies, what's really important for a memorial. Again and again, I encountered grief-stricken scenarios where no memorial plans were in place for a loved one. I stepped up to
by Ellen Blake Make your virtual celebrations more festive Will you celebrate the holidays via Zoom this year? That's the plan for most of us, I think. I definitely prefer the traditional in-person celebrations of years past with my large loud family, however fortunately online platforms provide a reasonable opportunity to connect.
By Dr. Ron Kline, M.D. Medical Director, Renewal Medical Centers of North Texas Note from the editor: We are pleased to welcome Dr. Ron Kline to our 50Plus-Today family to share his expertise about men's sexual health and age management medicine. We hope to provide enlightening answers to your important questions through