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Fall Vegetable and Herb Gardening

Put on your brimmed hat, gloves and clogs. Stretch your green thumb. The sizzling days of summer are fading to the refreshing temperatures of fall—the perfect time for planting cool-season vegetables and herbs. Artichokes, spinach, radishes, cilantro and parsley are favorite headliners of late-season gardens. Whether you are new to garden planting or know your way around compost and N-P-K ratios, we’ve got several tips and reminders for your fall gardening.

Bell’s Palsy vs. a Stroke

Bell’s palsy is a temporary paralysis of the face caused by inflammation, compression or trauma to the facial nerve. Typically, the disorder only affects one side of the face, and the resulting physical distortion occurs suddenly and peaks within 48 hours. Because of the facial paralysis and possible affected speech, Bell’s palsy may be confused with a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), but Bell’s palsy is not connected with either of these conditions.

Discover Train Tours and Vacations in the U.S.

For many of us, traveling is one of the great pleasures life has to offer. Experiencing new places, different cultures and beautiful sights adds depth and excitement to our lives. But with the rising costs of airline travel and the hassles associated with road trips, it’s easy to get discouraged about planning a vacation.

Caregiver’s Qualities Ensure Long, Successful Career Helping Seniors

When Karen arrived for work one afternoon and was kicked out of the home of a memory care client in her care who didn’t seem to recognize her, she didn’t panic. Instead, Karen walked out the door and decided to improvise. She put her hair up in a ponytail and knocked on the door. Her client greeted her with a big smile and invited her to come in the house.

The Parkinson’s Foundation Moving Day® Event

Walk, stretch, dance and celebrate. Americans of all ages and fitness levels are invited to join in the Parkinson’s Foundation Moving Day® event to raise awareness and funds to fight Parkinson’s disease.

Why Test for Hepatitis C?

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver caused by certain diseases, toxins, medications, infections or excessive alcoholic use.

Falling and Not Telling is Never Good

Even though falls among older adults remain a growing concern, a recent study reported that only half of elders discuss falling with their doctor.

Tips for Juggling Work and Caregiving

Being a caregiver for a relative or friend is a personally enriching experience, but overseeing the care of another is also challenging—especially if you are employed in a job outside the home.

Decoding Your Grandchildren

Decoding Your Grandchildren's Texts

The way humans communicate has come a long way in the last 100 years. A house-based rotary telephone served as the main form of communication for the majority of the 20th century. But as the cellular telephone gained mainstream traction in the late 1990s, the new millennium ushered in a new type of communication: the text message.

How epilepsy Affects Older Adults

How Epilepsy Affects Older Adults

Epilepsy is a neurological condition in which abnormal signals are sent between brain nerve cells, causing unusual body behaviors known as seizures. An estimated 65 million people worldwide and 3 million in the United States experience epilepsy.