Halah Flynn

Good Grief: A Guide to Navigating Loss

Each year 2.5 million people die in the U.S. Loss is an inevitable part of life. And, people increasingly must cope with the death of loved ones over the course of older adulthood. While the...

Caring for LGBT older adults

The Administration on Aging estimates that there are 1.5 million LGBT older adults in the United States and that the number will double by the year 2030. Combined with a growing aging population...

Health resolutions for 2017

We’re well on our way through the first month of 2017 — about the time that most people start giving up their New Year’s resolutions. So how can you stick to your health resolutions this year...

Weight management tips for older adults

Obesity is a high-risk health issue in the United States and is associated with intensifying the impacts of chronic disease in old age. And, more than three in ten older adults are obese. Despite the...

The Obesity Paradox: What does it mean for you?

Obesity has long been a high-risk health threat in the United States; more than one in three adults are obese. However, the implications of obesity for older adults are more complicated than the...