Diane Archer

Should you be screened for prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death in the US. It is also the most common cause of cancer among men, according to the Centers for Disease Control. That said, most men survive...

Should you be tested for Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s disease affects more than 5.5 million Americans, and its prevalence is growing. More than 90,000 Americans die of Alzheimer’s disease each year. Should you be tested for...

New year brings new and higher drug prices

Surprise, surprise. Reuters reports that Pharma is ushering the new year with new and higher drug prices. The true surprise would be if prescription drug prices did not continue to rise. Republicans...

Health care is top concern for women over 50

Axios reports that a new AARP poll finds that health care is the top concern for women over 50. And, 95 percent of them plan to vote in 2020. What does that mean for the 2020 elections? Women over 50...

Should you be drinking grapefruit juice?

Grapefruit juice, which is filled with vitamin C and potassium, can be part of a healthy diet. But, according to the FDA, you might want to avoid drinking grapefruit juice if you are taking certain...

Free local resources to help older adults

If you’re looking for free local resources to help older adults, your local Area Agency on Aging is a great place to begin. Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) develop, coordinate and deliver aging...