Urgent!

January 28, 2018 · Posted In: FamilyGuide, Health

It happens. A child who spent the day happily, healthily, playing with his friend wakes up at night with a fever of 102 degrees. When the child and family can’t get in to see the […]

Parkinson’s Disease

January 26, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, News, Publications

The way Terry Currey looks at it, Parkinson’s disease is a battle of the mind versus the brain. Diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2009, Currey describes his brain as an antagonist that controls his body. […]

Summer!

August 11, 2016 · Posted In: Health, News

The symptoms of heat exhaustion can develop swiftly and suddenly. If you are age 60 or older, not only does your risk for developing heat exhaustion intensify, but the symptoms can develop more rapidly and […]

Congestion, Headaches, and Sneezing

May 12, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Lifestyle, Publications, Retirement

Marilyn Modlin was in her late 50s when the sniffles, congestion, and headaches began. She never suffered from allergies before, so she waited it out, hoping the symptoms would go away. But instead they got […]

Is Testosterone Replacement

September 3, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, News, Publications

This article appears in Sept./Oct. 2015 60-Plus. Todd Weber was typically a fairly active man. A senior radiation protection technician for Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) by day, he often spent his weekends racing stock […]

Skin Cancer Continues to Rise

August 20, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, News, Publications

This article appears in July/August 2015 60-Plus. Tony Lazzaretti kept an eye on the mole on his chest for some time. When it started getting bigger, he made an appointment with his doctor to get […]

Joint Griefs

May 22, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, News, Publications

This article originally appeared in May/June 2015 edition of 60-Plus. If you’ve never complained of knee pain, consider yourself lucky. The knee is the largest joint in the body and one of the most commonly […]

The Ultimate Gift

April 29, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, News, Publications

This article appeared in May/June 60-Plus When Karen and Allen Harn checked the box on their driver’s license to become organ donors many years ago, it was more of an abstract idea, one they never […]

Enlarged Prostate

January 16, 2015 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health

Trouble urinating. Weak urine flow. Frequent urination or frequently getting up in the middle of the night. While many men chalk these symptoms up to “getting older,” they are often a sign of an enlarged […]

CPR Essentials

December 12, 2014 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Education, Health

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), for every minute a cardiac arrest victim goes without life-saving CPR and defibrillation, the chances of survival decreases 7 to 10 percent. Learning the basics of CPR is […]


 
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