Dorothy Foltz-Gray

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4 Tips for Getting Your Loved One to Wear a Medical Alert Pendant

It could be the most important accessory your older parent ever wears.

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Why You Need an Advance Directive — And How to Create One

Make sure you get the medical care you want (and not the interventions you don’t) if you’re unable to speak for yourself.

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8 Key Travel Tips for Seniors

Follow these steps to a stress-free, healthy vacation.

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Could Shared Medical Appointments Be in Your Future?

More and more patients are giving up a little privacy for big help with health problems.

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When Is the Safest Time to Go to a Hospital?

Scheduling surgery during weekday business hours, if you can, may be your healthiest move yet.

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How to Walk on Ice Without Falling

Get through this winter without breaking a bone.

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6 Caring Ways to Get an Aging Parent to Stop Driving

Before your aging parent gets in a car accident, try these gentle ways to get Mom or Dad to stop driving.


Winter Nosebleeds Do’s and Don'ts

Think you know the best way to control a winter nosebleed? We separate the myths from the doctor-approved advice.