U.S. Alzheimer’s Deaths Jump 54 Percent

U.S. deaths from Alzheimer’s disease rose by more than 50 percent from 1999 to 2014, and rates are expected to continue to rise, reflecting the nation’s aging...

7 Lessons Learned In The World Of Eldercare

I was ill prepared for my mother’s decline. She lived alone until she was 96 and refused to let me get her home health care help. My...

German Kindergartens To Report Parents For Refusing Vaccine Advice Under New Law

Germany will pass a law next week obliging kindergartens to inform the authorities if parents fail to provide evidence that they have received advice from their doctor...

When Ballet Is Your Life, What Does Life After Ballet Look Like?

For a generation of ballerinas, Wendy Whelan was a walking goddess. The former New York City Ballet principal dancer joined the company at 17, and was quickly...

Toddler Pays Tribute To Her Cancer Survivor Grandma In Awesome Photos

Three-year-old Scout Larson has made headlines thanks to her series of adorable photos that show the little girl dressed as as fierce female icons.  For her latest shoot,...

I Used An App To Buy Only Ethical Food. It Was Really Hard.

As I walked up to the banana pileup, I knew I was in trouble. Sure, those things are an excellent (and affordable) healthy snack, but they are almost...

Dad’s Shares Safety Warning For Parents Whose Kids Play Baseball

A Pennsylvania dad’s viral Facebook post is spreading a safety message for parents of young baseball players.  On May 16, John Curtin posted a photo of his son’s...

To Nurture Compassionate Children, Start At Birth

Parents, caregivers and teachers often focus on teaching children to speak, to read and even to play. We also need to focus on helping to build children’s...

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