Retirement is the light at the end of the tunnel. It often comes at a time in life when our children are grown, or at least away from home and on their own, which leaves us with plenty of “free” time. What will you do with all that time when you don’t have to answer to the boss (or if you are the boss, the alarm clock)? Retirement can be scary for those whose work is their … [Read more...] about Life After Retirement: Tips to Enjoy a Happy, Healthy Post-Work Life
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Stuart Markovitz, M.D. Charleston Men’s Clinic 1300 Hospital Drive, Suite 310 Mount Pleasant 843-654-0330 www.charlestonmensclinic.com Most men are embarrassed talking about sexual issues. Making the conversation even more uncomfortable for many men is the fact that most medical offices are staffed with women, and, often, the physician or medical provider is a … [Read more...] about Stuart Markovitz, M.D. of Charleston Men’s Clinic
Hal Currey of Sullivan’s Island described yoga as the “most relaxing thing I’ve ever done.” He’s 82, and, although he said yoga is relaxing, it can also be quite powerful. “It has become a very important part of my life, both physically and mentally,” he said. Currey attends a one-on-one class with Tricia Hughey, co-owner and instructor at Yoga Daily on Riviera Drive in … [Read more...] about The Yoga Trend is Up … In Age, That Is!
Mount Pleasant Magazine recently lent an ear to the experts from Advanced Hearing Care to learn about new technological advancements in the auditory field and how when it comes to hearing loss, an “ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” One of the most critical aspects to remember about hearing loss is that “it’s a medical condition, and it needs to be addressed in a … [Read more...] about Advanced Hearing Care: Summer is a Good Time to Check Your Ears
As people age, it’s easy to mistake symptoms of Type 2 diabetes as simply part of the process of getting older. Increased thirst, increased urination, fatigue, poor healing of wounds and vision changes are all signs of diabetes which often get brushed aside. Even if you suspect you may have the disease, it can be difficult to diagnose. Cathy Reinhart, a registered nurse with … [Read more...] about Managing Diabetes in the Golden Years