All You Ever Wanted to Know About Senior Health & Longevity Issues
Here’s the story of how Carolyn went to Costa Rica for both dental implants and a facelift and came back with a new look and outlook. All for far less than US prices.
Instead of a nightmare with knives in my eyes, cataract surgery is the most painlessly effective medical procedure this side of childhood inoculations. Best of all, it scares the grandkids!
Twelve days after Carolyn’s 65th birthday, she was getting a new, younger face sculpted in a Costa Rican hospital. For about a fifth the US cost, she had a US-trained, board-certified doctor, the best hospital she’d ever seen, and recuperation under a volcano in the rainforest.
My colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures were broken down into three stages: Bathroom; Biopsy; and Babbling. Read detailed do’s and don’ts about these lifesaving tests that push your humility, dignity, and humor to their limits. Bottoms up!
How to Add 5 Years to Your Life
(Sure you deserve to?)
Straight from the wise pages of Esquire. What you can do for your heart, your skin, your knees, your mouth, your eyes, and your brain to add five years to your life. It’s so e-a-s-y.
Another in Suddenly Senior‘s series “The Real Truth About Getting Old,” Kaiser takes you to his urologist, then his ophthalmologist where you’ll learn more than you ever wanted to know.
For years, I’ve resisted the temptation to sneak off to nap for a half hour or so. Not wanting to appear senior before my time, I put napping up there with drinking before noon and wearing white in winter. It wasn’t worth the guilt.
Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about senior moments and their cause, and surefire advice on what to do about them.
We know your little secret. Aren’t you a bit long in the tooth to be chatting with an imaginary friend? Isn’t talking to yourself a sign of insanity? Before the white-coat boys with nets start heading your way, read this.
Was it our first “senior moment.” Our first gray hair? The first time our spouse whispered, “Dear, you already said that?” Revelations from my college reunion last week.
Will your obituary be your final whimper or your last hurrah? Write your own obit. Read how. Mine will begin, “Shot to death yesterday by a jealous husband, 101-year-old Frank Kaiser…”
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