In this new blog series, Things Your Aging Parents Aren't Telling You, we look at issues and problems that could be happening in your aging parent's life that they are not telling you about -- and offer solutions to help manage these situations.
Reduce that "gotta go" feeling with these small lifestyle changes.
I'm 32 and peed my pants on my daughter's field trip. If I was waiting for a sign that I needed to take this part, postpartum incontinence, more seriously, I'd say this is it.
As usual, it takes a celebrity to bring everyday, real-life problems to the forefront. Recently, "Nashville" actress Hayden Panettiere announced she is being treated for postpartum depression. Some accuse stars who go public with their personal struggles of trying to grab attention or get points for good deeds. Well, when it comes to raising awareness on issues like these, I don't really think it matters.
Gotta go, gotta go, gotta go.
I've finally come to understand the basic connection between grandparents and tiny grandchildren: diapers. They really want to get out of them, and we fervently hope never to get into them.
Bathrooms are our special places. Make sure yours is equipped befittingly.
The Answer: There is nothing more frustrating than setting yourself up for a solid night's rest only to be disrupted by your
A.T. is practicing his big pitch on me. We're sitting at a small table on a kind of meeting stage at the Slush Conference in Tokyo. It is not just a place where futuristic and powerful-looking electric motorbikes are presented. People are also guiding little Styrofoam balls through the air in electrostatic fields.
Cognitive dysfunction presents as a mental problem, but the root cause is actually physical and the result of age-related