Our Health

Life After Retirement

A woman with snow-white hair whistles as she strolls—walker in tow to steady her steps—down the hallway. A suspender-clad gentleman catches up on the day’s news, his coffee and World-Herald in hand. In the dining room, a party of four flings hearts and spades around a table. Walk inside Elk […]

Surviving Stroke

Aear ago, then-39- year-old Michelle Reitz was in her athletic prime. A working mother of twins, Reitz counted dozens of half- and full marathons, triathlons and an Ironman among her accomplishments. She ate unprocessed, healthy foods. She had enviably low cholesterol and blood pressure. But one day, she realized she […]

A Healthy Balance

When the word “hormones” is uttered, visions of raging menopausal women come to mind for most. Truth be told, hormonal changes affect everyone—both men and women—from birth to death, yet we seem to have a very negative association with that word. Hormones play an important role in our health, in […]