Category: Well in Your 60s+

Conversations for those over 60

Why You Shouldn’t Be Embarrassed to Talk About Erectile Dysfunction

man wearing tie Guest Blogger: Katherine Rotker, MD, Urologist

Although it can be a sensitive and private subject, discussing erectile dysfunction (ED) doesn’t need to be embarrassing. ED is a medical condition that affects more than 18 million men in America. In fact, by their 70s, 60 percent of men will be affected by ED. As a urologist, a doctor who focuses on diseases of the urinary tract and reproductive organs, I am very comfortable having these discussions and helping patients with this condition.

Oh My Aching Everything … Women and Weekend Warriors

woman on treadmillSimply-Women-logo Guest Bloggers: Patty Byler, PT, and Minne Henry, PTA, UMass Memorial – Marlborough Hospital

As we age, it takes a little longer to recover from exercise. But that doesn’t mean that as women “of a certain age,” or men for that matter, we should hang up our sneakers. In fact, there’s something to the adage, “use it or lose it!” The truth is being a weekend warrior may even add a few years to your life!