Welcome to SENIORS Helping SENIORS® – Our Newest Sponsor

2017-10-20T14:17:14+00:00 Aging, Care Giving, Cool People, Dangerous, Family, Health, Inspiration, Mental Health, Spirituality|

Seniors Helping Seniors® in home services matches seniors, retired people from all walks of life, who want to help, with seniors who are looking for help.   In so many ways it is a win-win relationship for the seniors providing the help and receiving the help because of the strength and compassion that is born out [...]

Latest Recommendations on Hormone Therapy for Menopause

2017-09-18T18:03:59+00:00 Aging, Fitness, Health, Health Care|

According to Diane Feller, a Park Nicollet clinician who specializes in menopause, a new position statement on hormone therapy was recently released from the North American Menopause Society (NAMS). The 2017 statement shows recommendations have shifted towards a more favorable view about the use of hormone therapy (HT) for menopause. Below is the full statement. [...]

Are You Managing Menopause or is Menopause Managing You?

2017-09-11T16:58:58+00:00 Aging, Health|

Blog by Jennifer Klos, DO Confused about the best way to treat menopause or post-menopause symptoms? You’re not alone! Many women are open to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to treat their menopause symptoms. Yet, many also reject HRT because of the risks and instead seek relief from alternative sources. With so much information available and [...]

Can you Prevent Gynecologic Cancers?

2017-09-11T16:58:59+00:00 Aging, Care Giving, Health, Health Care|

Blog by Kandace Tolic, NP As a nurse practitioner in Gynecolgy Oncology (GynOnc), I work with patients who are referred with a gynecologic cancer which means a cancer in the reproductive organs. Gynecologic cancers include cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulvar cancers. When women learn that I work in this area, I often get asked, [...]

Taking Away Cancer’s Power: From Toxic to Tattooed, One Woman’s Story Of Breast Cancer

2017-09-11T16:58:59+00:00 Aging, Breasts, Dangerous, Health, Inspiration|

Taking Away Cancer’s Power: From Toxic to Tattooed, One Woman’s Story Of Breast Cancer By Gail Gates “Rex and I buy each other tattoos for Christmas,” said Dee Kotaska. She briefly met my eyes and then continued to study the café menu.  It was a second later that I realized the inappropriately loud burst of [...]

Inflammatory Breast Cancer – What to Know – a special interest of Co-Founder Jean Ketcham

2017-09-11T16:58:59+00:00 Aging, Breasts, Dangerous, Health, Health Care|

Kelly Furda, MD (Dr. Furda is a radiologist at the Park Nicollet Jane Brattain Breast Center) With 1 in 8 women developing breast cancer in their lifetime, you likely know someone who’s had breast cancer or maybe experienced it yourself. In the United States, breast cancer is the 2nd most common cancer in women after [...]

Sexual Medicine Defined!! For both Women and Men

2017-09-11T16:58:59+00:00 Aging, Health, Sex|

Dr. Kristin Christian is a sexual medicine physician at the Park Nicollet Creekside Clinic. What exactly is sexual medicine? Most people are surprised to learn there is a medical specialty that specifically focuses on sexual health – diagnosing, assessing and treating concerns that relate to sexuality. Sexual medicine promotes the health of adult women and [...]

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