Health & Wellness2022-09-07T14:36:38-04:00

Let’s Talk About Sex: A Vibrant Sex Life at Any Age

Can you be “too old” to have sex? They don’t call it your golden years for nothing! Written by Coralie McEachron, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist & Sex Therapist | Illustration by Branden Barker And yet, despite 65% of Americans aged 65-80 still wanting sex, over half were not sexually active, with some of these folks still having desire without a guarantee of sexual fulfillment. According to the experts, there is no expiration date on touch. Despite women experiencing a variety of changes with age, creating, redefining, exploring and playing with their relationship(s) with sex and intimacy, is necessary. [...]

By |November 11, 2022|Community & Sisterhood, Let's Talk About Sex|

A Woman’s Guide to Senior Care

Choosing the right type of care for an aging loved one can be a difficult task. Here are some expert tips on how to make these very important decisions easier for everyone. Written by Lennie Omalza | Illustration by Branden Barker With 15 percent of Derby City residents older than 60 and the Kentucky chapter of the AARP estimating the state’s senior population to increase 40 percent by 2050, it’s no surprise that Louisville was dubbed “America’s Aging Care Capital” by Forbes magazine. With a plethora of in-home services, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and other [...]

By |November 9, 2022|Health & Wellness|

Let’s Talk About Sex: Infinite Love

Multiple partner relationships are becoming less taboo but many people in polyamorous relationships face a social stigma in the workplace. Written by Erin Riedel, LCSW | Illustration by Branden Barker Most of us have been there: you’re in a committed relationship, and you find yourself attracted to someone who’s not your partner. Maybe it’s just a passing flirtation? Or maybe it’s a more serious connection that causes turmoil in your heart – and in your relationship?   A growing number of people have realized that the desire to love more than one person doesn’t have to [...]

By |October 13, 2022|Health & Wellness, Let's Talk About Sex|

Let’s Talk About Sex: Four Steps that Could Save Your Marriage

Marital problems are inevitable, but the way you handle the conflict can make a difference in the longevity of your relationship. Written by Coralie McEachron In the 1990’s, couple’s researcher John Gottman developed a unique claim to fame: he predicted with 94% accuracy from his research whether or not couples who participated in his Love Lab were headed for divorce. The patterns he identified have the potential to damage our relationships, but they also have the ability to change them. While these four patterns of behavior can signal relationship distress, they can also be improved [...]

By |September 16, 2022|Health & Wellness, Let's Talk About Sex|

Helping Women Move Past Vein Problems

Written and provided by Clark Memorial Vein Center Sponsored by: Clark Memorial Health | 1220 Missouri Avenue, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 | Phone: (812) 280-1419 | Website: Women, especially those who have had multiple pregnancies, are three times more likely than men to develop venous disorders such as painful varicose veins or unsightly spider veins. We talked with Marla Beeler, nurse practitioner with the Clark Memorial Vein Center team, about how modern treatments can make the difference for patients with vein problems. What are the most common problems the Vein Center addresses? The most common [...]

By |August 3, 2022|Health & Wellness, Sponsored|

Work It Girl: Tarrick Lavender

Tarrick Lavender faced a serious illness that took over her life, but strengthening her mental resolve helped her win the fight and live a healthier life. Written By Carrie Vittitoe | Submitted Photos Moms of young children know it is a challenge to find time to do anything for themselves; even going to the bathroom alone is a luxury. But in order to take care of one’s family, moms have to take care of themselves first. It isn’t an easy task, but it can be done with support and commitment. Tarrick Lavender, a stay-at-home mom [...]

By |July 21, 2022|Health & Wellness|
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