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Actress Valerie Harper, who’s been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, has a rare type that often spreads from another form of cancer, such as breast, melanoma or, in Harper’s case, lung cancer – which she battled in 2009. Called leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, it affects about 5 percent of cancer patients and the first signs are “similar to stroke symptoms,” including trouble speaking, numbness of the face, double vision, or difficulty swallowing, says Keith L. Black, M.D., professor and chair of the …
After reviewing employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the blog 24/7 Wall St. pinpointed the six cities or regions with the highest unemployment rates for Americans 65+, and five out of the six are places where general unemployment is actually below the national average.
Good news for fans of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” – January is bursting forth with a plethora of programming that has the potential to, well, turn your world on with a smile. NBC’s 90th Birthday Celebration for AARP’s own Betty White airs Jan. 16 — followed by a preview of Betty’s older-folks-prank-younger-folks reality show, “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers.” Betty’s birthday event will mark a mini-reunion of the MTM gang. Come Jan. 29, Mary will be honored with the …