Ron Kauffman, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

Opinion

Aging and sleep

Since almost one third of our lives are spent sleeping, reviewing the relationship between aging and sleep is important for our overall health. Poor sleeping ... Read more

by Ron Kauffman, Tuesday, June 28, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

Aging in place

As we get older, we often find ourselves facing some very daunting decisions about where to live out our lives. If we’re in reasonably good ... Read more

by Ron Kauffman, Monday, June 13, 2022 10:10 am

Opinion

Drinking alcohol: Is it good or bad for you?

Alcohol, like so many other things, has been reported as good or bad for you. This is also true of meat, coffee, caffeine, and soda. ... Read more

by Ron Kauffman, Monday, May 23, 2022 10:32 am

Opinion

Want a Healthier Body & Brain? Take a Walk!

It’s amazing how much money Americans spend on health & fitness. According to research done by My Protein, a fitness industry company, the average American ... Read more

by Ron Kauffman, Monday, May 9, 2022 9:58 am

Opinion

Myths and facts about Parkinson’s Disease

As I often do with some subjects, I want to state that I am not a doctor. The information provided in this article is the ... Read more

by Ron Kauffman, Tuesday, April 26, 2022 8:00 am

Opinion

Dealing with feelings of family estrangement

As many of us know, families are unique. Some remain closely bonded even as parents and children grow older, while others can’t seem to keep ... Read more

by Ron Kauffman, Monday, April 11, 2022 9:46 am

Opinion

What is sundowning?

Often associated with patients suffering from dementia, usually Alzheimer’s disease, “sundowning,” is a term commonly used in hospitals and long-term care environments when older patients ... Read more

by Ron Kauffman, Monday, March 21, 2022 10:06 am

Opinion

How to get power of attorney for a loved one

For those of us involved as care providers for someone having difficulty handling his/her own affairs, whether it’s a family member or not, requires that ... Read more

by Ron Kauffman, Monday, March 7, 2022 10:01 am

Community

STAND T.A.L.L. donates special K-9 training equipment to Polk County Sheriff’s Office

Recently, Sharon Hanson, VP of STAND T.A.L.L. contacted Deputy Jonathan Luchak, Polk County K-9 leader to ask him if there were some items his team ... Read more

by Ron Kauffman, Monday, February 28, 2022 10:27 am

Columnists

Challenges of placing a loved one in a skilled nursing facility

Nobody wants to be faced with the challenge of placing a parent or loved one in a nursing home especially if that was a promise ... Read more

by Ron Kauffman, Monday, February 21, 2022 10:46 am

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