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Nov 28, 2023

Emergency numbers are the kind of thing you may not fully appreciate until you need them. 


—Melissa Batchelor, PhD, RN, FNP, FGSA, FAAN

Would you know how to contact 911 for a loved one who lives in a different state? 


Many people assume that if you call 911 in your local area that they would be able to connect...

Nov 21, 2023

Improve your perimenopausal symptoms while protecting your brain as well.


—Melissa Batchelor, PhD, RN, FNP, FGSA, FAAN

Are you in your early 40’s or 50’s and wondering if you are going through perimenopause? 


If so, check out this episode with Dr. Amanda Tracy as she shares what you need to know during...

Nov 14, 2023

When you have positive beliefs about aging, there's a protective effect above and beyond what your genetics say.

—Melissa Batchelor, PhD, RN, FNP, FGSA, FAAN

While our brains undergo changes as we age, it's important to note that these do not necessarily mean we are normally bound to have Alzheimer’s disease or...

Nov 7, 2023

Negative beliefs about aging decrease your lifespan 

by an average of seven and a half years. 

—Melissa Batchelor, PhD, RN, FNP, FGSA, FAAN

 From childhood on, we are barraged with messages that to grow older is a sad thing – that it means decline, decay, and illness. Society is also full of ageist myths and beliefs...