A freelance writer since 1990, Debbie L. Miller lives in Brooklyn, New York where she also pens plays, monologues, short stories, memoir, and humor pieces. She won the 2017 Mona Schreiber Prize for Humorous Fiction and Nonfiction. She is a frequent contributor to Next Avenue and an avid gardener.
Creativity, activity and camaraderie are just some of its benefits
Volunteers thrive on sharing their gardening passion with kids
Money & Policy
How one couple is doing it, and what financial advisers suggest
After a dormant period, this author's love for gardening blooms again
Pros and cons of surgery vs. exercise, massage, medicines and acupuncture
In addition to medication, these alternatives can help bring your numbers down
Here are some best practices for those driving to warmer winter climates
How you or a loved one can avoid injury and care for older skin
Know your car and do your homework to get the best service
The ancient practice targets physical and cognitive fundamentals
The Brooklyn nonprofit's goal: to help members remain independent
Work & Purpose
A remote-work expert's cautionary tips on too-good-to-be true lures
Follow our in-depth examination of current health care offerings through an age-friendly lens. What does age-friendly health care look like, and how do you locate and access it? We cover how to prioritize your unique needs when selecting providers and treatments for yourself or a loved one.