Donna Jackel has written for a variety of publications including AARP Bulletin, The Bark, Cat Fancy, Esperanza Magazine, Rochester Magazine and Care.com. She was a longtime staff writer at the Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, NY.
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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.