Heather Von St. James is an active mesothelioma cancer patient advocate, wife, and mother. She works to protect future generations from asbestos exposure by pushing for legislation as well as helping those who have been diagnosed navigate the proper channels to find the help that they need. She lives in the St. Paul suburb of Roseville, Minn., with her husband Cameron, her daughter Lily, and a houseful of wonderful pets.
Health & Well-Being
A mesothelioma diagnosis threw her life into chaos and then gave her purpose
Living & Learning
Three pitfalls and solutions for how to overcome them
This special report includes storytelling, news and information about health care for older adults in rural areas
Our special series, Vitality Arts, shows the powerful effect that participating in the arts can have on our minds, bodies and souls. Look to this page for information, resources and inspiration that will help you age better through the arts and show that creativity has no age limit.