Melanie Haiken has written about health and family-related issues for magazines such as Health, Real Simple, Woman’s Day, Yoga Journal, and websites such as BabyCenter.com, WebMD, and the Blue Cross/Blue Shield websites. She was managing editor at San Francisco magazine and has cared for both parents during health challenges.
New research shows that being a caregiver has benefits
Older adults are at particular risk of the health effects of isolation
The more we learn about the impact of isolation on health, the more crucial it becomes that we take action
After B. Smith's death, Next Avenue is republishing our story about her
A series on America's first generation aging with HIV/AIDS