All posts by Jennifer Brokaw

Dr. Jennifer Brokaw worked for fourteen years as a board-certified emergency physician before becoming a private consultant, patient advocate, writer, and speaker on the topics of end-of-life planning, medical decision-making and medical advocacy.

Flying Over 60

People have more time to travel after they retire, but traveling over the age of 60 requires special preparation.

/ November 9, 2019

Chemotherapy While Single

My friend Rebecca who lives alone, is getting chemotherapy for Stage 3 breast cancer. Here are her strategies for getting through treatment whole.

/ September 7, 2019
Over the Counter Medications for Constipation

The Big No Go

Constipation in older adults is common and affects quality of life. When severe, it can be life threatening. This article reviews the latest treatments and thoughts about prevention.

/ May 1, 2019