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.
At Chicago Ideas Week, Dr. Jennifer Brokaw spoke about the uncomfortable but vital conversations we should all have with our doctors, our families and ourselves well before we near the end of life.
When esteemed journalist Tom Brokaw was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, he said he was “unprepared for the universe I was about to enter.”