Middle Age and Menopause: Challenging Time and Change for Many Women

Awareness, education and a positive approach to life are tools for a happy, productive and healthy middle age. While some aspects of this meaningful time are gender-blind, women have their own set of possible health challenges during midlife. Manisha Parulekar, M.D., geriatrician in the Division of Geriatrics in the Center for Health Senior Living, discusses the changes in mental ability that women face as they age (page 8).