Author:

Sarah Mahoney

Sarah Mahoney is a freelance journalist who writes about health and wellness and is a contributing editor f AARP The Magazine. Her work appears regularly in such publications as Weight Watchers Magazine and Marketing Daily, and she’s been published in Self, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, Prevention and Reuters. Based in Midcoast Maine, she’s an avid hiker and explorer.

Posts from Sarah Mahoney

Meatless Mondays

Improve your cardiovascular health with a plant-based food day.

Patient Story

‘The best opportunity’

An array of pediatric specialists has assembled to help a toddler reach his greatest potential amid the challenges of cerebral palsy.

Mourning in the time of COVID-19

While the past year delivered much loss, it has also highlighted the importance of grief—and how it comes in many forms.

Don’t let COVID-19 cloud the holidays

A psychologist shares her top suggestions for how to make celebrations special while still being safe.

Lessons from the polio pandemic

The history of a past virus teaches us a lot about patience, the persistence of public health, and the power of vaccination.

Patient Story

‘I know how important it is’

Mobile mammography services travel to the Upper Peninsula, providing cancer screening to underserved communities.

‘When life throws you lemons’

Health coach Angie Chandler overcame her pandemic doldrums to inspire herself and others with an outdoor neighborhood fitness squad.

Patient Story

‘I’m just living life’

A routine screening made all the difference for Michigan mom Tabitha Wolters, 44.

The fresh-air solution

Ventilation emerges as a key weapon for staying healthy in the time of COVID-19.

Patient Story

Sexual health, at every age

Thanks to candid questions, Brenda Marihugh learned that intimacy could be possible again.

‘Can we please go play?’

Kids are eager to get back out there. Here’s how to do it safely.

The new rules for grandparents

After months of Zoom, Skype and FaceTime, families might be able to get a little closer while still managing risks.