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Julyne Derrick

Julyne Derrick

Julyne Derrick is a writer and editor who lives between Brooklyn, NY and upstate NY. She has more than 20 years experience writing and editing for online Websites including MSN.com and About.com and spent her first working years as a health reporter at various New Mexico newspapers.

A native small town Texan, she enjoys visiting friends and family in Texas and when she’s not traveling home, she spends time with her husband and toddler son skiing in winter and sailing and hiking in the summer.

She has a keen interest in aging issues and seniors because her father has had to adapt to becoming blind at 65 (he handles his situation with large doses of humor) and her feisty grandmother, “Meemaw,” lived to 96. She particularly enjoys finding solutions for the everyday issues people face as they and their loved ones age.

Seniors Go Gluten-Free

Thursday, 14 December 2017
Seniors Go Gluten-Free

As awareness of gluten issues grow, more and more people –- including seniors –- are being diagnosed with celiac disease and gluten allergies.

While learning to live a gluten-free lifestyle can be daunting to anyone, it provides unique challenges to seniors over age 65.

Here, we address some challenges seniors going gluten-free may grapple with.