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NY Times: New Advice for Multiple Ailments

The majority of older adults are dealing with with at least three chronic medical conditions. Heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, kidney failure,  arthritis, hypertension, and the list goes on.  Many times these individuals have a primary care doctor, but have been … Continue reading

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The Economist: Boomers not Paying Their Fair Share

  According to the Economist, the economic legacy left by the Baby Boomers is leading to a battle between the generations. As we all know, or have heard by now, the Baby Boomer, or Silver Tsunami, or whatever name we … Continue reading

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It’s Alzheimer’s Action Day!! Take Action!!

It’s Alzheimer’s Action Day!! Take Action!!.

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Quality of Life for Mom and Dad…or Any Other Older Friend or Relative

Quality of Life for Mom and Dad…or Any Other Older Friend or Relative.

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Staying Healthy and Active at Home – Wherever That May Be

While statistics tell us that most older Americans prefer to “age in place” and stay in their homes and communities, some because of health or other reasons, may decide to reside in a long term care facility such as an … Continue reading

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Aging Parents and Role Reversal by Helen Cockrell

As your parents or other relatives age, the role of who cares for whom can be reversed.  Your children are no longer the only parenting or caregiving role you play.  Now included are the care and decisions for your own … Continue reading

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Yoga for a Lifetime by Helen Cockrell

The traditional concept of getting old is being redefined by Baby Boomers. Baby Boomers enjoyed each stage or phase in life much longer than any other previous generation, thanks to their positive outlook on health maintenance and exercising. And just … Continue reading

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