Tag Archives: healthy aging

It Ain’t the Age, It’s the Activity!

  In today’s Washington Post “MisFits” column, Lenny Berstein introduces us to a gentleman named Roy Clark, who at 102 works out several times a week with his 70 year old personal trainer.  Mr. Clark started working out seriously three … Continue reading

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Long-Term Care and the Fiscal Cliff Deal

As part of the deal to prevent the fall over the fiscal cliff, two provisions that could significantly impact national long-term care strategy were quietly passed as part of overall package.  These measures could both be critical to individuals receiving … Continue reading

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Moving On…

Well, the election is over and no matter who you voted for, the result is the same, we have a duly elected President and Congress and they have a job to do and now they MUST come together, cross their … Continue reading

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Brain Health – It’s All In Your Head!

Image Source Page: http://bornstoryteller.wordpress.com/tag/fine-arts-education/ Our brain is an amazing organ.  It grows and develops, learns and changes as we do.  Our brain houses our personality and is the very essence of our being.  As we age, the maintaining health of … Continue reading

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Real Concerns Emerging With Reverse Mortgages

  Once touted as one of the best ways for an Older American to supplement their retirement years, reverse mortgages are coming under pretty intense scrutiny. Reverse mortgages  allow homeowners 62 and older to borrow money against the value of … Continue reading

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Making the Connection – eHealth Can Help You Own Your Own Health

There are many eHealth opportunities available for older Americans to help them deal with the health issues that typically accompany the journey into their “Greater Years”.  As people age, many develop chronic ailments and physical limitations.   There are wonderful technologies … Continue reading

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Generations Together – A Better Community

I recently read where multiple generations living together in the same household is on the rise.  The reasons stated weren’t surprising: kids graduating college, but not finding jobs so returning home, parents living with adult children because they can no … Continue reading

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