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  • Bigger than Hurricane Michael

    You’ve heard the statistic.  Every day 10,000 more Americans turn 65 years old.  We all know someone who has celebrated their 65th birthday…no crisis.   The crisis will be the magnitude of need that’s represented 10, 15 or 20 years...

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  • Dementia is in the Air We Breathe

    I have shared this statistic before, but in America someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease every 67 seconds.  And Alzheimer’s is just one of the approximately one hundred types of dementia.  Scientists do not have a cure for any...

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  • Who Stole Grandma?

    It’s not a new story that the internet is a potentially hazardous place to conduct financial transactions.  You may have warned your kids and even your older parents.  Beware of the companies who may be hacked and your older...

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  • There is an ‘I’ in Caregiver: 5 Tips to Avoid Burnout

    We all have heard of coaches exhorting their players to work together by saying “there is no ‘I’ in team.” Let me share what I’ve learned from another coach ata business coaching seminar recently.  The coach was very clear in...

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  • Mittens Before the Frost

    I was asked today about the “mitten test.”  It was one of our colleagues who had remembered something I had said about how to use mittens to facilitate a better test of how well home is still working with...

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  • Tennis Everyone?

    What do tennis, racket ball and soccer have in common?  What do jogging, swimming and biking have in common?  You may see that you need at least one partner for each of the first three, and the other three...

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  • How to Begin Your Conversation

    I had the good fortune to speak to a local Rotary chapter this morning.  The question they had put to me was simply how does one plan with an older loved one for that moment that no one wants...

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  • The Hidden Story on Prostate Cancer

    I would like to share a bit of insight into what our more mature male friends should be aware of regarding prostate cancer, and it is not about the cancer itself.  If you ask most men of an age...

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