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  • It’s a Lot Like…

    Most of us have become familiar with generic drugs.  We now have a new category in your medicine cabinet called “biosimilars,” so I have again asked our Vice President, Steve Steiber, Ph.D., to talk to us about what we...

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  • Your Personalized Alzheimer’s Cure?

    We do a lot of postings on dementia, in no small part because adults rank it as their number one concern, just above running out of money or dying.  I have again asked our Vice President, Steve Steiber, Ph.D.,...

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  • Five Tips to Take the Crush out of Caregiving

    Ask any caregiver to an older loved one, and they most likely will admit that it is a stressful – but rewarding – job. But did you know that caregivers over age 65 are 63% more likely to die...

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  • Five Features You May Not Have Heard About Hearing Aids

    Nearly fifty million people in America suffer from some sort of hearing impairment, and most of these are from exposure to loud noise that has damaged the little hairs, or cilia, that conduct sound.  You cannot restore hearing in...

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  • When to Say No to Scammers

    …and when to not say anything…read further.  It seems like such a waste of talent…the energy and brains that scammers invest in finding new ways to bilk people of their money, and older adults are more susceptible than others. ...

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  • The Low Down on Low T

    It seems that you cannot watch the evening news without getting a pitch on why older men should be paying attention to their potential for “Low T”, or low testosterone hormone levels.  And a pharmaceutical company just happens to...

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  • Dementia and Autoimmune Disease?

    Autoimmune diseases have gotten a lot of press in the past decade or so, because scientists have developed biologic agents that have been able to slow or halt the progression of many of these diseases.  The list includes the...

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  • A Search Engine for Life’s Complications

    I have been in a discussion lately with some of my peers about how to describe the care management that we do as our calling.  In the internet age, most of what defines us all comes down to what...

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