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  • Three Common Mistakes We Make with Long Term Care

    Lauren Weldon is a partner in Margolis Weldon, a law firm specializing in estate planning and elder law.  We have invited Lauren to post on what we all need to know about Long Term Care.  She offers this: Even...

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  • Exercise to Remember … and Vice Versa!

    …which is to say that there is new research that shows exercise can help keep the brain healthy and able to produce and retain memory function! I have had a number of posts over the years on the importance...

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  • Redefining Medicare and Medicaid “Health” Benefits

    Earlier this month, Kaiser Health News published an update on what the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)  is doing to reimburse for more services that may not be strictly medical…but offer a health benefit.  With Kaiser’s permission...

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  • One More Thing Barbara Bush Taught Us

    Barbara Bush, wife and mother to presidents, has taught us another lesson this past week, and it is about how she chose to die.  She taught us that palliative care and hospice care are different concepts, but she also...

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  • Who Guards the Guardian of the Galaxy

    Stan Lee, the 95 year old co-creator of The Guardians of the Galaxy and the rest of the Marvel Comic Book series was in the headlines of the Hollywood Reporter this past week.  But the story was not about...

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  • Goldilocks was Right

    But in this particular case, it is not about the firmness of a mattress; it is about how much time you spend on your mattress.  We all probably knew that too little sleep is a bad thing.  Never mind...

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  • Four Things to Know About Medicare Drug Coverage

    No surprise to anyone with a medical condition that drug prices continue to soar even during this past decade of near zero inflation.  If you have a loved one 65 years of age and older, you need to know...

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  • Talk About Difficult

    It ended with almost uncontrollable laughing.  That’s how one of our team describes his conversation with his mother about making her funeral plans one day not long ago.  Yes, you heard that right…they talked about her memorial service and...

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