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  • Dementia and Driving Don’t Mix

    It’s not just about forgetting how to get to where they are going.  Older adults – even in the early stages of dementia – are simply at a much higher risk of accidents while driving.  While adults over the...

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  • A Caregiver’s Holiday Checklist and an Invitation

    Here in Chicago we just had a day time high temperature of 88 degrees this week, but I am thinking of the holidays.  The grass may still be green and the leaves may still be on the trees, but...

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  • Healthcare at Home

    Today’s posting is from one of our long-time business associates and health care industry expert.  Mr. John Marchica is founder and president of  Darwin Health, a research resource and think tank in the industry.  He is a published author...

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  • Sunrise … Sunset

    If you are a caregiver to an older loved one, you likely have heard of it, but maybe you were not sure if it is a real syndrome…or if it is, what you can do about it.  I am...

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  • Gone Phishing

    Nearly two in three adults report they use some sort of social media, up nearly tenfold just over the past 10 years.  While younger adult consumers are a large part of this boom, adults 65 years and older have...

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  • In the Heat of the Day

    The mid-summer holiday – Independence Day – may be behind us, but the heat of the summer is upon us.  If you have an older loved one in your orbit, you need to be aware that summer is more...

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  • Boomers a Driving Force

    With about 25 million Americans 70 years of age or older and licensed to drive – about four of every five adults that age — the Boomers are poised to be a substantial force behind the wheel.  But Boomers...

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  • Alzheimer’s: New Diagnoses – New Treatments

    June is National Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Awareness Month.  I will be having a number of postings on related news this month, and the good news is there is, in fact, good news on a number of fronts. Most...

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