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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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  • Alzheimer’s: Early Signs…Maybe Prevention

    Just to be right up front about it, there presently are no cures for Alzheimer’s Disease.  There is some evidence to encourage taking vitamin D to help stave off some forms of dementia, but it is not the rigorous...

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  • Resources for Families with Alzheimer’s Disease

    Count slowly from one to sixty-seven…one thousand one, one thousand two, one thousand three… By the time you reach 67, one more person in the United States will have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.  In fact, one in three...

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