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  • Your Flight to Nowhere is Boarding

    You have probably put off a vacation or most any travel for more than a year with the threat of the pandemic making taking a flight seem about as safe as jumping into a tank of alligators.  But with...

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  • New Friends During Quarantine, But At a Cost

    The Covid-19 pandemic and quarantine are receding in our collective rearview mirrors, but there are some lasting and devastating effects that remain…and they aren’t health-related.  We have talked about how isolating the pandemic was, especially for older adults who...

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  • The Side Effects Physicians Don’t Talk About

    You all have heard about the side effects of FDA-approved medications that make their sales pitches on your television.  First, however, you see perhaps a bleak picture of what a medical condition can represent for a patient, but once...

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  • If the Alzheimer’s Drug Doesn’t Work … part 2

    In last week’s post, Steve Steiber, Ph.D. of our Team explained the new Alzheimer’s therapy, aducanumab, and what’s going on in the “Alzheimer’s space” generally, because Dr. Steiber has over 30 years doing market research in the biopharma arena. ...

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  • Breaking News for Alzheimer’s … part 1

    The big splash on the medical news this past week gratifyingly was not COVID-19, but instead an approval of a new Alzheimer’s treatment by the FDA.  If you have been following any of the news on this new drug...

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  • Music in the Key of ‘Z’

    I am not saying that music is not helpful in your digestion or in your love life, but a recent compilation of multiple scientists’ research makes a strong case that music is a wonderful assist for your older loved...

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  • If You’reOnly as Old as You Feel?

    We’ve all been asked a question like “How are you feeling?”  And we probably didn’t take but a moment before giving some pat answer like “fine,” or “good” or if we’re being honest “lousy.”  I suspect none of us...

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  • Flipping the Switch to Flourishing

    It’s not depression, but you just haven’t felt motivated, you just haven’t felt much of anything…maybe just watch one more sequence of whatever of your favorite cable picks and then you just end up bingeing.  We all have probably...

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