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  • Get Smart!

    Would you look for advice from an investment counselor who simply promised a lower rate of loss on your investments? Would you buy the car that promised mileage not as bad as some of the others? Well, we have...

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  • Everyone’s Cognitive Decline?

    Not everyone has the genes to put them at risk for Alzheimer’s Disease. Not everyone has a lifestyle that could put them at risk for other forms of dementia or cognitive decline. But did you know that everyone’s diet…or...

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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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