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  • Everything to Lose

    Not a day goes by that the sun does not linger a bit longer, that the landscape gets a bit greener, that the weather gets bit warmer and that the scammers get a bit craftier.  We all are accustomed...

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  • Not Just Spring…

    We’ve heard of Spring Training for those who follow baseball teams like the CUBS or the SOX, and we all know that it is easier to get out and about once the weather moderates as it does in Spring. ...

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  • Three Steps to the Now Normal

    Yes, it has been a long year, maybe in part because it has been more than a year of this pandemic and subsequent shutdown and quarantine.  My photo here is someone’s intentional or unintentional way of putting this quarantine...

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  • As If COVID Were Not Enough

    We’ve all heard about COVID’s symptoms…the GI upset, the shortness of breath, the fever, the added symptoms of the long-haulers, the after effects among those who survive COVID and more.  We don’t hear much about the other big side...

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  • Diseases that Mimic Dementia…But Are Treatable-part 3

    As you can tell from now a third installment about other medical conditions that can mimic dementia, it’s not a quick diagnosis once one sees cognitive difficulties in an older loved one.  And the isolation of this past year’s...

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  • Diseases that Mimic Dementia…But Are Treatable – part 2

    Dementia is a fairly broad category that can include a number of different manifestations and/or causes.  But the truth is – as I discussed in my post last week – that a number of other medical conditions actually can...

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  • Diseases that Mimic Dementia…But Are Treatable – part 1

    Dementia is the condition that adult Americans fear the most, and tragically there are conditions that can give a false alarm to trigger that fear.  What walks like dementia and quacks like dementia may not necessarily be dementia!  There...

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  • Can I Have A Hug?

    I doubt there is anyone who does not have something that they have not been able to do during the quarantine, and that they are just dying to do once again.  As for me, I have a whole list,...

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