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A Guide to Longevity

February 10, 2016

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A Guide to Longevity by Dr. Larry Wilson —  In this article, I offer some guidelines for getting on a path toward maximum human development and, subsequently, a longer lifespan. The suggestions below will give you food for thought and cover many aspects of life. This article is short and to the point, as we are […]

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Burgeoning health care costs tax retirees

January 20, 2016

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Burgeoning health care costs tax retirees by Dr. Tad Sztykowski —  Despite recent legislative attempts to lessen the burden of health care in America, costs continue to increase every year. The good news is that the price of health care for both the current and future generations of retirees can be reduced through the use […]

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The sandwich generation — who is caring for you?

October 13, 2015

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The sandwich generation — who is caring for you? by Ruth Tarantine —  A social worker, Dorothy Miller, originally coined the term “sandwich generation” back in 1981 to describe women in their 30s to 40s who were sandwiched between young children and aging parents as their primary caregiver. A lot has changed since then. Women […]

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Getting Old Without Getting Anxious: A Book for Seniors, Loved Ones and Caregivers

May 31, 2015

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Getting Old Without Getting Anxious: A Book for Seniors, Loved Ones and Caregivers by Peter V. Rabins, M.D., with Lynn Lauber — Rabins explains that experiencing life as an older person does not have to mean living in fear and gives information that will help anxious patients and their caregivers learn how to cope with […]

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Is retirement cancer of the soul?

December 8, 2014

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Is retirement cancer of the soul? by Dr. Lin Weeks Wilder —  Is retirement the American Dream or nowadays is it a dream that those under the age of 40 will never see fulfilled? Just what do we mean when we talk about the dream of retirement? Actually, retirement may mean one thing to you […]

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Music on your brain

December 4, 2013

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by Jill Mattson —  Music as entertainment is just the tip of the iceberg. Music is a hidden giant with far-ranging impacts on our health and learning. It is easily accessible and inexpensive. So, what is wrong with this solution and why is it not used more? Music stimulates regions of the brain responsible for […]

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HGH and sermorelin

December 1, 2013

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Collecting treasured life moments is one of the few good things about aging. Weddings, births, vacations and good laughs are just some of the events that enrich our lives and, the older we get, the more take-your-breath-away moments we experience. Not all aspects of aging are welcomed, however. What can […]

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Osteoporosis — scurvy of the bone

November 23, 2013

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become less dense and more likely to fracture. In the United States, more than 40 million people either already have osteoporosis or are at high risk due to low bone mass. One-half of all women and one-fourth of men older than […]

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Boomers — We can still change the world

October 5, 2013

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by Barney Cannon —  I know you are out there. You are almost retired or thinking about retiring; you are a banker, a construction worker or a realtor and you drive a BMW, a Tahoe, an F-10 or a Harley. Your children are grown, or almost grown. When you get home after a long day, […]

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More seniors have Alzheimer’s

June 10, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  A new report by the Alzheimer’s Association shows that one in three seniors have dementia when they die, and deaths from the disease increased nearly 70 percent between 2000 and 2010. “It is going to swamp the system,” said Dr. Ronald C. Petersen, chairman of the advisory panel to the federal […]

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Exercise — a fountain of youth for aging bodies

May 6, 2013

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by Brenda McDermott —  Talk to any group of older people and chances are you will often hear a long list of stories about bodies that, once young and strong, are now betraying their owners. Many who are less healthy than they once were may even be facing a loss of independence. The bottom line […]

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Forgotten valentines

April 13, 2013

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by Mary Sanders —  Have you ever really thought about Valentine’s Day? We associate the month of February and St. Valentine’s Day with flowers, candy, chocolate and cards. Your may have a personal tradition of finding a special something for your sweetheart. Or, you might be the person who dashes into a convenience store and […]

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Baby Boomers — the next 60 years

April 7, 2013

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by Dr. Bill Gallagher —  Baby boomers start turning 60 years old this year (yes, some of us are only turning 42), and we have much to look back on. Ahead of us is a longer life expectancy, and with it, the time to do more. The key, of course, is staying healthy enough to […]

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