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Taking Cardiovascular Health to Heart

The actual human heart looks nothing like the cartoonish renditions that have saturated countless media for hundreds of years, particularly during the month of February. The first known publication of…

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The COVID Vaccine: A Q&A for Seniors

For most of us, 2020 couldn’t get off the calendar quickly enough. Abundant memes depicted its annihilation (sledgehammers smashing 2020 and such) and even an entire film, “Death to 2020,”…

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Bringing Cheer to Seniors This Holiday Season

For some, even in so-called “normal” times, the holiday season can be less than merry and bright. While advertisements, light displays, music, catalogs and countless other media tell us it’s…

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Lessons in Lifelong Learning

“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death,” said Albert Einstein. In Einsten’s day, the word “student” conjured images of young people sitting in rigid rows of…

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Hope and Help for Those Dealing with Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Most people associate grief with physical death. But a loved one developing dementia or Alzheimer’s evokes a similar sense of loss. As journalist and political commentator Candy Crowley so poignantly…

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Seniors and Pets: A “Paw-Some” Combination

While the COVID pandemic has changed life for the worse for many people across the world, there are some creatures who must be loving its side effects, our pets. From…

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We Need to Talk about Senior Living (Part 2)

Here we examine how to do it in a timely, effective, compassionate manner that will leave all parties feeling heard, understood and looking forward to the next chapter.

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We Need to Talk About Senior Living (Part 1)

There are few conversations more difficult than the one between adult children and their aging parents about moving into a care-centered living environment. This is the case in so-called “normal”…

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The Importance of Staying in the Fight Against COVID-19

“The proof is in the pudding.” While that old proverb originated with the idea that we have to taste our food to know if it’s any good, it is currently…

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