The United States of Stress: And What to Do About It

On a recent Sunday, I was scrolling through the plethora of television and movie options available to me on Apple TV and came across a documentary on HBO titled The United States of Stress.  The program is moderated by Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN fame and explores the empirical science that makes one finding abundantly … Continue reading The United States of Stress: And What to Do About It

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How Allergies Can Affect Seniors

Chances are, if you battled allergies as an adolescent and adult, you’ll also have them as a senior. However, there are also instances where seniors develop new allergies which may be attributed to changes in their health and hormones. Scientists are not entirely sure what causes allergies to come and go, but they do know … Continue reading How Allergies Can Affect Seniors

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How Aging Can Impact Driving Ability

Aside from living on their own, another task that many seniors associate with independence is driving. They are often reluctant to give up the car keys because they want to continue being able to come and go as they please. However, there comes a time when this is no longer a safe option and they … Continue reading How Aging Can Impact Driving Ability

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Knowing Your Long Term Care Options

We’re an aging population and the statistics are eye-opening, to say the least: 77 million Baby Boomers, 10,000 are reaching retirement age each day, and about 45% of them have zero retirement savings to support them in older age.  This may be the primary reason that nearly 82% of them support increased taxes to shore … Continue reading Knowing Your Long Term Care Options

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Families Facing Early Memory Loss are Not Alone

One of the questions that I receive most frequently goes something like this: why are there so many more people being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementias today compared to two or three generations ago?  The simple answer is that more of us are living longer today than ever before and age is … Continue reading Families Facing Early Memory Loss are Not Alone

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