Summer Safety for Seniors with Allergies

Spending time outdoors can be a great way to shake off the last of the winter blues and soak up the sun, but as the weather gets nicer, allergy season often gets worse. Dealing with seasonal allergies is no picnic, and it can be especially difficult for seniors who often have underlying health conditions that … Continue reading Summer Safety for Seniors with Allergies

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Summer Fitness: Moving Exercise Outdoors

With nicer weather settling in, it’s hard to resist the temptation to go outside and enjoy the warmth and sunshine. It can also be a great opportunity to shift your workouts outdoors for not only a change of scenery, but also a change in activity. Switch things up and try some different exercises that you … Continue reading Summer Fitness: Moving Exercise Outdoors

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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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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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