Category Archives: News
Do the patriotic thing—get vaccinated against covid—and fears. :- Doug.
We need somehow to get beyond being tired with being tired; perhaps immerse ourselves in this pandemic moment. What do you think? :- Doug.
Here is an article from a medical journal saying that kidney donations from those in their 80s “and older” function as well as from a 50-year old. http://www.physiciansbriefing.com/Article.asp?AID=717883 Think about this: could you help? :- Doug.
Here is a report of a small study showing personalized programs have reversed the effects of Alzheimer’s: http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2016/06/16/Personalized-treatment-may-reverse-Alzheimers-memory-loss/6921466083695/ “[T]he researchers designed a personalized 36-point program involving changes to diet, brain stimulation, exercise, optimization of sleep, specific pharmaceuticals and vitamins and … Continue reading
Here is a good Tedx video about a 75 year study: http://www.ted.com/talks/robert_waldinger_what_makes_a_good_life_lessons_from_the_longest_study_on_happiness#t-6827 Worth looking into! :- Doug.
The IRS has just issued an information release to give 5 ways to spot the telephone tax scams sweeping the nation just now. You don’t have to be a victim: “The IRS will never: “1. Call you about taxes you … Continue reading
Friends– Here’s an article from CNBC about a non-profit in Pennsylvania trying out telemedicine: essentially it looks to be a monitoring device that allows nurses and doctors to be alerted if you fall or have other needs. Thus, for some … Continue reading
Friends– Maybe business will figure out that we Boomers might be a good market. Here are 11 startups Aging 2.0 thinks might be good: http://www.geripal.org/2013/11/innovation-and-aging-11-generator-startups.html :- Doug.
Friends– Nursing homes and others have for years cut off people from Medicare payments (and therefore therapy) when they were no longer “improving” or had “plateaued.” These words should be red flags for you. If you hear them, it is … Continue reading
Friends– US News reports on trends found in a study by the University of Michigan Retirement Research Center: semi-retirement, long part-time careers, and more. 7 Retirement Trends Article :- Doug.
Take a look at the AP-NORC study just out about how far off we are from reality: http://www.apnorc.org/projects/Pages/long-term-care-perceptions-experiences-and-attitudes-among-americans-40-or-older.aspx :- Doug.