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The Physics of Aging

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  A little over a year ago I published my first Choice Connections blog on staying active in your older years.  That topic still fascinates me today.  I’m curious why some people appear to be older and frailer than contemporaries who may actually be years older.  I remember a woman I met at a senior […]

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Is it ever too late?

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Is there any better feeling than having a “crush”?  Meeting someone new and being excited to get to know them, go out on dates, become a couple?  It’s easy to associate those feelings with being young, but the fast growing Baby Boomer generation makes up a huge percentage of singles in the United States.  Older […]

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Traditions

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  Looking back, I can’t count too many holiday traditions in my household.  My father was from a small family and we lived very far away from extended aunts, uncles and cousins on my mother’s side, so most holidays were quiet occasions, and the closest thing to an annual holiday tradition being the Christmas eve […]

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The Secret to a Long Life

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My husband would be able to tell you that my favorite movies to watch are documentaries.  I am fascinated with finding out more about people and places all around me.  Often times real life stories are more intriguing than any Hollywood drama!  I came across a title on Amazon the other day that got my […]

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Recommended Reading for April 2016

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Recommended Reading Parkinson’s Disease: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier By Shelley Peterman Schwarz April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. In preparing for that we wanted to find a book that might be helpful for families living with Parkinson’s. The author Shelley Schwarz was diagnosed with MS in 1978. As she struggled and learned about […]

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Using The Internet For Seniors

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Using The Internet For Seniors The internet is a valuable resource for seniors and it can be particularly helpful for those with mobility issues as it makes doing many things, such as paying bills; keeping in contact with people; and shopping, much easier, as they can all be done from home. If the senior is […]

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Is Medicaid Planning Ethical?

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Is Medicaid Planning Ethical? As in any area of consumer spending, knowing what to look for and what strategies to use in arranging for paid care services can often result in saving money. Some strategies such as Medicaid planning allow for preserving the home or relieving the pressure of spending retirement savings. Oftentimes a strategy […]

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