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Older Women Who Like To Drink Alcohol Think It’s Normal Memory Cafe Offers Comfort What To Do If Your Home Health Care Agency Ditches You American Trails Lead To Good Food, Libations Family Caregivers Rarely Asked About Support Needs Take A Dream Caribbean Cruise On An Authentic Windjammer My Kids Are Older, So I Can Stop Worrying, Right? What The 2020s Have In Store For Aging Boomers
 
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Older Women Who Like To Drink Alcohol Think It’s Normal

Women aged 50-70 are more likely than younger women to consume alcohol at levels that exceed low risk drinking guidelines, and most think that’s just perfectly fine.

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Memory Cafe Offers Comfort & Connections

Doug and Connie Moore met at seminary. He was a student and pastor of an inner-city congregation, and she was a student and a public health nurse.

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What To Do If Your Home Health Care Agency Ditches You

Craig Holly was determined to fight when the home health agency caring for his wife decided to cut off services Jan. 18.

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American Trails Lead To Good Food, Libations & History

Elizabeth and Andy Beyer’s drive along California’s Sonoma Valley Wine Trail was a lifelong dream. 

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Family Caregivers Rarely Asked About Support Needs

Nearly 20 million Americans are unpaid, usually in-family caregivers for adults over 64.

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Take A Dream Caribbean Cruise On An Authentic Windjammer

If your fondest dreams are more about the journey than the destination, a trip on a legendary four-masted windjammer in the Caribbean may be just the adventure you’re looking for.

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My Kids Are Older, So I Can Stop Worrying, Right?

My son Patrick and his band mates toured the Midwest recently. I followed their progress on Facebook as they drove from Connecticut to Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa and Pennsylvania.

Boomers

What The 2020s Have In Store For Aging Boomers

Within 10 years, all of the nation’s 74 million baby boomers will be 65 or older. The most senior among them will be on the cusp of 85.

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Do You Worry About Healthcare Costs In Retirement?

18 February 2020

Nearly half of Americans aged 50 to 64 worry they won’t be able to afford healthcare when they retire.

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Coronavirus: Five Things To Help Weigh Your Risk

17 February 2020

The news about the novel coronavirus in China grows more urgent daily. The number of related deaths is now greater than 1,300, while tens of thousands of people have been infected.

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Medicare

Feds To Track How Private Medicare Info Gets To Marketers

15 February 2020

Key personal details gleaned from the files of Medicare can then be cross-referenced with databases of individual phone numbers, allowing marketers to home in with their calls.

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Relationship

For Valentine’s Day, 5 Tips For A Better Relationship

14 February 2020

Tell your partner one new thing every day, big or small. Let the person know you.

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Money Mistakes Even Smart People Make

13 February 2020

Certified financial planner Jill Schlesinger has seen smart people make some pretty spectacular money mistakes. 

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Unfair Medicare Reimbursements Threaten Care

11 February 2020

It costs more to care for patients who are frail, have dementia, are depressed or poor.

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