Category Archives: Seniors

Medicare — The Little I Know

In case you didn’t watch the first Presidential debate, Barack Obama has a grandmother. Me too! I also have a grandfather. He will be 100 years old one week from today. For 35 years, he has been receiving Medicare. If … Continue reading

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Urinary incontinence in women

Today’s topic provides just one more piece of evidence that God is, indeed a man. As if it is not bad enough we have to get fat and give up wine and sushi for nine months, reproducing also leaves us … Continue reading

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Aging skin care – what not to do

The miraculous appearance of the sun breaking through the clouds above my hometown has me thinking of summer.  Summer has me thinking of schedule-less mornings with kids underfoot, freezing cold Chardonnay with a sprinkle of sand, lazy-hazy days with frequent … Continue reading

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Aging Skin

Today is my birthday, not that I am proud of it, but it is the anniversary of the day I was born nonetheless.  While we age minute by minute, we get older year by year.  Not that I mind.  Life … Continue reading

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Why do optimistic people live longer?

The simple answer is that they want to.  If you ask a roomful of people if they want to live until they are 100, the ones who raise their hands instantly are the optimists.  Lots of people will raise their … Continue reading

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End of Life Decisions

I am not sure who wrote this but it is very touching. My Living Will — Last night my kids and I were sitting in the living room and I said to them, “I never want to live in a … Continue reading

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Living long enough

People are living longer but how long is too long?  In parts of Africa, largely due to the AIDS epidemic, the average life expectancy is in the 30s.  In Japan, the average life expectancy is in the low 80s.  We … Continue reading

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Exercising and the aging body

I won’t waste your valuable time discussing how good exercise is for your heart and your weight.  You don’t need to hear again how it decreases your risk for all kinds of disease including but not limited to cardiovascular disease, … Continue reading

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