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Vet’s Benefit Formulas May Be Changing. And Vets Are Confused!

As I mentioned in my last blog, my Dad was a World War II veteran. He mostly kept his memories to himself. But, on the rare occasions he opened up, he conveyed a sense of trauma and horror that remains

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It’s Taking Too Long For Our Veterans to Get The Benefits They Deserve!

Nothing makes me angrier than to see veterans suffering while the government dithers about their benefits. And my interest is very personal. My Dad, who recently passed away, was a World War II veteran. He didn’t speak very often about

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Too Old to Exercise? Who Are You Kidding?

George Burns lived to be 100…and never gave up the omnipresent stogie in his mouth.  “If I knew I was going to live this long,” he used to say, “I would have taken better care of myself!” Needless to say,

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Want to Age-Proof Your Brain? Here’s How – Part 2

Here are more ideas for how you can prevent Alzheimer’s or dementia. And if you follow them, you can prevent Alzheimer’s or dementia!  The Spice of Life  Good news for spice-a-holics! Spices are as good for your brain as they

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The Medicare Merry-Go-Round

Too Many of Us Are Ending Up Back in the Hospital After Being Discharged  A recent report by Dartmouth University researchers revealed that one in eight Medicare surgery patients ended up back to the hospital within 30 days of being

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What, Exactly, is Palliative Care?

Palliative care. We’ve all heard the term lately. But how many of us actually understand the term? To many of us, it’s something that takes place only on hospice. To others, it’s something that’s given only to terminal patients. WRONG

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If Your Loved One Has a Terminal Illness… Consider Hospice

By now, you may know my feelings about dying hooked up to machines when there’s no chance of cure, and about the alternative of dying with dignity on hospice. But you still may not know how easy it is to

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