Developing Psychic Armor

Every so often a word or phrase comes along that explains a rather complex concept with brevity and clarity – — here are a few examples: groupthink — a word that refers… Read More

The Benefits of Growing Older

I don’t know about you, but personally, I get offended by all of the ads on television that make aging look like a fate worse than death. Even more frustrating? With a… Read More

Blood Pressure Medication Promising for Alzheimer’s Patients

According to a new study published in the journal Hypertension, a frequently prescribed blood pressure medication may help slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease in patients. Researchers randomly gave the drug nivaldipine… Read More

You CAN Protect Your Memory

For the average medicare beneficiary, no topic has more relevance than memory retention. As baby boomers age, researchers are predicting an astounding number of patients with dementia over the coming decades. But,… Read More

Medicare Reminders

If you enrolled in Medicare before 2016, consider yourself very fortunate. Starting this year Part B Premiums will be substantially higher for 30% of Medicare beneficiaries. ¬†Which 30%? New enrollees. They will… Read More

Prescription Drug Costs: The Bane of Medicare Beneficiaries

      Ask the average senior what concerns them the most about health care and it’s likely he or she will mention the stratospheric rise of prescription drug costs. Recently, Dr…. Read More

Strong Bond Beneficial for both Grandparents and Grandchildren

      A study conducted by Sara M. Moorman, assistant professor at Boston College accentuates the strength of the grandparent/grandchild bond. Her research concludes that grandparents who share a reciprocally supportive… Read More