Positive Expectations Can Improve the Quality of Your Aging

Posted on February 4th, 2022
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Are you getting older and getting tired of it? Do you look back fondly on the days when you didn’t know the name of a urologist? Or, when you considered an afternoon nap a waste of time?  How about when bedtime was right after Johnny Carson’s monologue?  And all the gradual issues of forgetfulness and […]

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The Rise, the Fall and the Rise of Peter Bogdanovich

Posted on January 28th, 2022
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In 1974, Peter Bogdanovich had a firm grasp on Hollywood’s brass ring.  He had three commercially and critically successful films under his belt: The Last Picture Show, Paper Moon, and What’s Up, Doc? Picture Show was instantly recognized as a contemporary classic.  It received eight Academy Award nominations and was hailed by some as the finest American movie since Citizen […]

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Struggling to Keep Schools Open during Omicron

Posted on January 20th, 2022
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For school children in the United States, 2022 is starting to feel like old times.  That is, times when the pandemic closed schools and remote learning became the norm. There is one wrinkle of difference today:  the public, academic officials, and healthcare experts are largely in agreement that schools should be kept open in the face of Covid-19 challenges. […]

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Betty White’s Lesson:  How Seniors Benefit from Owning a Dog

Posted on January 11th, 2022
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For most of her long life, Betty White was dialed into special information that even scientific research had not yet explored.   White, who passed away on New Years Eve 2021 just weeks before her 100th birthday, understood the myriad of benefits created by the bond between humans and animals.   “Animals don’t lie, animals don’t criticize,” White […]

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Covid and Opioid Deaths make 2021 the Most Lethal Year in US History

Posted on January 4th, 2022
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When the final numbers are in, 2021 may surpass 2020 as the most lethal year in U.S. history.  It is estimated the death total will be over 3.4 million, up from the 2020 benchmark of 3.38 million. As a consequence, the CDC is revising American life expectancy — down almost 2 years, to 77. Obviously, the […]

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