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How do you get rid of those ugly bare spots in your lawn? Ron demonstrates how to overseed your yard so you can say bye-bye to the bare spots.
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Most health care professionals will tell you that type 2 diabetes is a chronic, progressive and incurable disease (it’s the seventh leading cause of death in the United States).
Aging experts say we need to rethink forcing people out due to their age
A few weeks ago I was at a dinner for the kick-off to a three-day program in New York City I attended called Age Boom Academy, whose theme was Global Aging: Danger Ahead? Our dinner speaker was John Beard, director of the World Health Organization (an arm of the United Nations) Department of Ageing and Life Course, and the question he posed to all of us was: “What is old?” It made for some lively conversation.
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One of the biggest stumbling blocks for job seekers over 50 is having the right skills to meet a prospective employer’s needs. Last summer, I testified at a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing about older workers (I wrote about it for Next Avenue) and offered a recommendation to help these applicants: let’s get additional…
When Alison Huck of Shrewsbury, Mass., had a persistent cough in 1999, she thought she had pneumonia. She was actually diagnosed with reflux (sometimes called gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD) and given a prescription for omeprazole 20 mg, twice a day, which the 50-year-old has taken religiously ever since. Omeprazole is more commonly know as…
If you’ve ever been laid off, you know how it stings. I’ve been there, too, and, sadly, growing numbers of workers have lost their jobs lately. The first quarter of 2016 saw 76 percent more job cuts than the last quarter of 2015, according to global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas. If you become…
As we age, few of us escape periodic — or not-so-periodic — joint pain. While it may be possible to work around occasional pain and stiffness in a knee or elbow, arthritis that is constantly painful and potentially debilitating can make everyday activities newly challenging. When replacing the cap on the toothpaste requires effort, having…
You’re sitting down to enjoy a nice steak at your favorite restaurant, maybe sipping a little wine. Suddenly a piece of meat gets stuck in your throat. It’s not enough to block your breathing, so you’re not quite choking —but you also can’t get it down. You excuse yourself and go to the restroom, hoping…
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