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CAN YOU REALLY REVERSE DIABETES?

Recent research gives some surprising insights into the disease
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).

TIME TO END FORCED RETIREMENT?

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.

Articles and Blogs

4 Ways to Ensure Your Work Skills Are Up-to-Date

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…

The Dangerous Side Effects of Acid Reflux Drugs

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…

Writer Jonathan Kozol on Losing His Dad To Dementia

“Take me home.” How many caregivers have heard this plaintive refrain from an elderly parent in a nursing home who feels displaced and longs to leave? Jonathan Kozol, a National Book Award-winning author who writes about injustice and education, took it seriously when his father began voicing this plea repeatedly. Harry Kozol had been a …

A Cure for Dementia in 5 Years?

The former head of the World Dementia Council says he is “optimistic” that a cure for dementia may be found in five years. Dennis Gillings, a biostatistician and the outgoing chairman of the Council, said “great strides” had been made in scientific understanding of dementia and the gaps in research, according to Britain’s The Daily Telegraph.…

Best Money Moves When You Get Laid Off

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…

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