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7 COMMON DRUGS LINKED TO HIGHER RISK OF DEMENTIA

These widely used medications can be toxic for older adults' brains
Want to keep your brain — or the brain of someone you love — as healthy as possible? Of course you do. So you’ve been learning about what to do: what kind of physical exercise to try, what kind of brain games to play, what kinds of foods to eat, what kinds of supplements to take, what kind of sleep to get.

RETIREMENT LIFE: WOMEN AND MEN DO IT VERY DIFFERENTLY

But a new survey finds one thing makes them both happiest
Imagine you’re about to retire. Clean slate, free days. What will you do with yourself? The answer depends, in large part, on whether you’re a woman or a man.

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What You Need to Know About Strength Training

The key to a longer life may be as simple as lifting weights, according to a new analysis of older adults which showed twice-weekly strength training resulted in lower odds of dying. In fact, the odds of death for any reason was 46 percent lower in those who trained with resistance compared to those who did not.…

How the ‘Divorce Mortgage’ Could Help Older Homeowners

Coming soon to a bank near you: the divorce mortgage? If so, this could be a welcome development for older homeowners who want to stay in their houses or condos after a marital breakup but don’t have the cash to do so. According to a recent article in the British newspaper, The Telegraph, some lenders…

Why We Missed the Signs of My Mom’s Lewy Body Dementia

I never imagined my mother would have anything in common with actor and comedian Robin Williams. But when his widow revealed that he suffered from Lewy body dementia, she said, “Lewy body dementia killed Robin. It took his life.” She linked this often-misdiagnosed and incurable form of dementia to his suicide, saying that he had…

A Dangerous Health Problem No One Talks About

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…

Picking the Right College to Avoid Student Loans

(The following is excerpted from the new book The Debt-Free Degree by John F. Wasik. The e-book is available on Amazon.com and other sites.) We had a two-layered financial strategy when my daughter sat down with us to come up with a list of colleges she should apply to in her junior year. We asked…

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