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Critter Corner: Local High School Student Invents App to Identify Signs of Parkinson’s

Dear Baxter,My mother was taking pictures at my daughter's birthday party, and felt shaky holding the camera. This has happened in other instances, also. Recently, she's complained that her muscles are stiff, and her balance … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Alzheimer’s Accountability Act Signed Into Law

Dear Ernie and Jannette,I heard that the Alzheimer's Accountability Act was signed into law recently as part of a federal funding bill. Does this mean more money for Alzheimer's research?Thanks!Nida … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Pooled Special Needs Trusts

Dear Commander Bun Bun,I am considering a pooled special needs trust (managed by a non-profit organization) for my daughter, Shannon, who is intellectually disabled. What are some of the benefits and … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: What is Partnership Qualified Long-Term Care Insurance?

Dear Saki and Alley,I heard about Virginia's Partnership Qualified Long-Term Care Insurance. Can you tell me more about it as part of a Medicaid Asset Protection Plan? Thanks! L.T. Cayre ----- Dear L.T., Virginia’s Long-Term Care … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Meditation has Many Benefits for Seniors

Dear Commander Bun Bun,My neighbor, Shirley, meditates every day. She says it helps with several aspects of her health, including retaining memories. Do you know anything about this?Anita Relax---Dear … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Can You Claim a Pet as a Dependent?

Dear Baxter,My dog, Rover, is like a child to me.  He is cute, loveable, and playful, and like a human child, relies on me for support. Vet bills, food, cleanup, and repairs caused by damage, have cost a lot of money this past … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Spending Forever with Your Pet

Dear Saki and Alley,I am very attached to my cat, Jessie. We have been through thick and thin together. When I die, I would like to be buried with her. Is this a possibility?Love, Mike … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Beating the Winter Blues

Dear Saki and Alley,I get depressed at this time of year, ever since my husband passed away. I had a full house for the holidays and everything seemed great, but now that it is over and the tree and decorations are gone, I am … [Read more...]

Is Tai Chi for Me?

Dear Ernie and Jannette,My neighbor, Harry, is 80 years old and has gotten really into Tai Chi. He says it helps him stay fit, maintain balance, and avoid falls. I am 77, have arthritis and high blood pressure, and am not sure … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Helping Seniors with Winter Hazards

Dear Commander Bun Bun,My 80-year-old mother is having a rough time with this winter weather. Do you have any suggestions to help her deal with winter hazards?Thanks for your help,Cole Dowthere ---- Dear Cole,The … [Read more...]

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