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Looking for love may take 3 months or more off lifespan

A Harvard study earlier this year concluded that men who “matured” in a social environment where women were scarce may have a shorter life span of at least three months. The study is published in the August issue of the journal … [Read more...]

Easy way to explain (or understand) the cons of Probate

 Why Most People Want to Avoid ProbateFirst, it requires frustrating intrusion by the court, lawyers, and the public into a very emotional, private, family time. A judge may have to determine who is a legitimate creditor, and … [Read more...]

Fire destroys 93 year-old’s proof of military service; now he can’t get benefits

Veteran’s proof of military service burns in fire; VA not willing to make exception A 93 year-old veteran from CA can’t get the benefits he says he is entitled to, even though he was drafted in 1943, and served in the U.S. Navy … [Read more...]

“Seniors and dependent adults are vulnerable in our State”

The National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA) has been working with the state-level Adult Protective Service agencies (APS) as part of an ongoing effort to remain up-to-date on the budget issues. The most recent … [Read more...]

Should the WikiLeaks fiasco raise healthcare privacy concerns?

Read the FULL Article here With roughly 250,000 documents released by WikiLeaks and with the aid of some popular media outlets, the ramifications of the diplomatic cables will be far-reaching. My initial thoughts were mixed: … [Read more...]

Should the WikiLeaks fiasco raise healthcare privacy concerns?

As the recent WikiLeaks disclosures continue to make headlines across the globe, I can not help but reflect upon what this means for healthcare privacy. Why are these classified documents so “sensitive” in nature, that the White … [Read more...]

Living to 100 becoming more common, stress reduction is key

The senior citizen population is quickly growing; but did you know that centenarians are expected to reach the 800,000 mark by 2050? Even more shocking – this number was estimated to be only slightly over 50,000 in the year 2000.* … [Read more...]