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Janna Marlies Maron
My Personal State of the Union

Jan 15, 2016
My Personal State of the Union

Several folks I follow online wrote a personal State of the Union for 2016 and it seemed like a good idea, so I thought I’d do the same. I like the idea because it’s a good exercise for summarizing what went well in the past year–what I’d like to do more of–and what didn’t...

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Aging Reform: Super Sized to Bite Sized

Jan 14, 2016

by Matt Perry

Sometimes, super sizing your meal is just too much.

The same could be said for a state senator’s bill on aging reform, which was deemed “too far reaching” in its lengthy list of recommendations when it was first introduced – and defeated– last year by the Senate Health Committee.

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Aging Reform: Super Sized to Bite Sized

Jan 14, 2016

 

by Matt Perry
Sometimes, super sizing your meal is just too much.
The same could be said for a state senator’s bill on aging reform, which was deemed “too far reaching” in its lengthy list of recommendations when it was first introduced – and defeated– last year by the Senate Health Committee.

The post Aging...

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MidLifeBloggers
“What’s Your Point, Universe?”

Jan 14, 2016

Actually, I think the greatest lesson of being on the other side of sixty is that you really need to hitch up your Big Girl Panties more often.

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MidLifeBloggers
“What’s Your Point, Universe?”

Jan 14, 2016

Actually, I think the greatest lesson of being on the other side of sixty is that you really need to hitch up your Big Girl Panties more often.

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Alzheimer’s Funding Increases

Jan 13, 2016

By Matt Perry

Getting sick is expensive. And so is dying… especially from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

A recent study revealed that of the three leading killers in America – dementia, cancer and heart disease – dementia was by far the most expensive to treat before a patient’s eventual death.

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Game to 100
God, children and pit bulls

Jan 13, 2016

Since my college days, I’ve carried in my mind a question posed in Dostoyevsky’s novel “The Brothers Karamazov.” It comes during a debate between two of the brothers on reconciling evil in the world with an all-loving God.  The question … Continue reading

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Smartphones Double-Edged Swords for Victims of Domestic Abuse

Jan 12, 2016
Smartphones Double-Edged Swords for Victims of Domestic Abuse

By Lily Dayton

A cellphone is a lifeline for survivors who need to dial 911, find a safe place to stay or reach out for support. But they also make victims vulnerable to their abuser.

The post Smartphones Double-Edged Swords for Victims of Domestic Abuse appeared first on California Health Report.


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For Kids in Mental Health Crisis, Solutions Loom

Jan 12, 2016
For Kids in Mental Health Crisis,  Solutions Loom

By Lynn Graebner

California is sending far too many kids with mental health issues to hospital emergency rooms, driving up costs, adding to their trauma and contributing to high rates of youth suicide, experts say.

Despite available resources and models from other states for creating a system to treat children in their homes or the...

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MidLifeBloggers
Over 60? Answer these…

Jan 12, 2016

It’s just a little quiz…no prizes, just my eternal good will. Loading…

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