Protecting Your Assets

Great information from Council on Aging, Marin County Public Administrator and Seniors At Home, a division of Jewish Family and Children’s Services. You’ve worked hard for what you own. Whether it is your property, your prized belongings or your savings, you want to make sure that it goes to the people you love [...]

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Changing the Conversation About Death

Changing the Conversation About Death In a culture often caught up in living for the moment and accumulating possessions, Tess Lorraine is doing what she can to get people talking about dying. “Dying is vital; it is very alive,” she explains. “Dying is very much like birth – the same huge transformative forces [...]

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Good Vibrations: Sound Therapy uses music and vibrations to heal the body

Do you know that feeling you get when a favorite song comes on the radio? Within just a moment or two, you are transported to a different time and place – and you feel good. Music and sound have a powerful connection with the human body. That relationship is the basis for sound [...]

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CrossFit + Older Adults = Good Stuff Baby!

If you are looking for a way to maintain or increase your level of strength and fitness, you should consider CrossFit. CrossFit is a trademarked fitness program that combines a variety of movements -- such as squats, pull-ups, push-ups, weightlifting, gymnastics, running and rowing -- into a timed workout. “Everyone, regardless of your [...]

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Fighting Parkinson’s Disease: Rock Steady Boxing delivers a knock out punch!

When Don Streeper, 71, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease two years ago, he was surprised. After all, he wasn’t shaking (which is a prominent symptom), and he thought there was just something wrong with his knees. It seemed his gait was off... something he believed his knee replacement surgeries would fix. But, he [...]

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Never Too Old to Ride: Bay Area Older Adults Experience Benefits Of Equine Therapy

There is something magical about horses. These beautiful animals have the uncanny ability to mirror the feelings of their handlers and riders. Despite their large and intimidating size, horses offer their humans a sense of connection, cooperation and trust. Riding or walking a horse also provides a low-impact exercise that is beneficial for [...]

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What You Need to Know About the Opioid Epidemic

Editor’s Note: I would like to state that the information in this article is not meant to address the needs of individuals in hospice care. Experts are calling the opioid epidemic the defining health crisis of our time – and with good reason. According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 72,000 Americans [...]

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Financial Assistance Programs for Medical Needs and Prescription Drugs

Born to Age   •   August 13, 2018 Government agencies, retail pharmacies, drug manufacturers, and non-profit organizations offer a wide variety of programs with different kinds of benefits. One may be right for you. The resources listed are provided as a convenience to the public and do not constitute all drug discount [...]

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