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Too Hot To Handle: Smart Steps to Avoid Heatstroke

Too Hot To Handle: Smart Steps to Avoid Heatstroke

Amara Rose August 1, 2017 1

A friend’s untimely death in 2014 has always bothered me. As I wrote in this post on grief, Cheryl (“Snake” to her friends) was 68, healthy and fit. In her twenties she led a

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And In The End…

And In The End…

Amara Rose July 25, 2017 2

We’ve explored death and dying issues a number of times: Death, Be Not Proud The Final Frontier: Saying Yes to Death Facing the Inevitable with Grace and Wit Preparedness: Shedding New Light on the

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Bridging Generations: How Tech Takes Care of Seniors Now

Bridging Generations: How Tech Takes Care of Seniors Now

Amara Rose July 18, 2017 0

Canada has reached a census milestone: for the first time in history, seniors outnumber the nation’s children. Even more startling: within three years, this will be true worldwide. It’s already old news in Japan,

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Chasing the Carrot: We Catch It In Our Late 60s

Chasing the Carrot: We Catch It In Our Late 60s

Amara Rose July 11, 2017 4

Are you happy? It’s one of life’s perennial questions. The Declaration of Independence promises us the right to pursue happiness, but doesn’t guarantee its attainment. Instead, the Founding Fathers held out a carrot on

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Retirement Wizardry:  Where the Smart Money Meets Reverse Mortgage Magic

Retirement Wizardry: Where the Smart Money Meets Reverse Mortgage Magic

Amara Rose July 5, 2017 2

As 10,000 baby boomers a day turn 65 (a phenomenon that began in 2011 and continues through 2029), retirement savings — or the lack thereof — continues to be grist for financial columnists nationwide.

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I See What You Mean: “Vision”ary Elder Tech

I See What You Mean: “Vision”ary Elder Tech

Amara Rose June 27, 2017 3

Genomics. Virtual symptom trackers. Socially assistive robots. With the average human lifespan now twice what it was just over a century ago, and the elder population exploding, it makes sense that health care disrupting

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Caregiving: Who Will Take Care of Me When I’m Old?

Caregiving: Who Will Take Care of Me When I’m Old?

Amara Rose June 20, 2017 2

Since 1989, eldercare expert Joy Loverde has been promoting the causes, concepts, and needs of an aging population. Author of the forthcoming, Who Will Take Care Of Me When I’m Old? (October 2017) Loverde

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