Monthly Archives: August 2014

Recommended Reading from Choice Connections of VA

August 6th, 2014 (No Comments)

Recommended Reading from Choice Connections of VA I’m Too Young To Be Seventy by Judith Viorst (Author), Laura Gibson (Illustrator) The beloved bestselling author of Forever Fifty and Suddenly Sixty now tackles the ins and outs of becoming a septuagenarian with her usual wry good humor. Fans of Judith Viorst’s funny, touching, and wise poems about turning thirty, forty, […]

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How to be the Favorite Grandparent

August 6th, 2014 (No Comments)

How to be the Favorite Grandparent From Grandparents.com  #1: Show up. Relationships are like the lotto: you’ve gotta be in them to win them. That means face time, because absence has a price. If you haven’t seen as much of the grandchildren as you’d like to, you risk becoming the dreaded “other” grandparents – the […]

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Intellectual Enrichment Again Proven to Delay Cognitive Decline in Seniors

August 6th, 2014 (No Comments)

Intellectual Enrichment Again Proven to Delay Cognitive Decline in Seniors The latest study from Mayo Clinic published in JAMA Neurology suggests even those with high risk gene can delay cognitive decline for years. The evidence continues to mount that the way to protect against the common cognitive decline seen in too many senior citizens is […]

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Recommended Vaccinations for Seniors

August 6th, 2014 (No Comments)

Recommended Vaccinations for Seniors Many people know that flu shots are recommended for seniors but there are other immunizations that are also recommended.  Here’s a breakdown of what vaccines the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends for adults 50 and older, and how they’re covered by Medicare. Influenza (flu): You know seasonal flu shots […]

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