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Let Them Stand!

  Attention all senior living architects, designers, directors, caregivers, family members, insurance companies, litigators, and law makers… Standing is a normal human condition.  And if you’re a underused pair of legs and a sore bum, you might even say that ...

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The Myth of the Bum Knee

*** Other than the ubiquitous quest for more time, the number one reason I hear for not participating in exercise is “I have a bum knee.” I also hear bad back, frozen shoulder, and painful hip. Occasionally there’s tennis elbow, ...

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Don’t Age. Evolve.

What if we looked at growing older as an evolution rather than an aging process? What if we viewed each passing year as an opportunity to maximize our ongoing development? If you want to be better next year than you ...

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Chronic Health

One of the hallmarks of my definition of Functional Aging is that much of how you age depends on the choices you make throughout your lifetime.  Chronic disease is the human predator of our industrialized world… not infectious disease, starvation, ...

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Light Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease

I am delighted by the potential of this study… a non-invasive, sensory-based, simple treatment for Alzheimer’s disease that might just knock the pharmaceutical industry on their bums. Published last week by MIT researcher Dr. Li-Huei Tsai, the outcomes are cautiously optimistic. The short ...

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