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Aging in America 2016 Conference Blog #2

The Boomer Business Summit was a day long conference held within the AiA16 event in Washington DC in March. From a prominent panel, we learned several fascinating and thought-provoking points about who we are and what is important to us in the different age cohorts. Here are a few of the points which, as we …

aging in america

Aging in America 2016 Conference Blog Post #1

The Aging in America 2016 Conference was sponsored by American Society on Aging and supported by a wide array of foundations and corporations. Keynotes, general sessions and workshops were happening for four days in Washington DC. The sheer quantity of information was staggering and I hope to share insights from the national and personal perspective. …

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Good Nutrition Contributes to Fall Prevention

March is Nutrition Month and a great opportunity to look at ways that good nutrition contributes to fall prevention in older adults. Athletes are usually careful about what they eat. They want to create and maintain stamina and strength so to that end, quality food and appropriate vitamins contribute to their overall performance. However, the …

Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function

Could it be true? An Alzheimer’s treatment that full restores memory function? According to Australian researchers, 75 percent of mice that received the treatment got their memory function back. This article came out last March. It would be good to know if there have been any more advancements with the treatment. I will do some …

San Diego's Inaugural Older Driver Awareness Week

San Diego’s Inaugural Older Driver Awareness Week

This year we are joining the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) by launching San Diego’s First Older Driver Awareness Week December 7- 11, 2015. We’ll be offering the Safer Driver Program free of charge to the community in three free countywide sessions. In the next 25 years, 10,000 Americans will turn age 65 every day …