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Will Adult Diaper Sales Top Baby Diapers?

Silly question? Not so fast. In Japan, sales of adult diapers have outstripped baby diapers. Can the U.S. be that far behind? Will aging boomers be hearing, “Beep, your diaper is full”? Tags: adult diapers, aging, Baby Boomers, baby diapers, Social Security, urinary incontinence

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Older Drivers – When is it Time to Stop Driving?

Older drivers, as a group, may be the safest people on the road, in part because they log fewer miles on the odometer. But mile for mile, they have the highest crash and fatality rates of all but the youngest drivers. A frail grandmother at age 85 is as dangerous behind the wheel as her […]

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What’s a Basic Laptop PC for an Aging Computer Novice in 2013?

Often I’m asked by older people, who are only slightly conversant with today’s consumer electronics, what sort of computer would suit their needs. Typically, they feel overwhelmed, and, with the recent proliferation of iPads® and Android® tablets they see being used by younger family members, they’re frequently confused. “Wouldn’t a tablet do it all for […]

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Growing Old Gracefully – Its About Freedom

As I’ve aged, I’ve become kinder to myself, and less critical of myself. I’ve become my own friend. I have seen too many dear friends leave this world too soon, before they understood the great freedom that comes with aging. Tags: aging, broken heart, freedom, growing old, growing old gracefully, seniors

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Repeal Obamacare and Seniors Lose

I cannot understand why so many seniors receiving Medicare are falling all over themselves to see Romney/Ryan elected. For all it’s shortcomings, one thiing is certain. If Obamacare is repealed, the dreaded “doughnut hole” will be restored costing seniors an average of $600 annually. Moreover, yearly, cost free, preventive checkups will be eliminated. Tags: aging, […]

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