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Month: August 2020

Honoring Choices

Aug 28, 2020 What would happen if you were suddenly unable to speak for yourself and communicate your health care choices? As competent adults, starting at 18 years old, we have the right to direct our health care choices and make our own health care plans. Choosing a trusted person–called a Health Care Agent or…
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Healthy Eyes

Aug 22, 2020 Many older Americans do not know they have one of the leading causes of blindness — glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease. These diseases are often asymptomatic in the early treatable stages. In addition, our brains are amazing in their ability to adapt to a slow loss of vision. This…
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Don’t Miss This Chance!

Aug 14, 2020 When I was in my early twenties, my Mother worked at a nursing home in northern Arizona.  One day, I was visiting her at work and met the most fascinating woman. Ellie was in her nineties when I met her.  She was born and grew up in the Arizona territory, and remembered…
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Immunizations

Aug 7, 2020 August is National Immunization Awareness Month A major topic in the news for the past few months is speculation on when an immunization against Covid-19 will become available and how effective it will be. While we will not know the answers to these questions for some time yet, the Center for Disease…
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Hurricanes & Covid-19

July 31, 2020 August 1 is the first day of the peak hurricane season (August-September).  While the last hurricane in Massachusetts was Bob in 1991, the Commonwealth has a history of destructive hurricanes. In 2020, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts an above normal hurricane season. Regardless of the seasonal forecast and the…
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