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Posted by Jim Edminson on February 28, 2012
The homes we chose when we were young adults were often designed for growing families. They were perfect for our needs at the time. But they were homes that USC Davis School of Gerontology professor Dr. Jon Pyoons calls “Peter Pan Housing.”...read on
Posted by Michael C. Blackwell on February 23, 2012
In one of Anne Lamott's novels a teenage girl has become caught in the web of several addictions. She is sinking deeper into an abyss and her parents seem helpless in knowing what to do. One friend of the mother speaks to her of the dangers...read on
Posted by Michael C. Blackwell on February 21, 2012
People who are 75 or older and have to make a trip to the emergency room because of pain are less likely to be given pain medication than a younger patient with the same complaint.
Those results come from a seven-year study of patient data...read on