high blood pressure, dimentia, alzheimer's,

New Alzheimer’s Study Shows Connection Between MCI/Dementia and High Blood Pressure

By The Alzheimer’s Association as reported by Heidi Frankel   This year at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) the findings of a new study provide important and relevant information on the correlation of MCI and dementia and high blood pressure. The following points address the results of the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT), study

The Road Less Traveled and Social Security

If you were born before Jan. 1, 1954, you are coming to a fork in the road for an important decision about Social Security. When it comes to selecting a Social Security filing strategy, perhaps Robert Frost said it best at the end of his famous poem The Road Not Taken: “Two roads diverged in

Ride DART to the Airport this Holiday Season

The holiday season has arrived, and many will be heading out of town to visit family and friends. If your travel plans include flying out of one of North Texas’ two airports, let DART be your ground transportation. Orange Line to DFW Airport Travelers can start their journey at any DART light rail station and

Medicare and Social Security Basics

In a recent survey of folks age 60-64 commissioned by MassMutual in August, 8 out of 10 respondents (79 percent) did not understand that a spouse age 65, who did not pay Medicare taxes, does qualify for Medicare because they are married to a worker who did pay Medicare taxes. Likewise, in another survey commissioned

Getting Through the Holidays After the Loss of a Loved One…
You Are Not Alone

The holidays are almost here and for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one, they can be very difficult. The holidays are a reminder of what once was, of traditions repeated over years — even decades — that represented who they were — as partners, spouses, adults, children, and grandchildren. For anyone

Why Home May be the Asst living of the Future

Most older Americans want to stay in their homes for as long as they possibly can. Put in negative terms, almost all of us want to avoid moving into senior housing, at least until we have no other choice. But most also agree that assistance may become necessary as our capacities decline and our needs

Here’s How Much More the Typical Baby Boomer Makes than the Typical Millennial in Every US State

Older workers in the US tend to make more money than younger workers, but the extent of the income gap between generations varies among states. Using Census Bureau data, Business Insider found out how much more baby boomers earned than millennials in each state. The gap between baby coomer and milennial income is biggest in

Research Suggests That Drinking Coffee Could Cut Chances Of Developing Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease

There has been a lot of good news for coffee drinkers lately. One recent study that just came out showed us that the more coffee you drink, the longer you live (score), and now, it turns out that the morning beverage might help in reducing the risk of developing Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease. While that’s nothing new, as there

Yes, Someday Your Prints Will Come

My wife and I went to an eighth-grade football game where our granddaughter’s band was playing spirit music and I shot photos with our digital camera, 310 to be exact. And we do not share many photos on social media. We share prints. Prints? Yes, prints. Every few months I select our best photos and

Social Security and Medicare

Basic Yet Important Things to Know Social Security and Medicare can be challenging to understand. Here are a few tips to help keep you informed and navigate the maze. In 2018, when you make $1,320 and pay FICA tax on that amount, you earn one Social Security credit. You can earn up to four credits

error: Content is protected !!