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Advocates urge Gov. Patrick to spare vulnerable seniors

BROCKTON, MA — Six days before Gov. Deval Patrick announced his budget cuts to elder home care services, elder rights groups including Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), the Brockton-based regional agency serving older adults and individuals with disabilities, sent him a letter urging him not to hurt vulnerable seniors. Now that the “9c cuts” have been announced, advocates […]

Study finds U.S. unable to fill housing needs of aging American

The need to adapt homes for the older years comes at a time high housing costs are already causing many Americans to cut back on necessary food or medications.

Workers strive to bridge generation gap

A preconceived notion that younger workers have a sense of entitlement is exacerbating the gap.

Living together, aging well

There is the traditional home setting with the support of friends, family and services; Village or NORCs (Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities); or planned cohousing, a trend known as “Golden Girls” living.

Bay State woman wins ‘People’ magazine’s most beautiful

Her selection could be a sign that slowly, but surely, society is starting to celebrate the beauty of all its members, not just the young.

Self-publishing authors get the word out

For over 50 years, even before they married in 1961, Gloria Daniels’ husband, Arthur, had been telling her that she should write books. “I didn’t pay any attention at all,” she said. “Then I hit 70 — and I’m writing books.”

There’s help for older adults suffering mental illness

For some battling mental health issues, it’s all about taking those tiny steps. For older individuals, the challenges can be greater.

Older consumers driving auto market

This is not your father’s Oldsmobile or even the Dodge Dart you drove in your formative years or purchased as your son or daughter’s first car.

Retirement afterlife creates opportunity

31 October 2014

If I had a dollar for every time friends proclaim they can’t wait until they retire, I would be on my way to retirement financial security.

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Mayan culture meets resort Mecca

31 October 2014

The legacy left by the Mayans included written language, magnificent architectural treasures, and sophisticated systems of astronomy and mathematics.

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Decorating touches help spruce up vacation homes

31 October 2014

From airy beach houses filled with light to rustic retreats tucked into the mountains, vacation homes can lead to inspired decorating.

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Making the indoors safer for allergy sufferers

31 October 2014

Although the thought of sleeping with millions of dust mites — microscopic arachnids that feast on flakes of skin — is just plain gross, it’s something most people can handle without worry.

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Tripping seniors on purpose to stop future falls

31 October 2014

Falls in the elderly cost $30 billion yearly to treat and can send them spiraling into poor health and disability.

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Combatting financial abuse

31 October 2014

Just because the elder’s decision seems bad, doesn’t make it (the financial proposal) wrong or exploitative.

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