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New study reveals active sex ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor New study reveals active sex lives of the over 70s Older people are continuing to enjoy active sex lives well into their seventies and eighties, according to new research ... Read on »
Paying the Piper by Dr. Muriel G. Medical Doctor What would a new benefit package for the frail, known as intermediate care, cost? How could we pay for it? See next blog post. Read on »
Social Life in Old Age by Ronni B. Patient Expert It has become a tenet of old age that without plenty of friends and family, and an active social life, we are doomed to die before our time. In fact, one study, as re ... Read on »
Mr Alzheimers and Me, CBBC by Sarah Reed Healthy Living Professional 'My Life' is a BAFTA award-winning and critically acclaimed documentary series on CBBC.   On 4 February at 5.30 pm , you can watch a recent offering, 'Mr Alz ... Read on »
New Clues for the Internet and You by Ronni B. Patient Expert In 1999, four middle-ish-aged guys who were stars in the development of the still-emergent internet wrote a book about how the internet, an amazing global “conversation” p ... Read on »
Higher dementia risk linked ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Higher dementia risk linked to more use of common drugs Diagram of the brain of a person with Alzheimer's Disease. Credit: Wikipedia/public domain. 27 jan 2015--A large ... Read on »
Cancer screening for asymptomatic adults does not save lives by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Cancer screening not all it's cracked up to be By Dr. Brian Goldman  Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine looked at the evidence o n ... Read on »
Old People's Sense of Time or by Ronni B. Patient Expert ...lack thereof. [EDITORIAL NOTE: As far as I know, the following has no basis in fact and may or may not be related to age (although I believe it is). It is no more ... Read on »
ELDER MUSIC: The Impressions, Etc. by Ronni B. Patient Expert This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my ... Read on »
Doing the Right Thing by Dr. Muriel G. Medical Doctor For the third time in a 50 years, it’s hip to talk about dying (except, perhaps, if you are in the middle of dying yourself). Interest seems to come in waves. First there ... Read on »