Free Brainworks Events

Free educational series in October could help those with Mild Cognitive Impairment or Mild Dementia

Baptist Health Medical Group Neurology and Baptist Health HealthwoRx Fitness & Wellness Center will offer Brainworks, a free educational series for those with mild cognitive impairment or mild dementia, each Wednesday in October at HealthwoRx in Lexington Green.

Scheduled from 2-3:30 […]

By |September 30th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Free Brainworks Events

Tips for transitioning from the hospital to home

No one likes being admitted to the hospital, so when the discharge planner says that you’re good to go, there are usually cheers all around. But in the excitement of the moment, it is easy to forget to ask some very basic questions about your next steps.

This story, by My Medicare Matters team with […]

By |September 28th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Tips for transitioning from the hospital to home

Long-lived parents could mean a healthier heart into your 70s

Long-lived parents could mean a healthier heart into your 70s

The longer our parents lived, the longer we are likely to live ourselves, and the more likely we are to stay healthy in our 60s and 70s. Having longer-lived parents means we have with much lower rates of a range of heart conditions and some […]

By |September 18th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Long-lived parents could mean a healthier heart into your 70s

Charles Osgood announces retirement at 83.

At 83, Charles Osgood announces retirement after 45-year career at CBS

Long-time “CBS Sunday Morning” host Charles Osgood announced recently he is retiring from the show many call the best program on TV. “For years now people — even friends and family — have been asking me why I keep doing this considering my age. […]

By |September 16th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Charles Osgood announces retirement at 83.

Seniors and Facebook

Teens open up a whole new world to seniors by teaching them Facebook

When Sarah Wishnia received an iPad from her daughter, she “didn’t even know how to open the thing.” Max Rosenblum showed her how to socialize on Facebook and how to shop on Amazon with her new device.
When Sam Nevel’s children and grandchildren […]

By |September 14th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Seniors and Facebook

Changes in pension plans mean some seniors are having to pay back

How to protect yourself when changes in pension plans mean you have to pay back

Ed Cochran’s weathered hands began to tremble as he read the letter from his union pension plan.
“We made a terrible mistake,” it began. The June 2013 letter said he was overpaid for nearly two decades, to […]

By |September 12th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Changes in pension plans mean some seniors are having to pay back