Posts Tagged ‘Seniors’

Tax Facts You Need to Know

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I often get a lot of tax-related questions in my business. Here are the answers to some of the most common queries: • For how many years do I need to keep tax returns? You should keep your tax returns from 2008, 2007, 2006 and 2005. The IRS will usually only go back three years, [&hellip
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Jewish Home Land Swap

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Representatives from Jewish Home Lifecare, an organization that provides health care for seniors, met with community groups on Aug. 12 to unveil a proposal to redevelop its West 106th Street nursing home in Park West Village, on West 100th Street. To bankroll the new nursing home, a project that has long been in the works [&hellip
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Managing Menopause

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Question: When does menopause really begin? Answer: A woman reaches menopause when a year has passed since her last period. Menopause, like many of the changes in a woman’s body through her lifetime, is caused by changes in hormone levels. Menopausal transition, called “perimenopause,” is the time when a woman’s body is close to menopause. [&hellip
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MANAGING LIFE WITH PARKINSON’S

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Q. Is it true that farmers are more likely to get Parkinson’s disease? A: Although genetics is very important in Parkinson’s disease, many researchers believe that environmental exposures also increase a person’s risk of developing the disease. There are studies that show that farmers and other agricultural workers have an increased risk of getting Parkinson’s. [&hellip
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PREPPING FOR FLU SEASON

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It’s time for a flu shot. Flu season in the northern hemisphere can range from as early as November to as late as May. The peak month usually is February. The vaccine can be administered anytime during flu season. However, the best time to get inoculated is October-November. The protection provided by the vaccine lasts [&hellip
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STRUGGLING WITH SPOUSAL DUTIES?

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Q. I’m embarrassed to admit this, but I’m getting low scores in the husband department, if you get my drift. Is this happening just because I’m getting older? A. First, you have no reason to be embarrassed. And I definitely get your drift; I’m going to guess that you don’t mean you’re forgetting to put [&hellip
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