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Cornerstone: Where Care Meets Commitment

It is no accident that the first day of fall on the calendar marks National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, sponsored by the National Council on Aging (NCOA).  As our population continues to age, it amazes me to see how many injuries occur from falling.  Many of us are fearful of “breaking a hip” but it goes beyond that.  It has been documented that in the United States, adults 65 years old or older die from a fall every 20 minutes.  I frequently treat patients with various injuries ...

Health News You Can Use

Research published this week in the journal Circulation, reported findings of a 34 year study on over 100,000 people found five modifiable lifestyle       behaviors associated with a 14 year longer life expectancy in women and a 12 year long life expectancy in men at age 50. The health behaviors related to longer life included never smoking, eating a healthy diet, maintaining a normal weight, drinking alcohol in moderation or not at all, and getting more than 3.5 hours a week of moderate to vigorous activity. The ...

Know Your Nest

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The Green Lane

Source: There are many other forms of instruments for conducting a financial transaction for goods and services, so what are a few alternatives to hard cash, or having to use credit and debit cards? Samuel K Burlum discusses some of the more popular possibilities. Individuals whom have lost faith in the traditional monetary system have been in search for other ways to exchange their goods and/or services for other desired needs and wants, using other platforms to be compensated for their wares. Since the housing bubble crisis in ...

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