Once upon a time
Once upon a time
If you are like most of us, it’s likely you have a few bottles of prescription medicine lying around that you don’t need anymore. Perhaps you filled a prescription, only to learn later your doctor was changing your treatment plans. Or perhaps the drugs prescribed went out of date before you finished taking them.
When you wind up with a medicine cabinet full of unwanted or unused medications, it’s a good idea to dispose of them, but how?
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We might not all know the precise definition of the term hypertension, but just about everybody is well aware of the condition by it’s more familiar name – high blood pressure. And no matter how we refer to it, hypertension, hypertension can be a killer among the young and old.
Some 50 million Americans have the disease, including 60 percent of all senior citizens; about 2 million Americans are diagnosed every year with hypertension; and the malady contributes to approximately 700,000 ...Continue Reading →
There is now, and always will be, a generation gap so profound that groups on both ends of the age spectrum might think their counterparts are from another planet.
Dare I say that’s a good thing, because within this gap – which can extend from the oldest World War II-era citizen to the youngest Generation Z digital whiz-kid – there is much to share and much to learn. It all begins with the willingness to communicate and relate.
In most families and ...Continue Reading →
The adage that “people don’t plan to fail – they fail to plan” is a well worn cliche, but it’s also very true. Failing to plan properly can not only lead to plenty of heartbreak and problems at the end of life as well.
Many people familiar with the term living will, but they might not completely understand what it means. There are standard wills, in which a person makes known where assets should be distributed after his or her death; ...Continue Reading →