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The Best Exercise for Aging Muscles

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on The Best Exercise for Aging Muscles

Source:  NY Times / By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS / MARCH 23, 2017 The toll that aging takes on a body extends all the way down to the cellular level. But the damage accrued by cells in older muscles is especially severe, because they do not regenerate easily and they become weaker as their mitochondria, which produce energy, diminish in vigor and number. A study published this month in Cell Metabolism, however, suggests that certain sorts of workouts may undo some of what the years can do to our mitochondria. Exercise is good for people, as everyone knows. But scientists have surprisingly little...

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Uber Me to My Airbnb? For Wheelchair Users, Not So Fast

Posted by on Nov 24, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Uber Me to My Airbnb? For Wheelchair Users, Not So Fast

Source:  NY Times / Sylvia Longmire / DISABILITY / NOV. 22, 2017 Whenever I hear someone mention Airbnb, I cringe — on the inside, at least. Not because there’s anything inherently wrong with Airbnb, the home-sharing business that has grown by leaps and bounds in the past few years and has opened up affordable accommodations to millions of people around the world. The problem is, it hasn’t done so for people like me. Airbnb is part of something called the sharing economy, an evolving system in which people who own certain things, like homes or cars, rent them out to others when they are not...

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Retirees, VA Disability Recipients to Get Biggest Pay Raise Since 2012

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Retirees, VA Disability Recipients to Get Biggest Pay Raise Since 2012

Source:  Military.com | 13 Oct 2017 | by Jim Absher Military retirees and those who receive disability checks and some other types of pay from the Department of Veterans Affairs will see a 2 percent pay raise in their monthly paychecks in 2018. It is the biggest cost of living (COLA) increase since 2012, equaling as much as $310 a month for those at the top of the retirement pay charts. Many Monthly Benefits Going Up Thanks to the increase, the average military retirement check for an E-7 with 20 years of service will go up by $46 a month, while an O-5 with the same time in uniform will see...

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10 of the Coolest Obscure Cars You Can Buy

Posted by on Nov 4, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on 10 of the Coolest Obscure Cars You Can Buy

Source:  Popular Mechanics / By Brian Silvestro / Nov 3, 2017 Click here to view the slideshow >>>>

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Harvard Health: A workout for your brain

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Harvard Health: A workout for your brain

Source: Harvard Health Letter / Published: August, 2016 Fear of losing your memory and thinking skills is one of the greatest concerns of getting older. Maybe that’s behind the increasing number of clinics offering brain fitness programs. “Brain training” isn’t a typical exercise program; it incorporates a number of activities and lifestyle changes to help boost brain function. “It makes very good sense to promote cognitive health using a variety of approaches. I embrace it even as we await more data,” says Dr. Kirk Daffner, a neurologist and medical...

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