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LIFE GOES ON: Manly-Man Yoga

February 19, 2012
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LIFE GOES ON: Manly-Man Yoga

MANLY-MAN YOGA So why am I, a psychologist, writing about yoga? Because it works to heal anxiety and depression. Have you ever observed a baby holding his feet up in the air while lying on his back? That’s yoga. “Happy Baby Pose” Have you ever seen a baby lying in a crib face down...

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Granny Snatching: West Coast Advice Helps Connecticut Seniors Avoid Nursing Homes

February 8, 2012
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Granny Snatching: West Coast Advice Helps Connecticut Seniors Avoid Nursing Homes

The issue of whether elderly relatives should live their final days in nursing homes, or be cared for in their own home or that of a relative, is quickly emerging from the shadows of legislative committees into the limelight of public debate. The aging Baby Boomer generation will bring unprecedented financial burdens to state...

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Granny Snatching: Connecticut’s State Sen. Edith Prague Back at Work for Elderly!

February 2, 2012
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Granny Snatching: Connecticut’s State Sen. Edith Prague Back at Work for Elderly!

A minor stroke on Christmas day hasn’t seemed to slow State Sen. Edith Prague D-Columbia even a half step. She returned to the state Capitol  in late January,  went right back to work and says  she’ll be running for another term! “Too many important things are happening, I’ve got to be here,” she told...

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Connecticut’s Female Seniors Live Longer Than Men; Budgets Will be an Issue

January 18, 2012
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Connecticut’s Female Seniors Live Longer Than Men; Budgets Will be an Issue

Remember that old joke about why men die sooner than women? Because they want to! OK, maybe it’s not politically correct, but it does reflect a reality in human demographics – the study of humans and charting us by categories such as age, race, religion, and education. I received an update on the status...

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