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Aging & Finances: Does Mom Or Dad Need Help?

People plan for retirement but they don’t plan for growing old. From AgingParents.com, click for “Ten Warning Signs Your Parent Needs Help Handling Money”.

01/06/2012

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Safe Sleep Tips for Your Baby

The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development offers a “Safe Sleep Top 10″; easy for parents and caregivers to follow.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2011

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Screening Tool Helps Evalulate Risk For Alcohol Abuse

In the handbook “Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth: A Practitioner’s Guide” a screening tool is offered along with ways to quickly determine a child’s risk for alcohol-related problems and interventions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2011

Medicare Enrollment Begins Early This Year

If you need to sign-up for Medicare Part D, you better get moving. Enrollment began early this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2011

No More Paper Checks For Federal Benefits

The federal government will begin making all benefits payments either directly to a bank or credit union account or to a special debit card.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2011

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Can A Daily Dose Of Potatoes Help Your Heart?

A new study finds a couple of servings of potatoes a day reduces blood pressure for the hypertensive obese.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2011

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RiverWalkers Club Welcomes 60+ Crowd

They arrive by the hundreds to stroll the Detroit Riverfront.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2011

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Area Agency On Aging Offers Senior Solution Guide

As you age, there are times when you’re looking for a program or a specialist to aid in the care of a disabled loved one or yourself. Fortunately, there is a source for that type of information that’s as close as the Detroit Area Agency on Aging’s “Senior Solution Resource Guide for Seniors and Caregivers.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2011

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Report Examines State Of Nursing Home Care In Detroit

One Detroit nursing home closes each year. That’s among the findings of a new report out this week by the The Detroit Area Agency on Aging.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2011