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Video: Climate Change Harder on Seniors

How Climate Change and Natural Disasters Hurt Seniors More

How senior adults are at higher risk from climate change, natural disasters and loss of electricity. Unless you have restricted mobility or care for someone who does, you may not realize the multitude of challenges senior adults living alone face, sometimes multiple times a day. When natural disasters strike or summer temperatures rise, older adults […]

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Symptoms of Anemia in Seniors

Getting Enough Iron in Your Diet Iron is a natural mineral present in many foods. Iron is also added to many food products, and is also included in multi-vitamins and as a dietary supplement. According to the National Institute of Health Anemia in the U.S. is uncommon but not unheard of, and in seniors “unexplained […]

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Ram Dass on Death & Dying

“Their karma is their dharma,” he says. (He often speaks in pithy little nuggets of wisdom.) “We go from here, ego,” he says, tapping his head, “to here.” He pats his heart. “What I call the soul, the spiritual heart. That’s the path. Then you can view your life with a sense of detachment.” He […]

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Leon Russell Dead at the Age of 74

I first saw Leon Russell in 1970 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. It was the Joe Cocker, Mad Dogs and Englishmen tour and I wasn’t yet thirteen years old. The counselors for the “youth group” my parents had sent me to with the intention of pointing me in the direction of growing up to […]

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Old Rockers Honors Veterans on this Armistice Day

On this Veteran’s Day, November, 11, 2016 we will take time to remember those who have given their lives in service to defend the ideals of democracy and freedom. Regardless of political sentiments, opinions or tightly held beliefs, Old Rockers honors all veterans who give service to their country, and sometimes their lives defending what […]

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Free Gym Memberships for Seniors

Seniors are often eligible for free or discounted gym memberships through their Part-2 Medicare Supplemental plan. Learn what your options are to stay active, meet other seniors and stay healthy by taking advantage of free or low-cost exercise and classes.

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Ram Dass Talks About Aging

Ram Dass Talks About Aging

A wonderful and timely hour-long talk from Ram Dass (formerly Richard Alpert) about senior citizens place in our culture, aging in our society, and loss of power as we age.

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