Category Archives: TOPIC – Open Forum

GENTLER CHEMOTHERAPY REGIMENS FOR OLDER MESOTHELIOMA PATIENTS

Open Forum-Faith Franz In the world of modern medicine, there’s an unspoken idea that stronger treatment equals better results. However, that’s not always the case. Some drugs, like doxorubicin, have a more than 90 percent chance of causing severe side … Continue reading

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NOW CASTING; RETIRED ADRENALINE JUNKIES SHOW

Open Forum- Alyssa Lomuscio- Hey Everyone, my name is Alyssa I’m a producer for a T.V. development company called Crybaby Media based in NYC. We’re working on a show idea right now about people ages 65+ who travel the country … Continue reading

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WHAT’S ON YOUR BUCKET LIST?

Open Forum-Matt Herndon– Ever since the 2008 movie starring Jack Nicolson and Morgan Freeman, “bucket list” has become a popular term for the list of life goals a person would like to achieve before they die. In other words, the … Continue reading

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PET THERAPY FOR AGING CANCER PATIENTS

OPEN FORUM- JASMINE McCARTHY Pets make people happy, and a happy heart can make all the difference when it comes to illness. That is why pet therapy, or animal-assisted therapy (AAT), can be beneficial to aging cancer patients. AAT is … Continue reading

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MOVING AND YOUR PET

YOUR PET’S BEST FRIEND – CHRISTINE MALLAR– As we face the coming of yet another New Year, our thoughts often turn to new beginnings and opportunities to change things in our lives that might improve or simplify them. For many … Continue reading

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WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN ADJUSTING TO THE RETIREMENT LIFESTYLE

Open Forum- Amy Trenton- After retirement, many adults find themselves with unrealistic expectations at what they feel retirement should be. The truth is that we work for what feels like our whole lives to suddenly one day walk away from … Continue reading

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DON’T BE A VICTIM THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Open Forum- Matt Herndon The holiday season is one of joy, hope and friendship. Unfortunately, it’s also one of opportunity for thieves who are looking to steal your holiday gifts or ransack your home while you’re away. This winter, be … Continue reading

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PET THERAPY FOR STROKE SURVIVORS

Open Forum- -I have a dear friend who suffered a major stroke earlier this year.  He is in his 70’s and has always been a very active person.  Needless to say, this has been very difficult for him, but his … Continue reading

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TOP 5 CONSIDERATIONS BEFORE RETIREING IN ANOTHER STATE

Matt Herndon- Today, some young people begin planning for retirement before they go to college. With all of the financial and practical considerations to take into account, it’s easy to see why. Although you may have planned for your retirement … Continue reading

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THE BLESSINGS OF A SOLARIUM

OPEN FORUM – BRIAN O’NEIL– Two of a household’s largest monthly expenses – food and power – can be reduced sharply with the addition of a sun-room. Investing a few dollars in seed and soil will yield many times that … Continue reading

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