From the monthly archives: August 2014

 I am neither happy nor sad on Father’s Day. There are no warm memories to wrap myself in, or feelings of loss. Truth be told, I remember hardly anything about my father. He died when I was seven. 

I grew up in the fifties, when almost no […]

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I saw a great presentation last week at a wearable computing conference, by the wearables group at Motorola–a team that’s really focused on building Google Glass-like equipment for industry, rather than consumers.

It was interesting that even at this small industry event, no one in the audience quite […]

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 The youngest of the baby boomers will reach age 50 this year. Those at the other end of the generation are fast approaching age 70. The greatest wealth transfer is about to begin.

The Boston College Center on Wealth and Philanthropy conservatively estimates that $1 trillion will pass from one party […]

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The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA), which tried to keep us from going over the “fiscal cliff,” raised the federal estate tax exemption to $5.25 million and made permanent an estate tax concept called “portability.” How long the exemption will stay at $5.25 million (ignoring annual inflation adjustments) is anybody’s guess.

“Portable” means […]

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I walked the show floor of the American Telemedicine Association Conference in Baltimore. Lots of ER, operating room and hospital products. A few exercise/wellness products. Lots of talk about connection, integration, systems, clouds, etc. I agree with Elizabeth Patterson from Totier, “More new interesting approaches shining light into the black box”.

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Healed!

On August 12, 2014 By

Important news for people with musculo-skeletal injuries and those who have recently undergone surgery.  

According to an article published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons entitled: “Loading of Healing bone, Fibrous Tissue, and Muscle: Implications for Orthopedic Practice” by Joseph A. Buchwalter, MS, MD, and Alan J. Grodzinsky, PhD, there […]

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Five Fabulous Foods

On August 7, 2014 By

We know we have to eat to live – food provides the building blocks to grow and repair our bodies, and we need food to produce energy to run vital processes.

Beyond those basic needs, though, is the concept of “functional foods” – foods that might “provide […]

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Why I Write

On August 4, 2014 By

When I started Moving Solutions 18 years ago, I knew I was in the business
of aging, not the business of moving, so it is not surprising that my writing is about aging as well. When you delve into the details of people’s lives, as Senior Move Managers do, you observe the impact […]

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