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Occupy Goes Grey: As Seniors Demonstrate, Bank Shuts Down

With their wisdom and white hair, a group of elderly activists shut down a San Francisco Bank of America branch near Bernal Heights on Mission Street. Calling themselves “wild old women,” the group of 12 protesters ranged in age from 69 to 82. On Jan. 5, they traveled to the bank with their walkers and… Read more »

Longevity Planning Panel – Nov. 9, 2010

Franklin Templeton Investments is hosting a “Cross-Generational Longevity Planning Panel” that will take a look at “A Look at Your Future and How to Optimize Your Parents’ Independence.” This event is free to the public and they even provide a free lunch so come out and learn that eldercare is a lot more complicated than… Read more »

Untreated Poor Vision and Dementia? Study Finds Link…

A 2010 University of Michigan Health System study found that seniors with untreated visual disorders are significantly more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. Mary A.M. Rogers, Ph.D., a research assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School, said in an article appearing on the University of Michigan website that “Visual problems… Read more »

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