Last Sunday night, I have to admit to feeling uncomfortable watching the spontaneous celebrations outside of the White House following President Obama’s announcement that Osama bin Laden was dead.
My friend, Joe Templin, author of Financial Mistakes of New College Grads, provides some perspective. He reminded me that most of the people we saw celebrating were either in elementary school or middle school ten years ago. In their minds, they’ve lived most of their lives under an…Continue
Posted on May 7, 2011 at 4:28pm
Alzheimer’s disease is an affliction which we tend to think of as an old person’s disease.
But beginning this year, Baby Boomers will be turning 65 at the rate of 10,000 every day. Now, compared to 65 year olds of previous generations, the Boomer group tends to be much more active, agile and adventurous.
Nevertheless, it’s estimated that one out of every 8 Baby Boomers will develop Alzheimer’s disease and right now doctors don’t have any way to prevent it, cure it or slow…Continue
Posted on April 7, 2011 at 6:53pm
The March 7th edition of Time magazine features a cover story about pain management and discusses how the new medical concept that chronic pain is a disease of the central nervous system is impacting the approaches that science and medicine are taking to help provide relief.
Time also discusses non-pharmaceutical…Continue
Posted on March 6, 2011 at 8:21pm
Just prior to the recession of 2008, I became an "unintentional entrepreneur" when my 30 year broadcast management career ended with an organizational restructuring. Due to personal considerations involving elderly parents and adolescent children, we weren't in a position to pull up stakes and move to a new location. Meanwhile, job opportunities in my former industry were non-existent. Lots of Baby Boomers have similar stories.
Fortunately, as a broadcast veteran, I was used to being…Continue
Posted on February 23, 2011 at 9:15pm