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Lifestyle Beats Genes in the Longevity Race

Lifestyle Beats Genes in the Longevity Race
By Yvonne De Brazil in Medicare/Senior News

An article published on December 22, 2010 in the Journal of Internal Medicine reveals that our own actions may be more important than inherited factors in dictating how long we live. The study was conducted on 855 men beginning at age 50. The information collected by the researchers included details about the family history

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Hospital Food So Fresh, Even the Healthy Come to Dine

Hospital Food So Fresh, Even the Healthy Come to Dine
By Yvonne De Brazil in Medicare/Senior News

When was the last time you heard that hospital food was good? Well, it is at Fauquier Hospital in Warrenton, Virginia. Their meals are $4.50 per plate, and predictably, they dont make a profit. This restaurant sounds so enticing that to hear it described, youd think you were reading Fine Dining Magazine. But youre not. []

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Over 90 and Loving It!

Over 90 and Loving It!
By Yvonne De Brazil in Medicare/Senior News

If ever you wondered if we were in the midst of a Longevity Revolution, watch this short video Over 90 and Loving it! by Susan Polis Schulz. The film demonstrates that age is only a mindset, and when one sets their mind to ignore it then life is continually full and fresh. Im especially touched []

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Working Later by Choice, or not.

Working Later by Choice, or not.
By Yvonne De Brazil in Medicare/Senior News

Now here’s one that will surprise you: It’s all over the news about job growth being weak, but guess which sector of the population where employment is ‘growing’? If you guess older Americans, you’re right! The number of overall Americans who are working has fallen by 4.4 million, but the number of Americans 65 and []

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The Medicare Effect Longevity with Joy

The Medicare Effect  Longevity with Joy
By Yvonne De Brazil in Medicare/Senior News

Much of what we hear in the news is about how to care for our aging elders, but that isn’t what I see in my business, which is exclusively comprised of older Americans on Medicare. What I see most of the time is older adults living VERY productive lives well into an advanced age. Frankly, []

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Medicare is a Big Factor to People Living Longer

Medicare is a Big Factor to People Living Longer
By Yvonne De Brazil in Medicare/Senior News

People are living longer than they ever have in all of recorded history. You want to know why? Because of Medicare. There are two reasons for this: the first one is, studies have shown that when a person becomes of Medicare age, they often get healthier because they start making better use of the medical []

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Doctors Disgruntled and what this means to the average person who receives Medicare

Doctors Disgruntled  and what this means to the average person who receives Medicare
By Yvonne De Brazil in Medicare/Senior News

Doctors are disgruntled because, Congress, in the effort to balance the national budget is trying to find ways to scale back Medicare expenses guess one of the ways they are doing it? Yes, cutting reimbursement for doctors. Now, I know what some of you are thinking its hard to have sympathy for the []

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