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SENIOR FOCUS

How to Choose the Right In-Home Caregiver

As a Senior Living Advisor I have been asked by older seniors who would like to age in place in their own homes how to find the right in-home care provider if the...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by babyboomer1, on Feb 10, 2019 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 4650 Views

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The Corona Virus has Changed Our Lives? Which Changes Will Last?

With a little extra time to ponder these days I was wondering what things have changed and will remain changed or altered after the Shelter in Place orders are lifted...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 2, 2020
Last comment by babyboomer1, on May 3, 2020 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 4599 Views

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Senior Focus: When it may actually be the time to go

A couple in their 80s ( Mike and Sue – not their real names) recently asked me to help them, actually "make" them, make the decision to move from their home...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Oct 6, 2015 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 5099 Views

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SENIOR FOCUS: Avenidas Housing Conference Very Informative

I attended the Avenidas Housing Conference on 3/22/14 and was very impressed with all the resources that were brought together to help seniors whether they were...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 31, 2014 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 32156 Views

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"Do you work with hoarders?"

Joan McCreary, a professional organizer, shared this story with me recently. She and others in her profession, provide a valuable service to seniors and their families,...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jan. 4, 2016
Last comment by Sea Reddy, on Jan 6, 2016 at 5:14 am | 1 comment | 5713 Views

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In retirement communities, it’s the old “Location, Location, Location” mantra, but with a different meaning

Having worked in 3 very different retirement communities over the past 6 years, I’ve given tours to hundreds of seniors, often with their baby boomer kids...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 5, 2016 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 5787 Views

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1 pound weight loss unloads 4 pounds of joint stress

If you have problems with your knees (very common amongst seniors – I do, from way too much basketball) it’s a well-known fact that for every pound of...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by reader, on Jun 25, 2016 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 8579 Views

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Marijuana Use by Seniors in Senior Communities Heading Higher

With the recent vote to legalize marijuana in CA (and other states – plus states that already have legalized pot), it is expected that the use of marijuana...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Brian Kelly, on Dec 15, 2016 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 398 Views

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FREE: Opportunities to Join in With Assistive Tech Program at Stanford

I mentioned this Stanford course last year and it’s starting up again tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017 at 4:30pm. The first session will be a course overview....

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jan. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 10760 Views

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Beyond the Nightly Walk – Power Walking

pow•er walk•ing noun A form of cardiopulmonary exercise consisting of fast walking with exaggerated swinging of the arms. As someone with osteoarthritis...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jul. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4281 Views

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Stanford's Assistive Technology Class Open to All Starts 1/9/2018

The Assistive Technology course kicks off it's 12th year with an overview of the course today Jan 9th at 4:30pm on campus. Seniors from the greater community are...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jan. 9, 2018
There are no comments yet. 3661 Views

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How a simple shift in your self-talk can change how you think and feel about a lot of things you "have to" do

The day I had a mind shift and decided I "wanted to" go to the gym and work out, rather than that I "had to" work out, was the day I started to look forward to my...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Nov. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 22456 Views

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Radio Show, Katz's Corner, Focused on Men's Health Particularly Prostate Health

You (men) hit 50/55/60 and you are getting your PSA checked to see if you have prostate-related issues, particularly prostate cancer. According to the ACS, men should...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Aug. 10, 2016
There are no comments yet. 23484 Views

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Nobody Wants to Grow Old, But Nobody Wants to Die Young, Either

Acceptance may be the key. Your thoughts are welcome....

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Oct. 17, 2015
There are no comments yet. 17 Views

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Up Until Now

I was playing basketball recently and the first couple of shots I took didn't go in. It just wasn't going to be my night I thought. That happens sometimes. Nothing's...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Nov. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 6840 Views

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"Just enough is as good as a feast"

That's a little piece of advice I received once, and it never rings as true as it does around Thanksgiving time. Ah Thanksgiving: a time when families come together...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Nov. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 8357 Views

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Boomer U. Expo Drew an Age-Diverse Crowd

Boomer U. Expo last Sat. at Mitchell Park Community Center was well attended. Manning the Webster House booth all day I noticed that the mean age of the attendees...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Apr. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3842 Views

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Stanford Assistive Technology Course – Open to the public – A Rolling Opportunity

One of the hidden gems happening every January – mid-March on Stanford campus is David Jaffe’s Perspectives in Assistive Technology (ENGR110/210) course....

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Apr. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 6167 Views

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FREE Home Repair Assistance for Peninsula & SV Home Owners

Rebuilding Together Peninsula and Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley are two non-profit agencies who are "...devoted to providing critical home repairs and...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Nov. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 13 Views

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Senior Scam Stopper Seminar at EPA Senior Center Recap

Here’s a nifty little scam for you: Someone knocks on the door after turning your water main off. He says he was just checking your neighbor’s water...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Sep. 25, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4056 Views
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