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A blizzard in New England
Health & Wellness

Blizzards and the Blues: Winter in New England

In the midst of winter do you long for spring? As I write this, it’s a cold, but beautiful day. The sun is shining and the sky is mostly blue with wispy strands of clouds. The calm before the storm. For some, the promise of a significant snowfall is reason to rejoice. It means skiing, snowmobiling, sledding, and building snow forts. Others dread the thought of the driveway, sidewalks, and roofs they’ll need to clear.

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An elderly gentleman placing his pills in a pill box
Health & Wellness

Medication Safety

Medications can cure and medications can kill. They can relieve pain and suffering and they can cause pain and suffering. It can happen at any age, but as we get older it’s especially important to take medications appropriately and safely, or the results can be devastating. Every year, more than 100,000 people are hospitalized because of adverse or unfavorable reactions to drugs.

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An elderly man looking sad
Dealing with Chronic Illness

Depression in the Elderly

As we grow older, lifestyle changes and personal losses can easily make us feel sad and depressed. Depression is not considered a normal part of aging, but University of Southern Maine professor Nancy Richeson, PhD, says for many reasons, depression in the elderly is common.

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