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Canine Companions: 11 Best Dog Breeds for Seniors

Many believe that dogs are too active and high maintenance to be good pets for seniors. Now, this may be true for certain breeds, but there are literally hundreds of breeds out there and some of them are actually very well-suited to seniors. Below, we highlight 11 of the best dog breeds for seniors from corgis to Westies and explain what make them such great companions for elderly adults.
Poodle Poodles frequently rank on lists of the best dog breeds for seniors, and that’s for good reason: They’re easy to train if you get them young, and they’re very devoted to their humans. Poodles are also low-shedding dogs. They do require some grooming, though it’s easy to take them to a groomer or maintain the puppy clip yourself. Poodles also come in three sizes (toy, miniature and standard) so you can opt for whichever one will best fit your living space and lifestyle.
Pug Pugs are couch potatoes at heart and they’ll be happy to stay inside and watch TV with you all day, making them an excellent c…
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What’s Bitcoin?

By now you have heard about it.  So what’s Bitcoin.  Many people don’t understand it and that’s a shame because there is a lot of money to be made right now and in the future.  What’s Bitcoin, it’s digital currency.  Bitcoin is actually the coin of coins.  It’s the coin from which all other coins have been born.  The technical term is cryptocurrency for the digital money that the phrase “coin” represents.    
     It is the money of the future and if you don’t think so, well there is the USDT and the EuroT. It matches the money almost 1:1 ratio.  At the time of this writing Tether or the T part is currently doing better than the dollar.  Cryptocurrency is basically the same as money, but it’s digital money instead.  There is a limited amount made so it holds its value.  It’s peer to peer transactions deleting the middleman taking away the expense of most of the fees and the time frame to send money.   Money cannot be spent twice.  For example, I could have $100.00 in the bank. I…

Funeral Home Rip Offs

Funeral Home rip offs are a often an unfortunate result that is born after a family tragedy.  This is a time when the family is devastated and not thinking clearly.  Many emotional feelings consume us and cloud our judgement when making important financial decisions.  Especially, when an unexpected tragedy occurs that tosses our world upside down and decisions and preparations must be made quickly when we are the most vulnerable.  That is when funeral home rip offs are most likely to occur.

     Most people do not realize that funeral home rip offs even occur.  Most assume the cost of a funeral is going to be outrageous and they want the best for their loved one no matter the cost.  Most funeral homes are more than happy to sit down with you and make sure nothing is forgotten during your time of sorrow.  Your either on this side of the coin or the other.  You have no idea how you are possibly going to afford this expense and you feel you may let your loved one down.  This is far from…

Stay Positive for a Healthier Heart.

While it is important to remember to eat healthy and get exercise whenever possible,    those things are not the only factors in having a healthy and well functioning heart.   This article is a simple reminder that your OWN MIND can also be a contributing factor to your heart health.  
  Yes your own mind. 
  The things you think about and focus on can have a detrimental or positive effect on your physical body.   People who worry often or stress over day to day life will eventually begin to notice outward effects on their own bodies.   Outward meaning physical, which includes the organs as well, including the heart.   
  When a person is experiencing prolonged stress, chemicals are released into the body simply from THINKING a certain way.   These chemicals can be good or bad depending on the emotion that is invoked by a particular thought.   
  The ancient teachings of the Buddha and other spiritual figures, explain to us why and how to live in the moment.   A place where fear and…

The Advantages of Echo Show

The advantages of Echo Show are so numerous you will never know how you have lived without it.  You may not know what it is because it hasn't hit the market yet.  Slated to be released on June 28th, but you can preorder now before they are sold out.  If you have an Echo, Echo dot, or even a Google home then you know how convenient they are for doing just about everything from setting an alarm to listening to music. Let's not forget about Siri for apple products and Cortana for MicroSoft products.  Furthermore, if you use messenger or face time to make video calls, you know that app and feature is pretty handy.  Well marry the two ideas and the advantages of the Echo Show brings all these options together with simple voice commands without pulling out your device.




     So let's get started.  Echo and are you familiar with it's many features.  I got one for Christmas when they were on sale.  The Echo dot.  I have experimented with it and I love it.  So far my favorit…

Mesothelioma - Am I at Risk

Mesothelioma, what is it and am I at risk.  Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that is mostly found in the pleural lining of the lungs.  It can also be found in the lining around the abdomen and heart. Those diagnosed with testicular Mesothelioma account for only less than 1% of the patient population.  The inhalation of Asbestos gave rise to the incurable disease that we are now facing in our aging population.

     You may ask yourself, well am I at risk ?  You have very good cause to be concerned if you are a new baby boomer.  This is because earlier years of asbestos exposure has a 20 to 50 year latency period before cancer symptoms begin to appear.  Even when these symptoms do appear most people are already in stage III of the disease.  These symptoms mimic many others that appear with respiratory and cardiac disorders, and do not become apparent until usually after the tumors have spread, grown, and causes pain in the patient.




     Early testing can make ones prognosis more favorab…

The Best Cars for Older Drivers

Older people face unique challenges when it comes to driving. While they may not lose their ability to drive altogether, mature drivers may begin to develop limitations that can significantly affect their driving capabilities.
Most people may not consider that certain kinds of cars better suit the needs of mature drivers. Bigger vehicles like SUVs, vans, and trucks aren’t ideal for older drivers because they’re more difficult to enter and exit. A car’s features may also have an impact on a person’s driving ability.
There are several things to consider when it comes to choosing the right vehicle for a mature driver.
Factors Affecting Driving Ability Certain consequences of aging can have a profound impact a person’s ability to drive. Some of these consequences may affect:
Height. It’s common knowledge that people become shorter as they grow older. This is because the cartilage in the spine wears down over time, causing the spine to lose some of its length. Health conditions such as osteopo…