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Adding Brain Power

If you found our blog by Googling or responding to a Google Alert about a subject that concerned you – aging parents, growing children, nourishing relationships, family conflicts, Sandwiched Boomers – or by surfing the Internet for topics of interest, or you are a regular reader, congratulations, you are increasing your brain power! According to a study soon to be published by the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, a team of UCLA scientists have found that middle aged and older adults who search the Internet, using the web on a … Continue reading

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There’s a fair amount of attention being paid to Sandwich Generation month on the Internet. And that got us thinking about how overwhelming it can be especially in times of family crisis – a parent diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, an adult child out of work and moving back home – to wade through tons of material just to be informed. Stress resulting from information overload is the order of the day. So let us tell you about a service that has been extremely useful to us – it called Google Alerts. … Continue reading

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