Tour companies offer advantages
By Frank Burd
In the past six years, I’ve been fortunate enough to visit Africa, China, Thailand and Peru. And I didn’t hitch. I went with tour companies. I travel with tour groups that take me on busses, trains, planes and even boats to many destinations I would never experience otherwise.
Exploring Philly area by hiking
About eight years ago, Sidney Goldstein he decided to explore Philadelphia by walking. He also decided he’d rather have company than walk alone. So he started a group through Meetup, an online social networking site, called Hiking Around Philly. “It’s a lot of fun,” he says.
Consumer Headlines: June 28, 2017
Aging News Headlines: June 27, 2017
Research & Issues – Week of June 26, 2017
Views on the Ethical Struggle for Universal, High-quality, Affordable Health Care and its Relevance for Gerontology. George M. Martin. Experimental Gerontology, Volume 87, Part B, January 2017, pages 182–189.
Gerontological Competencies among MSW Students: Evaluation of a Gerontology Specialization Program. Scott E. Wilks, Daphne S. Cain, Kellie B. Reed-Ashcraft & Jen Geiger. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, published online: May 3, 2017.
Aging News Headlines: June 26, 2017
Advocacy alert: Oppose proposed Medicaid cuts to safeguard family caregivers
The President’s budget, released this spring, proposes $610 billion in cuts to the Medicaid program in the next 10 years, on top of the House’s proposed $800 billion cuts in Medicaid in the American Health Care Act (more here).
Aging News Headlines: June 23, 2017
- Senate Trumpcare bill: Medicaid takes $800 billion hit (MedPage Today)
- Cities must tackle longevity inequality (Next Avenue)
- Frequent sexual activity can boost brain power in older adults (ScienceDaily)
- The new war on sepsis (Kaiser Health News)
- Seniors load up on psych meds (JAMA Internal Medicine)
- Veterans have an easy way to connect their health records (U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs)
Aging News Headlines: June 22, 2017