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New Bill Would Allow Retirement Communities To Get Liquor Licenses

You retirement plans may have just gotten quite a bit more fun. Eventually all soon-to-be or current retirees must assess their future and decide if they want to spend their twilight years in a retirement community. Of course these communities have their own set of standards and rules which you might fear will cramp your …

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Cold Weather Causes Shortfall During Blood Donor Month

It’s one of the single most important things a person can do to save a life, but not nearly enough people give blood. Luckily, January is usually the slowest month for blood donation, so the Red Cross has named it National Blood Donor Month. But even despite the slight downturn, supplies still ran short.
 
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Top Issues Currently Affecting Seniors

In separate pieces, the United States government and National Council on Aging published information on the most common issues that affect seniors.
 
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The U.S. government, on Nov. 12, 2013, updated their list of …

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Palliative Care a Hot-Button Issue in North America

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Palliative care, the type of care administered to people with the aim of preventing and relieving pain and suffering, is a much-debated topic across North America. What first seems like a no-brainer – improving the quality of life for the ill – is an issue that goes much deeper than that.
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What is Palliative Care?

For people …

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