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Can Coffee Shops Offer a Safer Alternative?

As of today, June 11, 2020 Peet's Coffee on Charleston near Middlefield has switched over from taking your order and payment at a table blocking the front door and...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on Jun 13, 2020 at 10:07 am | 12 comments | 9707 Views

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De-Cluttering Is Possible: A Firsthand Account

Have you ever noticed that often your greatest sense of accomplishment comes from shared success? T-O-P Move Management Co-Founder & CEO Helen Ingwersen...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 25, 2020
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on May 25, 2020 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 3031 Views

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"A Wendy’s With No Burgers as Meat Production Is Hit"

That headline is from a NYTimes article published today May 5, 2020 https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/05/business/coronavirus-meat-shortages.html?action=click&module=Spotlight&pgtype=...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 5, 2020
Last comment by Lets not not, on May 11, 2020 at 2:54 pm | 4 comments | 3269 Views

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Guest Blog: Restoring Faith in One Home Care Agency’s Future

VANESSA VALERIO, RN,CMC, CHCA VP, COO, Patient Care with Care Indeed, a home-care provider based in Menlo Park, shares with us her challenging and uplifting experience...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 4, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2972 Views

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The Corona Virus has Changed Our Lives? Which Changes Will Last?

With a little extra time to ponder these days I was wondering what things have changed and will remain changed or altered after the Shelter in Place orders are lifted...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 2, 2020
Last comment by babyboomer1, on May 3, 2020 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 4467 Views

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Michael Moore Exec-Produced "Planet of the Humans" Strikes a Chord During SIP

Michael Moore (who I for one don't always agree with or follow his logic completely) has executive-produced a new film available to view for free on youtube: Planet...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on May. 1, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1906 Views

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Guest Blog Encouraging Support for Dementia Family Caregivers by Tami Anastasia

Dear Dementia Family Caregiver, Taking care of a loved one with dementia, under normal circumstances, is challenging enough, but now, to be completely confined...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Apr. 29, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2318 Views

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Stores with Senior Shopping Hours or Shop-For-You

Some local food stores are offering senior hours or special arrangements. Call first to confirm. Also call to ask them what kind of "proof" (ie. letter signed by...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by Father of 3, on Mar 23, 2020 at 3:53 pm | 7 comments | 4310 Views

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Mass Sing-In Tonight 5pm Monday 3/23

Anyone interested in doing something like Italy is/was doing - at a designated time everyone goes out into their front yard. por opens their window, and sings a...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Mar. 23, 2020
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on Mar 23, 2020 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 52 Views

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Now that Schools are Closing PLEASE Close the YMCA

Very happy to hear yesterday that all Santa Clara district schools will be closing. This is a very prudent step and I'm sure we all support that decision. But yesterday...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Mar. 14, 2020
Last comment by porter, on Mar 20, 2020 at 12:31 pm | 5 comments | 5794 Views

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The Dutch Clutch

I just read a year-end-type newsletter from some friends who shared the sad news that a close friend had been killed on his bicycle when a driver in a parked car...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jan. 7, 2020
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on Jan 9, 2020 at 12:23 am | 3 comments | 2859 Views

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It’s New Year’s Resolution Time...

New Year's resolutions are a great thing, but usually we let them slip away in a couple of weeks without a good solid plan. Since many resolutions revolve around...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Dec. 31, 2019
Last comment by BabyBoomerGuru, on Jan 3, 2020 at 6:52 pm | 3 comments | 2474 Views

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How to Choose the Right In-Home Caregiver

As a Senior Living Advisor I have been asked by older seniors who would like to age in place in their own homes how to find the right in-home care provider if the...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Feb. 8, 2019
Last comment by babyboomer1, on Feb 10, 2019 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 4541 Views

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A Living Tribute

My wife was reading me a very touching obit in our local paper the other day. The woman who passed away was not only very accomplished but sounded like a very kind,...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Oct. 14, 2018
Last comment by C. Shaner, on Oct 18, 2018 at 9:47 pm | 3 comments | 3083 Views

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Retire and downsize your career: Do something you love instead.

As we age and consider “retirement”, there are actually many opportunities if you want (or need) to keep working that can provide a satisfying new vocation and...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Sep. 6, 2018
There are no comments yet. 8 Views

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Why Making Music is So Important for Your Brain

Music has been a part of just about everyone’s lives, often from before birth while still in the womb. Whether for entertainment, relaxation, spiritual prayer,...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Feb. 3, 2018
Last comment by Hi Note, on Feb 4, 2018 at 9:51 pm | 2 comments | 8497 Views

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STACK CARE - an "Illuminated" Innovation for Assisted Living Residents Health via Lighting

There's a lot of existing, new and up-coming technology options that can help seniors who need some assistance with their activities of daily living (ADLs) to live...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Nov. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 5247 Views

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Never Played a Musical Instrument Before? Try a Ukulele

Ukulele-mania is sweeping the senior community. The simple, handy, 4-string uke is proving to be a relatively easy instrument for folks who have never played one...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Max Greenberg, on Nov 27, 2017 at 9:00 am | 6 comments | 5763 Views

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Oh, My Aching Knees

About 2 years ago I started having knee pain in both knees. I have been a regular player at the Ross Rd YMCA pickup basketball games at lunchtime and Saturday mornings...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Steve Ludington, on Oct 15, 2017 at 12:56 pm | 16 comments | 4009 Views

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Evolution of a Patriotic Man

When Colin Kaepernick sat during the national anthem last year I was of the mind that he was out of line, being disrespectful of the flag and the anthem and was...

Original post made by Max Greenberg on Sep. 26, 2017
Last comment by Sanctimonious City, on Oct 1, 2017 at 8:03 pm | 13 comments | 3172 Views
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