Everyone knows a cancer survivor. No one knows an Alzheimer’s survivor. That is about to change. Just in time. Currently, there are 5.4 million Americans with Alzheimer’s; currently, another American is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s every 66 seconds; and currently, each American has a 50:50 chance, at age 84, of having Alzheimer’s. But there is new...Read More
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What is the Boomer Health Institute? Unlike other websites that offer products and try to make money, the Boomer Health Institute offers only knowledge – free knowledge. Our goal is simple: To help baby boomers regain their health, improve their relationships, and redesign their lives. This will be achieved through blogs that are crucial for making those changes, coupled with Dr. Courter’s willingness to respond to any questions.
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I retired from my full-time position in April 2011, switching to 3-day-a-week consulting; and I retired from my part-time position to full retirement in April 2017. With the first transition to part-time, it was smooth with no surprises; however, with the transition to full retirement, there were three important and unexpected lessons / surprises.
Longevity studies offer a clear equation. The lower your blood pressure, the longer you live; and the higher your blood pressure, the shorter you live. Unfortunately, one in three Americans have high blood pressure – blood pressure 140/90 (or higher). At age 65, 75% of women have high blood pressure, and 65% of men have...Read More