Monthly Archives: May 2012

Parkinson Voice Project

One of the many debilitating effects of Parkinson disease is that it can gradually prevent a patient from speaking. The Parkinson Voice Project is dedicated to helping Parkinson patients retain their voices. Here is information from their site: The Mission … Continue reading

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Almost Half of New Veterans Seeking Service-Connected Compensation

Service-connected compensation is a benefit available to those veterans who were injured or suffered a disease or condition while in service. This is the type of benefit most people think of when they hear “veterans benefits,” even though it is … Continue reading

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Featured Link — AnySoldier

Do you want to do something nice for a member of the armed forces, but don’t have a friend or family member currently serving? AnySoldier.com could be your answer. This site provides a method for you to send a card … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

As you go to your picnics and family gatherings today please remember the reason for this holiday — to pay our respects to those who have sacrificed to preserve our freedom. PBS has a wonderful Memorial Day site where you … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Bankrate

Whether you’re trying to qualify for Medicaid or Veterans benefits or just trying to figure out how to live comfortably in retirement you need complete financial information about everything from credit cards to mortgage rates. One great place to find … Continue reading

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Factors to Consider in Selecting a Nursing Home

From the terrific site ElderLawAnswers comes this simple list of factors to consider in selecting a nursing home. ElderLawAnswers has much more information on seniors, and I recommend you check it out. Choosing a nursing home for a family member … Continue reading

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Featured Link — September Services

My friend Darren Houck is a partner at September Services, one of the best of the home health care companies. Here are excerpts from their Web site, describing their mission. September Services has been offering Dallas-area residents premier home health … Continue reading

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Jacob and Sophia Take Top Honors on Social Security’s Most Popular Baby Names List

Each year I like to pass along the Social Security Administration’s report on the most common names for recent births. It’s been interesting watching the changes. Although sometimes there are long stretches with one name at the top of the … Continue reading

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Social Security Disability Trust Fund May Be Depleted In Four Years

This guest post is courtesy of Mr. Jim Loxley of My Compensation. An annual report from trustees of the Medicare and Social Security program has revealed that the two programs are running out of money sooner than was previously expected, … Continue reading

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Featured Link — Disabled Veterans Return to the Workforce

Small Business Support has a helpful article about hiring returning vets. I highly recommend reading it. Here are the opening paragraphs: A growing population of military personnel returning from service and looking for work in the private sector has led … Continue reading

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