Getting a solid night’s sleep is crucial not only for feeling good the next day — there is increasing evidence that it may also protect against dementia, according to new research presented Tuesday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London.
Three studies by researchers at Wheaton College in Illinois found significant connections between breathing disorders that interrupt sleep and the accumulation of biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease. Treating the problems with dental appliances or CPAP machines that force air into airways could help lower the risk of dementia or slow its progress, the researchers said. Continue reading
District officials say doctors in the city may now begin the process of prescribing life-ending drugs to terminally ill patients, setting up a showdown with Republicans in Congress who are trying to void the city’s assisted-suicide law.
City officials say the rules and regulations to implement the law took effect Monday, adding the District to six states that authorize the practice. Continue reading
Summary: The Old-Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) Trust Fund, which pays retirement and survivors benefits, and the Disability Insurance (DI) Trust Fund, which pays disability benefits, are by law separate entities. However, to summarize overall Social Security finances, the Trustees have traditionally emphasized the financial status of the hypothetical combined trust funds for OASI and DI. Continue reading
…Thanks for your help in getting this estate settled. Our parents gave me a gift by having chosen Frank, Frank and Scherr to handle the estate…
…Thank you for your excellent service and professional demeanor throughout this difficult time…
We received an email from Criselle, letting us know that Thomasina was approved for Medicaid. Just wanted to send a Thank You to all who worked on her case.
Again, thanks so much for all your efforts through this process, it is appreciated.
Rob & Maria