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When Pets Lose Their Owners: Five Things You Must Do

By Bart Astor   I recently read a wonderful article by Kathy Santo in the American Kennel Club’s magazine, Family Dog. The title was “Wheelchairs, Walkers, and More” and addressed how you can help your dog adapt when someone in your household has a disability. I was pleased to read...

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Silver Architecture: A New Approach In Housing That Should Get Design Awards

By Bart Astor   I read an article in the NY Times by Louise Aronson in which she lamented the fact that so many of our buildings were inappropriate for many seniors and disabled people, despite the advances and regulations in the Americans With Disabilities Act. Accompanying her ailing father, she...

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Friends & Relationships As I Get Older

By Bart Astor   I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the rest of my life. I’m 66 and I figure if all goes well, I could have another 25 or 30 years. That sure is a lot of time. Almost half of what I’ve already lived. So what...

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If Something’s Not Impossible, There Must be a Way of Doing It!

By Bart Astor   In the “60 Minutes” broadcast on April 27, 2014, Bob Simon reported on how Nicholas Winton helped save hundreds of mostly Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia on the eve of World War II, a story that came to light 50 years later. Even the children...

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No Matter How Smart You Are About Something, Someone Is Always Smarter

No Matter How Smart You Are About Something, Someone Is Always Smarter

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By Bart Astor   Raul Valdes-Perez conducted a webinar about his book, Advice is for Winners: How to Get Advice for Better Decisions in Life and Work. Raul is a fellow Carnegie Mellon University alum and the University sponsored the event. Raul is a very successful—and smart—man. He talked about...

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