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GOD AND MONEY: How We Discovered True Riches at Harvard Business School...by John Cortines and Gregory Baumer. Two young men from Harvard Business School on the fast track to wealth and success tell their story of God's transforming power and how it change their lies and their relationship to money; offer an honest book at what the Bible says about radical generosity. Packed with compelling case studies, research, and practical applications, and outlines a simple framework no matter what your salary may be. It's a journey through the worlds of faith and finance.
ISBN-13: 978-1628624076, 251 pages, Rose Publishing.
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~~~Legal Challenges Mount Over New Water Standards...Involves new and revised limits in chemicals on waterways which would allow Dept. of Environmental Protection's plan to regulate more chemicals while updating standards for others--News Service of Florida/ 8.24.16.
~~~ Florida Supreme Court Rules Against Doctor in Patient Suicide...After eight years, court said her husband can pursue a lawsuit against a physician about care provided before her death, who had depression and hanged himself in a garage in October 2009. Husband said physician breached a "duty of care" resulting in the suicide--News Source of Florida, 8.25.16,
~~~ HEADLINE NEWS: Judge Ruling Against Gambling Regulations on Card Games...Found 77 gambling overssers were wrong to do away wwith a governing controversal "designated player" card games hyears after regulators first approved it; because state law involving this type of gambling is ambiguous, regulators must replace the old rul with a new one. Dispute affects the Seminole Tribe and the State--News Service of Florida, 8.26.16.
~~~ Solar Energy Amendment Faces Opponents...Passed by 72% of voters, opponents are claiming amendment does not reduce competition or expand regulations to help the monopoly power of electric utilities and does not benefit a free market--News Service of Florida.
~~~ Arbitration Rejected in Nursing Home Resident Injuries...2nd Court of Appeals says a case can go to trial instead of arbitration (even though the defendant signed an agreement for arbitration). Such cases have been litigated in recent years, with plaintiff attorneys often seeking to take case to juries instead of arbitration--News Service of Florida/92.16
~~~ Challenge to New State Water Standards Tossed Out...An administrative law judge has rejected a series of challenges to new controverial state water-quality standard; sides with Dept. of Environmental Protection on procedural grounds. Dismissed challanges filed by Seminole Tribe of Florida, City of Miami, Martin County and FL Pulp & Paper Association Environmental Affairs, Inc.--News Services of Florida / 9.14.16.
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*** Here's How Much TV Watching Increases Your Risk of Early Deaths...A new study in the American Journal of Prevention has found that those who watched 3-4 hours of TV were 15% more to die during the 14-year period which they were being studied. Inactivity is bad for the immune system and a lot of TV generally means not much socializing which is important to overall health--verywelltoday.com, 5/17/16.
*** Talented Seniors: Enter Your Best Writing...Ageless Authors, the first publishing project for writers and artiswts 65+, is now accepting submissions for their first nationwide writing and art contest through August 15, 2016. Contestmants may submit short stories, essays, line drawings, poetry and cartoons, with a $15 entry fee charge. Cash prizes will be awarded in each category from #100 to $25.--For more info, email infoAagelessauthors.com or call Blvona at 972-671-0002.
*** What Not To Say to a Loved One Who Just Won't Exercise...Ask, Did you do your workout today?; You would look so much better i you exercised; So, that's your idea of a workout? Huh;
*** Shocking Rise in Senior Poverty Predicted...In late December last year, Teresa Ghilarducci who is a renowned economist from the New School for Social Research, published a piece in The Atlantic in which she used current rates of senior poverty to project that 25 million seniors will live in poverty by 2050. That's an increase of 180% from today. WHCOA released a final report with no mention of this coming crisis--See info at justiceinaging 1/14/16 report to lead to other news.
*** Report Shows 45% Are Now Saving for Retirement...According to a USA Today report on survey responses from Fidelity, Americans are finally doing something right when it comes to saving for retirement in the year ending 2013, up from 32% to 43%. In 2015 savings increased 8.5% from 7.3% in 2013. Survey still shows they need help due to life longevity and better planning services, and when they started to receive S/S benefits--Medicare and more, #265, issued 1/12/16.
*** National Council on Aging (NCOA) Celebrates 65th Anniversary of Service...Improves the lives of millions of older adults, especially those who are struggling; served more than 1.4 million individuals in FY15 in these categories: Economic security; Healthy aging; Public Policy & Action, News; Get involved; Resources--ncoa.org/about, 1/12/16.
*** How to Safely Dispose of Unusual Medicines...Especially arthritis medications. See this article subheads: Should you flush them down the toilet?; Should you pour them down the sink? Should you throw them in the trash?; Should you return them to the pharmacy?; Should you return them to your doctor?; What to consider; The bottom line--arthritis.about.com article by Carol Eustice, updated 1/10/16.
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~~~ Avoid Deadly Drug Interactions...Medication-Medication Interactions; Herbal Remedies; Food-Drug Interactions; Drug Reactions; Online Drug Interaction Databases--caregiverenewsletter, Issue 949 / 9.13.16.
~~~ Insurance Helps You Cover Out-of-Pocket Health Expenses...Find out what's new and costs--new.medicarealist.com/ 8.9.16.
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
~~~ Solar Amendment Passes...The amendment that helps to expand a renewable energy tax break that will spark the solar industry.--News Service of FL 8.29.30
~~~ FL Voter Turnout Last Week...Preliminary Data indicates 23.58% turnout, with large counties lagging rest of state. Broward at the bottom with 16.5% turnout--News Service of Florida., 8/31/16.
~~~ Court Backs State In Doctor Overpayment Dispute...3rd District of Appeals sides with the state Agency of Health Care Administration about whether a pediatrician is required to repay $1 million to the Medicaid program--News of Florida, 8.31.16.
~~~ Great Site for Floridians...Visit this site to see some excellent Florida editorial information--aarp.org/region/florida/
~~~ Florida Business Owners Push for U.S. Supreme Court on Credit Card Law...Some states allow price differences to be construed as surcharges for credit card users. Want court to settle dispute--News Service of Florida.
~~~ FL Dept of Affairs is Shielded from Lawsuit...Filed by former state ombudsman for long-term care residents, C?laire Caldwell, who was fired after she made critical comments about the operation of the program, an appeals court ruled--News Service of Florida/9.8.16
~~~ Palm Beach Physicians Groups Rank No. 2 in USA...They rank #2 in keeping patients happy while avoiding unnecessary costs. Doctors in gups called to accountable care organizations and are allowed to keep some of the money they save Medicare if they do so while achieving high scores for taking care of patients--medicare and more, Issue 296, published by dukerichard.com.
~~~ Elder-Update (Headlines from September-October, 2016 Editon)
* Living the Legacy (New program to document seniors'life experience)
* Flo Goldmann Award (Volen Center recognized for outstanding service to seniors)
* Aging Master Program a Big Hit With Seniors (Program acclimating seniors to modern computer technology finds success)
* Creating Multigenerational Cities (Designing cities with social connection in mind benefits people young and old)
* Medication & Memory ( Be aware of rare drug interactions)
* Ready, Steady Balance (Falls Prevention Awareness Day and what seniors can do to improve strength and balance)
* Keep Florida Working (Governor Scott announces growth in jobs, GOP,and record tourism)
-- News brought to you by the Florida Dept of Elder Affairs.
ISBN 978-0-996510-0-1, 209 pages, $15.95, Sloan-Press. Appleton, WI
Great read...One of the best books I've read on Aging--BB
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~~~ Things Sales Professionals Should Never Do...Allow a prospect to lead the sales process; Neglect pre-meeting research; Talk too much during the sales interaction; Provide irrelevant information; Not prepare for their pitch; Fail to ask for the sale--lifehealthpro/2016.9.04 + head/09042016t=annuitysale (plus other articles).
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~~~ ICD Compliance Data October 1...Covers 2017 ICD-10-cm and ICD-10 PCS Code updates--cmsICD-10 Website.
~~~ Ways to View Instagram Beautifully on the Web--It's time to master Instagram. See users that show stunning photos and much email@example.com.
~~~ Webcast: How to Win With Millennial Health Care Customers...Make up 25% of the U.S. population. Will be vital to your long-term success and profitability. Held Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 2pmET, complimentary brought to you by AFLAC...firstname.lastname@example.org.
~~~ How To Add Photos of Your Business to Goggle Maps...Google has unveiled several new features designed to create more pleasant and useful search experiences for smartphone users--manta.com, 8.2.16.
~~~ Decrementing Export Licenses in the Automated Commercial Environment...The Bureau of Industry & Security, working with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, deployed a new AES function to assist filers reporting BIS-licensed exports--ECR_AESbis.doc.gov, or call 202-482-4933.
~~~ Webinar: Tips on Leveraging Your Stores As Distribution Centers This Holiday Season...Held Wednesday, August 17, 2pmET. Covers a range of topics--multichannelmerchant.com or call 1-888-707-5814
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2016