Studies investigate the effect of statins on cognition

In 2012, The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning linking the use of statins to memory loss and confusion unrelated to dementias such as Alzheimer’s disease.  Because of that warning, some experts recommended against the use of statins for the approximately 30 million, mostly older Americans, using statins to control cholesterol levels.  However, new…

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IRS Scams

You’ve heard the expression “the taxman cometh,” but can he “calleth?”  That question should be going through anyone’s mind who receives a phone call from the IRS.  Seattle-area Elder Law Attorney, Rajiv Nagaich was home one day when his wife received a call that she was being sued.  The caller identified herself as an IRS…

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Social Security and your ability to retire

Do you want to feel confident about retiring?  Participate in a retirement plan.  A strong correlation exists between participation in a retirement plan and increased confidence in the ability to retire comfortably according to a report released in March from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), a private, nonpartisan, nonprofit research institute that focuses on…

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