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Dr  Ruth Westheimer by Marianne Rafter
March 2014

Dr. Ruth Talks to Sarasota

The renowned psychosexual therapist gives us an overview of the current state of sexuality.

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November 2013

What Causes Falls?

“A fall” is a familiar cause of injuries suffered by the elderly—but what caused the fall?

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My parents and me.
May 2013

A Personal Education in Parkinson’s

    My father, who’s now 73, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease a few years ago. As is their wont, my parents have embraced the challenge with outward cheerfulness and optimism. Since I didn’t know much about Parkinson’s at the time, but I do know my parents fairly well, their sudden, pronounced optimism was one […]

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February 2013

The Institute for the Ages

By Hannah Wallace Last week, I got to work on a piece about Sarasota’s Institute for the Ages, which is hosting its annual Winter Forum this Friday—“Technology & Connections in Positive Aging.” I admit, going into it, I was a little confused about the essence of the organization. CEO Tom Esselman broke it down into […]

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