The Boomer’s Corner

Woman sandwiched between her son and her father

Social Security Care Giver Credit Act

I read a wonderful article about how Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) introduced a bill: the Social Security Care Giver Credit Act.  This bill, if passed, will provide countless caregivers who are presently not paid for their services to loved ones, whether it be a mother taking care of a new born or an … [Read More...]

Ageism: Alive and Kicking

Although we should remember that it was our generation that coined the phrase: "Never Trust Anyone Over The Age of Thirty"

Health

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Direct Association Between Paxil (Paroxetine), an Antidepressant, and Suicide

A few years ago, a neighbor, having just switched antidepressant drugs, walked into his daughter's room, exchanged a few words and then walked into the bathroom and blew his brains out.  At the time, according to news agencies, there had been a rise in suicides among individuals taking … [Read More...]