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Beauty and pleasure of growing old with a positive attitude

New York Times writer John Leland wrote a marvellous, lengthy article that was published by the Times on December 31st. Three years ago, he began following the life activity of six New Yorkers who are in their 90’s. I just … Continue reading

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Linking Difficult Tasks to Positive Rewards

About this time of year, its hard to motivate students to keep going. They are tired, and if they are not in the top 20% of the class, they dont see the point of working hard anymore. Its hard to… … Continue reading

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How Divorce Mediation Is A Prototype For Positive Co-Parenting

Most marriages don’t end at the point of physical separation of the two partners, but were most likely dying slowly for a few years before that. In many cases by the time spouses actually separate and file for divorce there … Continue reading

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HUD’s Recent Changes to HECM Reverse Mortgages are Positive, Although Some Will Find it Harder to Qualify

Last fall, HUD announced changes to the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program that took effect as of October, 2017.  HECMs are only available to homeowners over age 62 and are commonly referred to as “reverse mortgages.”  The media widely … Continue reading

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NiLP Latino Datanote Siena College Poll: Latinos, Race and Sexual Relations in New York State The NiLP Report Latinos are most positive about the state of race relations in New York State, compared to Whites and Blacks, according to the … Continue reading

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