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Don Anderson

Golden Years

Businesses Eye Potential in a Growing Over-65 Population More than a half-century later, the Baby Boom has become the retirement boom — and the numbers are striking. At the turn of the century, just over a decade ago, the U.S. was home to 35 million people age 65 or older. Since then, the number has […]

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The JGS team

A Big Move to the ‘Small House’

JGS Strategic Initiative Continues a Tradition of Culture Change Martin Baicker calls it “the continuation of a journey that started years ago.” That’s how he chose to describe a strategic initiative at Longmeadow-based Jewish Geriatric Services (JGS), which he serves as president and CEO, to adopt what’s known as the “small-house model of care” into […]

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Marc and Kathleen Lucas

The Lifestyle Business

Footit Health Care Store Offers Products to Enhance Peopleai??i??s Lives When Footit Surgical Supplies Inc. opened in 1953, medical equipment was in its infancy and people had to use their own money to pay for things like wheelchairs and walkers. ai???Medicare didnai??i??t exist, and most people didnai??i??t live long enough to need a lot of […]

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