(GILLIAn Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
Business of Our Aging: Living on a fixed income can be hard to do

03/29/2015 11:16 AM EDT
Imagine — or maybe you're living it — surviving on one $800 Social Security check each month. 
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Business of Our Aging: Dollars few, assistance abundant
03/29/2015 11:18 AM EDT - Berkshire County is not a wealthy area for seniors. Nearly half of the county's 26,300 residents age 65 or older get by on $23,000 a year, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures. Full Story

Business of Our Aging: Berkshire County is growing older, a trend that shows no signs of slowing down
03/29/2015 11:20 AM EDT - Year-by-year, decade-after-decade, Berkshire County's population is becoming increasingly older. Full Story

Business of Our Aging: Berkshire companies at the forefront of state-of-the-art technology
03/29/2015 11:19 AM EDT - As our population continues to live longer, the market for medical devices expands. Full Story

Business of Our Aging: Where to get better? Rehab facilities abound
03/29/2015 11:19 AM EDT - Whether it's a sudden injury or elective surgery, many aging seniors in the Berkshires require rehabilitation after a hospital stay. Full Story

Business of Our Aging: Seniors face myriad health insurance options
03/29/2015 11:19 AM EDT - When they reach the age of 65, many county residents probably feel overwhelmed with the health insurance choices suddenly facing them as they become eligible for Medicare. Full Story

Business of Our Aging: With state-of-the-art health facility, BMC brings the cancer fight home
03/29/2015 11:18 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — With a variety of cancers attacking a swath of victims — a significant portion of them elderly — both locally and nationally, Berkshire Health Systems brought the fight home by constructing a cancer center at its Hillcrest Campus off West Street. Full Story

Business of Our Aging: When living alone is not safe or desirable
03/29/2015 11:17 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> The change comes for many senior citizens. Living alone is no longer comfortable, safe or desirable from a social standpoint. Full Story

Business of Our Aging: Seniors can receive help paying for prescription drugs
03/29/2015 11:17 AM EDT - As the health care landscape constantly evolves and grows more complex, seniors have to keep up with the changes or risk paying high premiums for their medications. Full Story

Business of Our Aging: Living at home now a more viable option
03/29/2015 11:16 AM EDT - A recent study by the National Hospice and Pallative Care Organization has found that 90 percent of the Americans would prefer to spend their last days at home. Full Story

 
REAL ESTATE
Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions

03/26/2015 02:12 PM EDT
Feb. 16-20 Adams Doreen C. and Randall A. Duprea sold property at 170 East Road, Adams, to Bernard L. 
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Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions
03/19/2015 02:57 PM EDT - Feb. 9-13 Adams Paul and Debra Trzcinski sold property at 1 High St., Adams, to Gregory J. Full Story

Berkshire County real estate transactions
03/12/2015 03:08 PM EDT - Feb. 2-6 Adams Dean and Dean M. Tully sold property at Hoxie Brook Road, Lot 8, Adams, to Adam J. Full Story

Berkshire County real estate transactions
03/05/2015 01:55 PM EST - Jan. 26-30 Adams Orli Hersey and Orli Zuchovitsky sold property at 8 Beech St. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions for January 19-23
02/27/2015 06:32 AM EST - Jan. 19-23 Adams John C. Baer and Wells Fargo Bank NA sold property at 3 East Hoosac St. Full Story

(Adam Berry)
Are car keys a thing of the past?

The furor over General Motors' deadly ignition switch has the potential to doom the car key, a technology drivers have been using for 65 years. Full Story
(Chris Pizzello)
Famous bidders lining up to buy Clippers

Billionaires, entertainers and athletes alike announced their intentions to pursue the Los Angeles Clippers with varying degrees of seriousness Wednesday, proving the longtime losers will be quite a prize if the NBA is able to wrest control of the team away from Donald Sterling after his lifetime ban for racist remarks. Full Story
(Chris Pizzello)
Louis CK is back and grumpier than ever

Louie, who (like Louis) is a New York comic and a divorced father of two daughters, knows struggle and angst and cloudy wonderment. He views life through eyes with a stricken look, dwelling in a state of comfortable dread. Full Story