Merrily Orsini's Thought Leadership

Merrily’s Items of Interest

Engage your brain as you age. It matters.

To Retire, or Not to Retire?

It was Margaret Mead who staunchly proclaimed, “Sooner or later I’m going to die, but I’m not going to retire!” I wholeheartedly agree. However, I certainly do take plenty of time for leisure, travel, and family. Plus, my work is interesting and allows me to interface with very smart individuals[…]

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Given the unknown, choose home care when possible

To Stay Healthy (and alive) Longer, Avoid Hospitalization, if Possible

We’ve certainly come a long way from the pre-Florence Nightingale days, when one of the earliest hospitals, the Hotel-Dieu in Paris, offered dark, unsanitary, poorly ventilated wards, multiple patients per bed (many of whom were infectious), and a mortality rate of more than 40%. And yet, we’re still struggling with[…]

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