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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 30, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas August Older population increasing and gaining in political clout From New Braunfels Utilities board presi dent Gene NBU General Manager Bob Lower Colorado River Authoritys Director for Conservation Don LCRAs vice chairman Jack New Braunfels Independent School District Superintendent Charles Bradbery and Bob NBISD board point with pride to the Good Cents home constructed as a cooperative project of the river auhrotity and school Photo by Deryl Clark CHICAGO AP the increase in the number of peo ple who ace living longer is a worldwide phenomenon and is not limited to the United the organizer of ah in ternational conference on aging said Right percent of the worlds population of 1 billion is over said Sanford who leaches at Northwestern In 30 were looking at 14 percent of the population over Last an estimated people in the United States were 100 years old or the National Institute on Aging said But the institute said that number could easily top by the year Such figures present a new set of challenges for socie said a geriatrics psychiatrist who is secretary general of the International tsychogerialric The association is sponsoring the fourday conference in volving more than The which began is focusing on such topics as Alzheimers the abuse and neglect of the effects of loneliness in later memory and sexuality and Experts from the United and Japan also will discuss cultural and ethnic said he developed his first psychiatric pro Good Cents home a model for energy efficient living New Braunfels ISO last week said goodbye lo a home built by the high school building trade class as a model for members of the construc tion The Good Cents home at 1570 Camelia is now in the hands of New Braunfels Utilities along with the Lower Colorado River Authori participaled in the building pro NBU plans to use the home as a model for individuals and businesses interested in making homes more energy Theres something in it for said Janelle Jones about the Good Cents a representalive of was in New Braunfels Ibis week for a key changing ceremony at the The river authority has sponsored the Good Cents project at various Central Texas Jim NBUs resource said that while the home project is aimed primarily at per sons interested in building a new any homeowner could learn ways lo make his house more energy You can take a very runofthe mill 1950s home and make much more energy MacDonald He pointed to the weatherstrip ping around the water healing unil as something that can easily be in stalled in any home and reduce the energy The home was designed and built lo use a much smaller amount of energy for heating and NBU officials said the house can keep occupants comfortable in the summer and winter for about onehalf the cost of cooling or heating a conventional To build a comparable home would cost about more than a coventioiuil home that docs not have energy saving The Good Cents home has extra thick exterior doublepane windows and heavy insulation in the ceiling and Water is in by taking advanlage of heal generated by the air conditioning Jones characterized the Good Cents project as sort of like a piz you can lake whatever features you like and leave the She said persons planning to build new homes can learn a number ways to make their homes more energy effi cient by visiting the model NBU officials said the idea behind the Good Cents Home Program is to Lee Marvin dead AP Lee Mar the loughguy actor who won an Oscar as a drunken gunfighter in Ballon and was a parly in a historic pulirnony died Satur a Tucson Modica Center spokesman said He Tom Keavis director ol coriununi affairs for the said Mar vin died of a heart attack about his at his side He had been hospitalized since Aug with what Keavis described us a rundown condition related to the flu He ow us a ranch near Usually playing the tough he had roles in such films as The Dirty Man Who Shot Liberty Donovans and Prime In iyy he made headlines in a land mark palimony case when he was sued for half his fortune by Michelle a woman he lived with for six years but Her claim was but Marvin was ordered to her a nominal sum for rehabilitation Last he had intestinal jurgerv after suffering abdominal pains while at Officials said then itKir was inflammation of but that no iiuihgnaiu y was found bring together the homebuilder and the utilily company for Ihe purpose of buiding energyeffecient She said the local Good Cents home project benefitted the school district by helping the building trades class and benefilted the utililies by providing a model to use in helping people design energy efficient The project ultimaleiy will benefit LCRA if il causes conlractors and citizens to build more energyeffecient thereby reducing the need to pro duce more NBU plans to make the home on Camelia open to the public as a model and as a meeting place for about the next After that the home will be In the loss of our beloved daughter Linda Woodward we would like lo extend our gratitude and love to those who supported us through these times of sorrow Our thanks to the staffofGualalupe Hospital for the extraordinary care Linda and the support we received from the and volunteer Pastor Zirkel and the members of the Methodist Buy For Eden Home Teachers and NBHS class of And for all our friends and associates who contributed to the Linda Woodward Memorial Fund as her memory will go on in the benefit of other The Beraved Family of Linda Woodward SUDDENLY LIFE INSURANCE IS A SMART MONEY IDEA Watch Savings Grow Fast Pay No Federal Income Tax On Your Withdraw Your Earnings Any Time Tax Free By Borrowing Against The AND Increase Your Life Insurance Heres one excellent tax shelter that survived tax A le gal way to avoid Federal Income Tax perhaps Its Single Premium Whole Life Insurance from Bankers Life and Casualty currently paying TaxDeferred A great idea for building college preparing for retire or even for many retired Minimum Single Premium required Tax avoidance feature available under current tax law and requires keeping policy in force for life Call me today for full Beth Gueldner Representative 6294155 OR WRITE Beth Gueldner 4400 Piedras South 155 San Tx 78228 gfarn for the aging 20 years shortly after his grand father died of Alzheimers Also on the conferences agenda will be a discussion of the use of high technology to benefit the Jonathan Lieff of author of a texbook on computer applications in said computers can give medical specialists a picture of the enabling them to study dementia and Were also studying the impact of medications because the elderly take a large amount of he It becomes very complicated to trace multiple effects of and this is where computers become very Computers can be used as a diagnostic tool for the and in certain kinds of he But there are problems as well as because of the We basically can build a gadget to do almost Lieff The question is which one shall 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