Tag Archives: senior health

America’s other drug epidemic – seniors in the hospital

The shocking epidemic of over-medication of seniors. Continue reading

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Cognitive Training Continues to Boost Your Brain Power Year After Year

Cognitive training continues to give benefits even ten years down the road. Continue reading

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Why Exercise Is Good For Your Brain

There’s a lot more to exercise than mindlessly counting off the minutes on the treadmill. Continue reading

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Dangerous Drugs That Put Seniors At Risk

Guest article from Drugwatch, a consumer watchdog website, on the dangers of certain prescription medications for seniors. Continue reading

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Frailty Syndrome

Frailty is becoming a major concern of physicians treating the elderly. Discover some of the components of frailty that gerontologists are studying in this guest post provided by Laurie G. Jacobs, MD of Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Continue reading

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Altered Gait and Early Cognitive Impairment Symptoms

Emerging research shows that changes in walking patterns can be early warning signs of dementia. But can someone with altered gait be retrained to walk with ease, elegance and balance, thus preventing cognitive decline? Continue reading

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Chiropractic for Seniors- What I’ve Learned

Dr. Lavine shares his insight into the challenges of providing chiropractic care for an aging population. Continue reading

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The Latest on Muscle Strength, Balance Training and Brain Fitness

Key topics from Dr. Lavine’s lecture on Muscle Strength, Balance Training and Brain Fitness Continue reading

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The Danger of Dehydration in the Elderly

Know the signs of dehydration in the elderly, the common causes, and the simple steps to fix the problem. Continue reading

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Sex Over Sixty

Healthy sex life over sixty? Here’s one woman’s story. Continue reading

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