Tag Archives: senior health

Secret to chronic happiness

Kaiser Health News is a great source of infor­ma­tion, par­tic­u­lar­ly about the pol­i­tics and eco­nom­ics of health. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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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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