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The Common Fall – Often The Too Common Life-Altering Event

The Common Fall – Often The Too Common Life-Altering Event

A Serious Concern for Seniors and a Large Public Health Problem Falls among Seniors are increasing and are increasingly debilitating, causing serious injury and even death, a point driven home…

Costs Of Falls Among Older Adults

Costs Of Falls Among Older Adults

In 2000, falls among older adults cost the U.S. health care system over $19 billion dollars or $28.2 billion in 2010 dollars. With the population aging, both the number of…

Hip Fractures Among Older Adults

Hip Fractures Among Older Adults

Hip fractures are serious fall injuries that often result in long-term functional impairment, nursing home admission and increased mortality. As our population ages, the number of hip fractures is likely…

Falls Among Older Adults: An Overview

Falls Among Older Adults: An Overview

Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls. Falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the…

Brain Aerobics: Wellness Approaches For Your Brain

Brain Aerobics: Wellness Approaches For Your Brain

BRAIN AEROBICS: Wellness Approaches For Your Brain One piece of excellent news in the past year was that brain health seems to be improving among older Americans. A large national…

CoolSculpting Seminar And Live Demonstration

CoolSculpting Seminar And Live Demonstration

There will be a “CoolSculpting” Seminar and Live Demonstration with Dr. Dean Kane at his Baltimore Maryland Center for Cosmetic Surgery on Thursday July 26 at 1:00pm. Its finally here…

Exercise The Old Use It Or Lose It Syndrome

Exercise The Old Use It Or Lose It Syndrome

The truth is – you can’t afford not to get moving. Exercise is key to staying strong, energetic and healthy as you get older. It’s good for the mind, body…

How To Help An Aging Parent Who Refuses Help

How To Help An Aging Parent Who Refuses Help

One question heard over and over goes something like this, “We see our parents struggling with their living situation, and we have tried every way possible to talk with them…

Heart Failure – What You Can Do

Heart Failure – What You Can Do

Heart Failure is also known as Congestive Heart Failure. Many seniors eventually suffer from this disorder as they age.  It is a chronic condition but manageable and affects nearly 6…

Depression: What You Need to Know

Depression: What You Need to Know

According to the Pew Research Center, only a third of adults in this country say they are very happy. This, despite guarantees of enormous freedoms in defining our lives. Some…