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Take back your hearing today! According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, only one out of...

Arthritis is one of the most common causes of adult pain and disability in the United States.  It is a...

Joint stress and pain are problems for many seniors. Roughly one in five seniors suffer from arthritis, and many others...

Numbness in the fingers and toes can be characterized by a tingling, prickling, or burning sensation in the extremities. This...

Telescope Implant Restores Vision in Seniors with Age-Related Macular Degeneration In 2012, lifelong Branford, CT resident Rosalie Cappetta, 72, began...

Although nearly half of all adults over the age of 65 have doctor-diagnosed arthritis[i], there is no reason to limit...

If you have circled the sun more than a few times, you know that adapting to changing seasons is important...

It’s no secret that growing older comes with certain challenges. One of the most common is elderly incontinence. How common?...

As most of you are aware, recently a new drug came to the market named, Addyi.  This is the first drug...

With the increasing numbers of women entering the baby boomer generation, and the average age of menopause in the United...

Signs and Solutions for Managing Depression in Elderly Family Members Depression and aging don’t have to go hand in hand....

The prevalence of diabetes continues to increase significantly, and is expected to affect 53.1 million Americans by 2025, an increase...

Managing Diabetes in Older Adults as a Caregiver If you provide care for an older family member, there’s a good...

Everyone knows a healthy lifestyle will help protect your heart and increase your changes of living a long life.  If...

Feelings of loneliness and isolation can greatly affect the seniors’ health. It’s a silent killer. Understanding the consequences of isolation...

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) The Storm Before the Storm What does a man know about PMS? Let me tell you, being...

I am a physician and I am a migraine sufferer.  Migraines have plagued me since I was a resident about...

Myth 1: I need a physician’s prescription to see a physical therapist. Fact: Seventy percent on consumers surveyed think they need a...

The importance of a good posture and how it does not limit to just having an impressive gait. Well, it...

Chronic liver disease, which often leads to cirrhosis (scarring of the liver) saps the body’s vitality. Worse, it can rob...

The Reality of Alzheimer’s in America Financial Struggles and New Family Dynamics September is World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to...

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