Senior Abuse: What Signs to Look For

1 in 10 seniors are abused – so chances are you as a caregiver have met at least one. As a Geriatrician (an MD that has special training in the care of people over the age of 65 years), senior abuse is something that I am sorry to say I have seen more than once. The...

How to Find a Compatible Doctor For Seniors

An elder can easily get discouraged with all the research coming out about doctors for seniors. Doctors provide unrealistic prognoses, not discussing hospice, ignoring advance directives and generally setting the stage for a traumatic and painful death. Not all...

The Three Best Ways to Prevent the Flu

We are in the throes of flu season now. This illness—a really, really bad cold along with fever and sometimes vomiting and diarrhea—can be not only miserable, but dangerous. Every year thousands of people end up in the hospital with complications, and some die....