Health & Wellness

Kim Estes, senior vice president of clinical services, writes about issues that affect men and women as they age. From planning for long-term care to getting more sleep, this is your one-stop-shop for all things aging.

A Reflection on New Relationships

Juliet Holt Klinger November 28, 2016

As the number of individuals and families affected by dementia soars, more issues related to it are coming to public attention than ever before. One that has started to emerge ... Read more

A Non-Pharmacological Approach: Meeting the Unmet Needs of Someone with Dementia

Juliet Holt Klinger November 21, 2016

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness month, a time to educate people on the disease. Most often, the headlines are about the latest statistics or finding a cure. People don’t often ... Read more

Handling Family Disagreements about Dementia Symptoms, Diagnosis

Juliet Holt Klinger November 07, 2016

Family strife over dementia can occur even before the disease is identified. There can be a dispute about whether a loved one’s forgetfulness and other behavior merit visiting a doctor. ... Read more

Why Physicians and Families Don't Want to Talk About Dementia

Juliet Holt Klinger October 31, 2016

Does talking about dementia make you uncomfortable? If so, you would not be alone. Not only do many families avoid talking about this disease, to a large degree doctors do ... Read more

How long do you want to live?

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN October 10, 2016

A recent analysis by Dr. Jan Vijg and his team at Albert Einstein College suggests that the upper limit of longevity tops out at around 115 years old. These findings, ... Read more

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