Browsing Month September, 2015

Aging News on Incontinence in Women

By at September 30, 2015 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

Treatment Options for Stress Incontinence in Women By Lauren Streicher, MD Today’s Geriatric Medicine Vol. 7 No. 4 P. 6 Urgency, stress, and mixed incontinence affect approximately 20 million women, and while it’s not life threatening, incontinence significantly impacts health and quality of life. Odor and embarrassment may lead to social isolation, and fear of

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What is an Area Agency on Aging and what do they do? Where can I locate the nearest Senior Center?

By at September 29, 2015 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

Senior Community Centers are community based sites that share a variety of services and opportunities with seniors/elderly who are over 60 years of age. The centers are the perfect place for seniors to meet, greet, exercise the brain and body and dine with others in a safe environment. Each AAA is required to provide the following categories of service: Legal

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What About Pain Pills, What’s The Risk?

By at September 26, 2015 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

Ibuprofen: Risk, Comorbidities, and Pain Management By Jennifer Anderson Despite warnings, ibuprofen users believe it to be harmless, but its use should be carefully monitored. For more than a decade Yvonne D'Arcy, MS, CRNP, CNS, pain and palliative care outcomes manager at Suburban Hospital in Maryland, has lectured and educated nurse

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Know the Benefits of Getting a Flu Shot !!

By at September 25, 2015 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

Reduction in sickness is even greater when older folks also get immunization. THURSDAY, Sept. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Getting a flu vaccine doesn't just protect you -- it may also help older folks in your community avoid the miserable illness, new research says. Higher flu vaccination rates for young and middle-aged adults seem to lower the risk of flu among

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