Dealing with Depression

Depression is a very common medical problem among older adults, and is often broken down into two categories: major depression and minor depression.

September 7, 2016|Health|

What is Essential Tremor?

Essential tremor is the most common neurological disorder found in the older adult population. It affects between 1 and 5 percent of adults over 60 years of age.

February 23, 2016|Health|

The Great Masquerader: Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a common disease which can cause many common symptoms. It is called the great masquerader because it can mimic many other diseases. Despite its tricks, hypothyroidism can be easy to treat.

January 13, 2016|Health|

Living Safe as We Age

One of my biggest challenges as I entered my mid-sixties was recognizing the physiological changes that have been occurring to my body. Something as simple as getting out of my car takes more effort than before.

December 30, 2015|Health|

Glaucoma: The Silent Thief

Glaucoma is called the “silent thief of sight” because people usually do not have any pain or symptoms from glaucoma until it has stolen a significant amount of their peripheral vision.

October 27, 2015|Health|
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