Study About Aging

A study  was conducted several years ago on understanding older adults’ expectations regarding aging and how these expectations influence healthcare-seeking behavior. The question was raised, if this population felt a general negativity towards the aging process could this help physicians identify situations in which older adults needlessly miss the opportunity to experience this model of… Read more »

Seniors and Driving Safety

“Older adults are actually not much more likely to be in car accidents, but they are more likely to suffer injury or die in one because their bodies are more susceptible to injury, and resulting medical complications are more likely.” This is most definitely not a new issue, but how do we know when it… Read more »

Dementia Is

I’m sure many of you have heard the word Dementia in the news quite a bit in the last day or so. Following a brain biopsy, it was discovered that the world famous actor and comedian, Robin Williams, had a form of Dementia called Lewy Body Dementia. Due to a misdiagnosis he was not given… Read more »