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December 29, 2014

Grandpa Snapchat, a TV station run by retirees – and more from the week online

…works well at a certain dose, taking more will be better. Wrong! With many drugs (most notably Tylenol), increasing the dose only increases the risks. A drug taken at a…

April 17, 2020

Aging out of Place…

…stay out of bars and cantinas late at night, don’t buy drugs, hide valuables in your home. Health care: I’ve had two major operations in Mexico, one life-threatening, for a…

May 1, 2015

You Know You’re a Geriatrician When…

…are wary of too many meds #youknowyoureageriatrician when your patients leave on fewer drugs than they came in in on. — Bill Gibson (@drbillgibson) April 16, 2015 #youknowyoureageriatrician when a…

September 5, 2013

8 Foods to Ease Your Aches: A Pain-Fighting Menu

…at levels comparable to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS). Some recent research found: Drinking tart cherry juice twice a day for three weeks significantly reduced joint pain in osteoarthritis, say scientists…

January 21 | 10:30am11:45am EST

Lecture: Money Matters

…the Internet to save money on entertainment, prescription drugs, and everyday items. After this introduction, you can decide whether the full, 10-week course is right for you. Registration not necessary….

July 29, 2013

Linky Sunday: iPad App Brings Art to Alzheimer’s Patients, Measuring “age”…

…suggests that common blood pressure drugs may slow the progress of dementia. Scientists say it’s too soon to run out and buy the drugs, though; the studies were purely observational,…

January 15, 2015

Can a Controversial New Treatment Reverse Memory Loss?

…addresses several possible disease components at once (diet, exercise, etc.) rather than testing one drug at a time to rule out the effects from other drugs or interventions. But Bredesen…

March 17, 2013

Linky Sunday: Stroke Victims Diagnosed by Texting Ability, Bible App is Hot, 70-Year-Old Prostitutes to Retire

…to make eyes, lips and brows darker. Click to read more. Faster route to Alzheimer’s treatment? The FDA plans to loosen rules for approving new Alzheimers drugs. Approval will be…

September 22, 2013

7 Fall Risk Factors (Don’t Blame the Scatter Rug)

…do about it After a fall, you might be prescribed an assistive device by a hospital or rehab facility. Don’t just walk into the local drugstore and walk out with…

May 26, 2016

New Online Information Sources Help You Choose a Doctor

…drug and medical device companies. A recent analysis by the group provides strong evidence that docs who take payments prescribe more expensive brand name drugs than docs who don’t take…

April 16, 2018

Ask Joan: Worried about Hardness

…erection doesn’t seem as hard as it once was, the girth seems different to me, also. I only take water pills and nothing else. I’ve tried the Viagra/ Cialis drugs,…

May 10, 2015

The oldest prom date ever, passwords you can swallow – and more from the week online

…bridge the gap. Read “The Growing Generational Divide.” Plus New cholesterol-slashing drugs for when statin are out More seniors are using mobility devices – and it might not be a…

December 1, 2013

You’re Not Too Old to Get AIDS

…their older years, we have a new outlook on senior dating, as well as new drugs, like Viagra, that make sex more viable at our age. Many of us who…

July 14 | 11:30am12:30pm MDT

Money Matters – Lunch & Learn

…safe, and online shopping. Learn how to use the internet to save money on entertainment, prescription drugs, and everyday items. Presented by Abraham Cespedes, SPCO Trainer Click or tap to…

June 23, 2013

Tommy Mickens’ Second Act: Senior Fitness Coach

…the 1980s, you might remember the name Tommy Montana, Mickens’ street name during his drug dealing days. According to Mickens, selling drugs was his way to meet the needs of…