Senior Health Feature

Nutrition-As-You-Age

Eating Well As You Age

Q. How important is maintaining a healthy diet as you age? A. Very important. As we age, we need to follow a healthy diet for optimal nutrition. We need to consume a balanced diet containing […]

07/19/2012

DrBurns-and-Cosmo

Adopting A Best Friend

The prospect of having a trusty companion who loves you no matter what, always welcomes you home, and never argues with you entices many people to get a pet. Improved physical and mental health may be another perk.

07/19/2012

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VIDEO: Exercising After A Hospital Stay

Learn proper exercising techniques to help speed up your recovery after surgery.

07/19/2012

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VIDEO: Preparing For Your Check-Up

Watch this video to learn things you can do to prepare for your next Doctors visit.

07/19/2012

excercises

VIDEO: Tips To Improve Balance

Learn some exercises seniors can do from home that will help improve balance and lessen the chance of falls.

07/19/2012

delirium

Research Finds Ways to Lessen Delirium Older Hospital Patients

It’s an all-too-familiar situation: an elderly patient falls and fractures his hip. He is admitted to the hospital and undergoes surgery. During the recovery period, he becomes extremely confused and refuses to work with the physical therapist.

07/19/2012

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Seniors Should Stay Active Engaged to Fight Depression

Senior citizens are at high risk for depression for a variety of reasons: loss of health, loss of friends, loss of purpose. But there are things that can be done to sharply reduce that risk.

07/19/2012

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