A Geriatrician reviews the data about COVID vaccine efficacy and safety in older adults.
The diet that I recommend most often for brain health is called the MIND diet. It's a combination of a Mediterranean style diet and the DASH diet which is a low salt diet. It’s easy to follow for most people and doesn't involve any fancy foods or supplements.
Dr. Didyk interviews Dr. Adrian Wagg, Geriatrician and Professor of continence studies.
Coronavirus is transmitted through respiratory droplets, and causes mild symptoms in about 80% of cases, but appears to be more likely to cause serious illness or death in older adults. Avoiding contact with others and maintaining a healthy lifestyle are important strategies to get through the pandemic safely.
Think the flu shot is ineffective? That it can give you the flu? Get the facts!
A Geriatrician reviews some key points about the health of LGBTQ+ elders, and what health professionals can do to make sure that sexual identity doesn’t get in the way of excellent Geriatric care.
Alzheimer's disease has no cure, and the medications that we currently prescribe increase a chemical called acetylcholine, which can help with some Alzheimer’s symptoms. Their effects are modest at best, and even on medication, progression of the dementia is inevitable.
In this article I'll explain why wandering can happen in a person with dementia, present some of the warning signs that a person with dementia may be at risk of getting lost as well as tips to try to prevent the person from becoming disoriented and going missing.