OUR SKIN needs protection at any age, but it’s doubly important for seniors. As we age, the likelihood of developing skin cancer increases so much that nearly 50 percent of all 65-year-old Americans will have at least one skin cancer diagnosis. The subgroup of seniors with the most risk is older Caucasian males; the incidences […]
A Q&A with Dr. Manuel Jain on prevention and safety as you age CENTRAL FLORIDA HEALTH NEWS (CFHN): What do you share with your senior patients about the importance of being physically active?
American Seniors Association aligns with Rx Claim Savings to offer program THE AMERICAN SENIORS ASSOCIATION (ASA) has entered into an alliance with Rx Claims Savings, LLC. (RxCS) that is expected to help many of its members save money on some 60,000 prescription medications. Paul Cornell, CEO of the American Seniors Association, says there are many
IN THIS EDITION of Central Florida Doctor magazine, you’ll read about some of the key issues facing members of the medical industry who provide quality health care to our seniors in the region. As an area that attracts many retirees and snowbirds for its mild winters and peaceful senior communities, quality medical care for these
Getting gears in motion for mental health in the elderly MEDICAL ISSUES can be scary at any time or in any form, but mental health issues — especially in an elderly loved one — can be especially so. The doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers at The Golden Care Unit at Lake Wales Medical Center
Maintaining social ties is important for seniors’ health We are sociable beings. As we age, our need for interaction only increases. When a spouse dies, or siblings and friends die, we need support more than ever. Keeping active socially is important to keep an individual healthy. “It almost works like a group therapy,” says Dr.