May 1, 2019

Shoulder Injury: Rotator Cuff Tears

By Jeannette Franks, PhD, a passionate gerontologist who teaches at University of Washington and Bastyr University; she is the author of a book on assisted living […]
May 1, 2019

Recovery from Stroke: Rehabilitation & Motivation

For Pedro Antaran, an 83-year-old Seattle resident, the stroke came in the morning, with little warning. After waking up to make coffee, he noticed that his […]
May 1, 2019

Questions You Can Ask Your Doctor

Today, patients take an active role in their health care. You and your doctor will work in partnership to achieve your best possible level of health. […]
May 1, 2019

Elderly Pneumonia

Prevention & Care In 2010, pneumonia, combined with influenza, was the eighth leading cause of death in the United Sates, according to the National Center for […]
May 1, 2019

Pet Separation

By Steve Duno, Veteran pet behaviorist and author. Steve Duno lives in Seattle with his family and an ever-changing assortment of rescued pets, and has authored […]
May 1, 2019
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Parkinson’s Disease In The Elderly: Symptoms & Care

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurological disorder that occurs when certain neurons in the brain die or become impaired. These nerve cells, located in a midbrain […]
May 1, 2019

Living With Parkinson’s Disease

Karl Robb’s first medical “diagnosis” was “to have a beer and relax.” Seven doctors and several years later, Karl received the correct diagnosis: Parkinson’s disease. He […]
May 1, 2019

Palliative Care: Facts and Questions

Sometimes called “comfort care,” the goal of palliative medicine is to improve the quality of life for those suffering from life-threatening or serious chronic health issues. […]
May 1, 2019

Pacemakers For Seniors

It’s only about the size of a matchbook, but the life-altering effects of a pacemaker can’t be overstated. Whether a patient’s heart rate is erratic because […]