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Shingles: Don’t Let It Get You The Way It Got Me

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog Credited to Bruce Horovitz and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover photo: Bruce Horovitz and his wife,...

Defending Against This Season’s Deadly Flu: 5 Things To Know Now

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog By Barbara Feder Ostrov and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  The nation is having a Terrible, Horrible, No...

Could A Rare, Deadly ‘Superbug’ Fungus Be Gaining A Foothold?

  Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog By David Thill, Medill News Service and  KHN   Cover photo: Candida auris can cause serious medical...

When You Need A Breast Screening, Should You Get A 3-D Mammogram?

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Michelle Andrews and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  When I went to the imaging center for my regular...

For Elder Health, Trips To The ER Are Often A Tipping Point

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  Twice a day, the 86-year-old man went for long walks...

Defending Against This Season’s Deadly Flu: 5 Things To Know Now

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog By Barbara Feder Ostrov and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  The nation is having a Terrible, Horrible, No...

Doing More Harm Than Good? Epidemic of Screening Burdens Nation’s Older Patients

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Liz Szabo and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  Cover photo: (Molly Ferguson for Kaiser Health News) Elena...

Depression and Older Adults

Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov Depression is more than just feeling sad...

These Annual Checkups Help Seniors Not Only Survive But Thrive

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Melissa Bailey and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  Cover photo: Resident Bea Lipsky works out in the gym...