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Adults Skipping Vaccines May Miss Out On Effective New Shingles Shot

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Michelle Andrews and Kaiser Health News  Federal officials have recommended a new vaccine that is more...

Griffin Hospital to Host a free "Fall Prevention Program" on Friday March 9, 2018 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street in Derby. CT

Seniorhelpdesk.com blog by Alex Stackpole, Griffin Hospital The Valley Parish Nurse Program at Griffin Hospital and Griffin Hospital Lifeline will...

Never Too Late To Operate? Surgery Near End Of Life Is Common, Costly

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Liz Szabo and Kaiser Health News  Cover photo: Stanich, at age 87, had signed a “do not resuscitate” directive...

A Tale of Love, Family Conflict And Battles Over Care For An Aging Mother

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News  Cover photo: A screenshot from the film "Edith+Eddie" (Courtesy of...

Griffin Hospital to Host Free Blood Pressure Screenings at the Orange Senior Center on the fourth Tuesday of each month!

Griffin Hospital to Host Free Blood Pressure Screenings at the Orange Senior Center on the fourth Tuesday of each month! Next Screening: Look for the...

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...