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Day-Tripping To The Dispensary: Seniors In Pain Hop Aboard The Canna-Bus

By Stephanie O'Neill and Kaiser Health News Cover photo: Megan Baker (left) of Papa & Barkley Co., a cannabis company based in Eureka, Calif.,...

High blood pressure is linked to cognitive decline

​Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov   There’s a saying, “What’s good for...

Earwax, Of All Things, Poses Unrecognized Risk In Long-Term Care

Seniorhelpdesk.com blog by JoNel Aleccia and Kaiser Health News Cover photo: Janie York examines the ear of Elaine Martin at the SilverRidge Assisted...

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...

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...