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Senior Substance Use: Risk Factors Associated with Aging and Health

A look at alcohol, marijuana, and opioid use in the elderly populationGranny…


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Polypharmacy: Challenges in Medication Management in Older Adults

Polypharmacy in the elderlyIn our series of recent posts, we’ve focused on the…


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Management of Anxiety in Dementia Patients

The benefits of actively assessing and treating anxiety in elderly individuals…


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Dementia and Depression: Early Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment in Elderly Individuals

The merits of actively assessing and treating depression in elderly individuals…


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Age-related Memory Loss vs Dementia

As people age, their cognitive abilities decline. You might be worried about…


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Anxiety and Dementia May Be Related, a Look at the Research

There has been an increased focus on mental health and both the short and…


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What Is Executive Function?

In 1848, a 43-inch-long tamping iron pierced Phineas Gage’s left cheek, ripped…


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Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

About one-third of people over the age of 65 experience hearing loss…


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The Association Between a High-Sugar, High-Fat Diet and Cognitive Decline

Understanding the potential dietary effects on cognition is imperative when…


Alcohol and the Brain: 1 Glass, 1 Pint, 1 Bottle

Alcohol consumption has been linked to having both beneficial and harmful…