Geriatrics

Who am I?

The rise of direct to consumer genetic testing kits has opened the door to a wealth of information for patients. DNA samples collected by these direct to consumer kits can gather information about where the test subject’s ancestors originated or [...]

Who am I?2018-07-05T14:55:42-04:00

Staying Safe in Winter

Winter safety can be challenging for able bodied people, so it isn’t a surprise that it can be especially challenging for the elderly.  Cold Temperatures, snow, ice and wind all become hazards for seniors.  Whether it’s a fall on an [...]

Staying Safe in Winter2018-02-22T15:39:08-04:00

Mitigating Fall Risk For Older Adults

Falls are not a normal part of the aging process. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 25% of older adults fall each year. These falls significantly impact post-injury quality of life and account for [...]

Mitigating Fall Risk For Older Adults2017-10-13T15:17:15-04:00