5 Great Reasons to See a Geriatrician
As the baby boomer generation enters its senior years, one in five Americans will be over 65. In fact, seniors over age 85 are the fastest-growing segment of the population. If you or any of your loved ones are over 65, being treated by a geriatrician can make all the difference. Geriatricians are primary care doctors who have had additional training in the health care needs of older people.
Over 60? Time to Move It or Lose It
Older adults who exercise may not be affected by brain damage that can limit mobility
Aging Americans who aren’t physically active may be missing out on a chance to protect their brains from age-related diseases that make walking and moving more difficult, according to a March 2015 study published in the journal Neurology.
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The Physician, the Community and Health Care Reform
Report by Dr. Joseph Boffa
Since 2000 the Rhode Island Alliance for Retired Americans fostered HealthLink Wellness a program committed to reducing the risk of chronic disease among retirees by promoting health screening, health education and exercise. Its strategy has been to develop partnerships that engage the retiree through their social networking. Starting in 2010 we added a network of primary care physicians who provided medical back up for community based outreach efforts.