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Vitamin D and depression lin ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Vitamin D and depression links debunked The link between vitamin D and depression in older men has been analysed by UWA researcher Vitamin D deficiency does not cause dep ... Read on »
Queensway Carleton Hospital receives $1M gift for elder care by Jennifer J. Patient Expert What an amazing gift! “This unit is designed to take our frail, elderly patients, and treat them in a very holistic manner with the intention of getting them recovered … ... Read on »
The Age-Cost Connection by Dr. Muriel G. Medical Doctor It’s been well known for a long time that the amount Medicare spends on patient care every year increases with age. That’s not entirely surprising—after all, 80-year-olds ... Read on »
ELDER MUSIC: 1971 by Ronni B. Patient Expert This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my ... Read on »
Altering perception of feedi ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Altering perception of feeding state may promote healthy aging Targeting mechanisms in the central nervous system that sense energy generated by nutrients might yield the ... Read on »
'INTERESTING STUFF – 28 February 2015 by Ronni B. Patient Expert As you know, on Monday through Friday, there is a link at the bottom of each TGB story to that day's story by readers at The Elder Storytelling Place. Last Monday ... Read on »
Researchers cautious about V ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Researchers cautious about Vitamin D supplementation to prevent chronic diseases Vitamin D deficiency may increase the risk for a variety of chronic diseases, which has l ... Read on »
Crabby Old Lady on Cutting the Cable Cord by Ronni B. Patient Expert Four weeks ago, Crabby Old Lady told you about how she reduced her fixed expenses by cutting the cable TV cord after Giant Cable Company (hereinafter referred to as GCC) j ... Read on »
Skin test may shed new light ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Skin test may shed new light on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases Scientists have discovered a skin test that may shed new light on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease ... Read on »