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Anthony Cirillo Patient Expert

Huntersville, North Carolina
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Insomnia May Be Linked to Future Hospitalization, Increased Health Service Use by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Having trouble falling or staying asleep? Insomnia may be an important indicator of future hospitalization among middle-aged and older adults, according to a new study ... Read on »
Restricting Diet of 75+ May Not Make Them Healthier. by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health We recently blogged about overweight seniors who might live longer than their skinnier counterparts. Now this.  According to a recent study, restricting the diet of peo ... Read on »
"Home for the Holidays" What to look for during your annual visit to elderly relatives by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The following is reprinted with permission. I urge you to read it and pass it along. As you make your way home for the holidays know what to look for to protect ... Read on »
"Home for the Holidays" What to look for during your annual visit to elderly relatives by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The following is reprinted with permission. I urge you to read it and pass it along. As you make your way home for the holidays know what to look for to protect your loved one ... Read on »
$3 Trillion in Lost Benefits Suffered by Caregivers by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A new Met Life study shows that almost 10 million adults over the age of 50 are becoming caregivers for their own parents, resulting in a loss of $3 ... Read on »
'Cross-talk' in the Brain Slows Responses in Old Age by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health New research suggests that breakdowns in certain brain connections could be responsible for slowed physical reaction times as we age. Commonly known is that one side ... Read on »
1 in 4 Getting Divorced Are Over 50 by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Who would have thought that divorce among those aged 50 to 64 has spiked? Susan L. Brown is the co-director of the National Center for Family & Marriage R ... Read on »
1 in 7 Alzheimer's Cases Could Be Prevented with Exercise by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A team of researchers from the Ontario Brain Institute reviewed 871 research articles on exercise and Alzheimer’s conducted over the last 50 years. They then closely e ... Read on »
1.1 Million 50+ Taked to ED for Adverse Medication Reactions by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) is a public health surveillance system that monitors drug-related emergency department (ED) visits in the United States. Their late ... Read on »
10 Myths About Falls from NCOA by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The National Council on Aging (NCOA) has published myths related to falling. According to the NCOA, many people think falls are a normal part of aging. The t ... Read on »
10 Things Your Hospital Won't Tell You by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health This is a great article from MSN. I have to admit though I worked in and now with hospitals there was information that I was surprised to read. For example - "Avoid ... Read on »
104 Year Old Still Drives and Lives Independently by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health OATESVILLE, Pa. - May 24, 2010 (WPVI) -- She's about to turn 104-years-old, yet she lives alone and still drives! So what's her secret? "A lot of it is mental, a ... Read on »
112 Year Old Artists Shows That You Always Have Purpose by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health A touching story found on cnn.com shows that no matter what your age or circumstance you can lead a quality of life if you have purpose. Frank Calloway, 112, paints mural ... Read on »
13 Percent of Americans aged 60+ Report Growing Memory Loss by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Coach Pat Summitt's has become a face for Early-Onset Dementia From ALFA -  A large survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Preve ... Read on »
14% of Strokes Hapen When You're Asleep by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Researchers at the University of Cincinnati as reported in Health Day News have found that 14% of strokes happen when individuals are asleep resulting in about 58,00 ... Read on »