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Senior Health - About Anxiety Disorders - 33 Frequently Asked Questions And Answers by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 13 Dec 2010 2:19pm NIH Senior Health 1. How is an anxiety disorder different from just feeling anxious or worried? If you have an anxiety disorder, worry or fear becomes long-term and may get worse instead of better as time goes on. Doctors and older adults tend to view anxiety and fear as normal given the circumstances of aging. But ... Read on »
Health Headlines - March 10 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:25pm Early Warning System Seen for Deadly Leg Clots An early warning system can help doctors prevent many cases of deep-vein thrombosis, the so-called "economy-class syndrome" that causes potentially fatal blood clots, researchers said on Wednesday. Health Care Disparities Kill 80,000 Blacks More than 80,000 black Americans die every year ... Read on »
Treatments for Aging & Senior Health by Get Healthy Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Aging & Senior Health: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Hip Replacement Joint Replacement Psychotherapy These are just some of the treatments and procedures that are used to treat Aging & Senior Health. You can connect with experts and other people who have A ... Read on »
Using Health IT: Eight Quality Improvement Stories by Healthcare Research & Quality Posted Tue 28 Sep 2010 4:21pm Success stories Final_Layout 1 9/28/10 11:45 AM Page 2 Using Health IT: Eight Quality Improvement Stories Advancing Excellence in Health Care www.ahrq.gov Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Health IT Success stories Final_Layout 1 9/28/10 11:45 AM Page 3 Success stories Final_Layout 1 9/28/10 11:45 AM Page i Using Health IT: Eigh ... Read on »
Eldercare: Dealing with Clinical Depression by Health&Fitness GuideforDummies Posted Fri 24 Apr 2009 7:22am It's estimated that 15 to 20 percent of elders suffer from some kind of depression — everything from the passing mood to the kind that requires medical attention, clinical depression. Understanding clinical depression Clinical depression is a deep sadness that persists over weeks and months, wreaking havoc with sleep and appetite, and the q ... Read on »
what traditional elders believe about mental health training by Lewis Posted Wed 23 Apr 2008 9:09pm Here's my latest paper that I've just revised. I'd sure appreciate some feedback or comments. Lewis What Traditional Indigenous Elders say about Cross Cultural Mental Health Training Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhD Departments of Family Medicine and Psychiatry University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada And South ... Read on »
What's In The News - Breast feeding, Sleep, Mental Health and Psychotherapy by just 4 families Patient Expert Posted Wed 13 Jan 2010 5:22am As parents it can be hard to know where to look when it comes to information. Sometimes it's information overload, at other times we miss out on important information because of that overload. Here are some of the important issues to parents along with some not so important but never-the-less interesting items. We know that breast feeding i ... Read on »
Psychotherapy Beats Light Treatment for SAD - Health Profess [Digg] by Cascia T. Posted Sat 31 Oct 2009 11:00pm THURSDAY, Oct. 29 (HealthDay News) -- As daylight hours dwindle, people with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can often feel the onset of wintertime depression, but a new study suggests one type of remedy may work better than another at banishing the SAD bluesspecially designed to treat people with SAD is more effective Read on »
Stamping Out the Stigma of Mental Illness by Dr. Deb Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 6:53pm I don’t get it. It’s not a big deal. I have depression. I was diagnosed with it over twenty years ago. I take medication to replenish my brain chemistry with serotonin and I have been in talk therapy too. My life is meaningful and I have a sense of contentedness because of the combination of these therapies. It’s not a mark of shame o ... Read on »
Nursing Home Blues: How Doctors Can Help by Dr. Lawrence Kindo Posted Wed 04 Jan 2012 10:14pm The decision to enroll a loved one into a nursing home is a difficult one.  Perhaps more difficult, however, is the transition the elderly must make from a familiar and comfortable environment to a new, unknown one.  As we age, it gets more and more difficult to accept and adjust to change, and the move from one’s home to ... Read on »