Living Well Blog

By Janet Tiberian
April 13, 2017
It’s probably no surprise that older Americans between the ages of 65 and 79 are prescribed more medications than young adults. But did you know the average senior gets… See more
By Nancy Udell
MDVIP
November 20, 2016
(BPT) - What will your life be like when you turn 100? A century ago the question seemed almost flippant, a needless consideration for most people, but today it's very real. The percentage of people living to 100 has grown almost 66 percent in the last 30 years, according to U.S. News and World… See more
By Janet Tiberian
June 29, 2016
As we age, many of us begin to worry about our cognitive health, which includes memory, language skills and reasoning. It's easy to attribute cognitive decline to routine memory glitches that are quite different. Let’s start by understanding the differences between the two; then we'll consider the… See more
By Bernard Kaminetsky, MD, FACP
MDVIP
October 27, 2015
Remember the good old days of Marcus Welby, the 1970s family physician whose beloved character painted an idealized picture of small town medicine? Back then, doctors were friends of the family, even scoring invites to milestone events like weddings and birthdays. I started my career in 1984 as a… See more
By Janet Tiberian
May 5, 2013
Many baby boomers consider themselves the model of health. They exercise and watch their diet. They’re aware of cardiovascular disease, heart disease and diabetes, and they try to control their cholesterol and weight. They’re even living longer than their parents did. Yet as baby boomers age, more… See more
August 20, 2010
Baby boomers aren’t just rapidly moving into retirement, they’re moving into it sicker and more obese than previous generations, according to a new report released last month.… See more
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