Blog Posts - Baby Boomers



How Tightly Should We Control Blood Pressure in the Elderly?

A recent publication in a fine peer reviewed medical journal of the SPRINT study proved that lowering our blood pressure to the old target of 120/80 or less led to fewer heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure.  There was no question on what to do...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Jun 9, 2016

Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate Preserves Knee Cartilage in Osteoarthritis

My brother in law is a well-respected researcher and biochemist. Thirty years ago he treated his post exercise aching knees with glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate and felt better. Since then he is a fan. Although he is a firm believer in the scient...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Jun 9, 2016

Antibiotic Associated Colitis Increases Risk

At least a half dozen times per week patient’s call with symptoms of a viral upper respiratory tract infection or present to the office for a visit with symptoms and signs of a cold.  These illnesses are caused by small viral particles which do no...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on May 12, 2016

Building Safety Month Week One: “Building Solutions for All Ages”

More Baby Boomers are ready to retire—Is the built environment prepared? Read Building Safety Month Week One: “Building Solutions for All Ages” on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
by FacilityBlog on Apr 26, 2016

Prince Died

I wanna to be your loverI wanna to be the only one that makes you come running~ Prince Rogers NelsonPrince died, and I’m having a hard time accepting it. As I write this I am watching a Lethal Weapon marathon on AMC, eyes tearing up during movies t...
by About Race on Apr 25, 2016

How Much of Yourself Can You Give to Others?

I have been practicing general internal medicine for over 35 years in the same community. I have many patients who started with me in 1979 and are now in their late eighties to early nineties.  Predictably and sadly they are failing.  Not a week go...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Apr 14, 2016

Baby Boomers Hit The Road – Senior Travel is not Like it Use to be

Baby boomers are hitting the road and travelling further and longer. Senior Travel is one of the fastest growing travel markets around the world. We are more cashed up than our parents were, we want to travel further, travel longer and we want to do...
by theplanetd on Apr 10, 2016

Changes Coming to Medicare Soon

CMS (Center for Medicare Services) is determined to eliminate fee for service medicine. Fee for service medicine is the system where patients see a physician or “provider” for a visit or service and the “physician or provider” bills the patie...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Apr 8, 2016

Generation Y

The rise of any co-culture is dependent on the social norms of a particular time period. Nowadays, the main source of recreation and study is the Internet. A hub for both entertainment and business, the Internet attracts millions of users daily. Many...
by Web Design Blog on Apr 8, 2016

What Baby Boomers Want As Home Owners [infographic]

(To enlarge via computer keyboard, hold ctrl key down while rolling mouse wheel forward/away from you)WHAT BOOMERS WANT32 percent of the U.S. population is 50 years of older, and two-thirds of the primary home equity is owned by those over 55. The ch...
by Sugar Pine Realty/GMAC on Apr 7, 2016

Never Doubt I Love

Sad blue eyes and a fine even smile, his build bragged of gym dues and vegetables. A friend of a friend, that’s usually how these things start, he said he was recently divorced, forty years void of love. I believed … Continue reading →...
by Second Wind Publishing on Apr 4, 2016

Never Doubt I Love

Sad blue eyes and a fine even smile, his build bragged of gym dues and vegetables. A friend of a friend, that’s usually how these things start, he said he was recently divorced, forty years void of love. I believed … Continue reading →...
by Second Wind Publishing on Apr 4, 2016

New research says hep C epidemic not caused by 1960s sex and drug lifestyle

New research says hep C epidemic not caused by 1960s sex and drug lifestyle Peak of hep C infection epidemic actually occurred in 1950, not 1965 as previously thought By Karin Larsen, CBC News... Monday HCV News Ticker- Hepatitis C: Coffee, Medica...
by HCV New Drug Research on Apr 3, 2016

Rich Dad Author Robert Kiyosaki: 2016 Market Meltdown ‘Right On Schedule’

The last time I blogged about Robert Kiyosaki, the American entrepreneur, educator, investor, and author of The New York Times best-selling book Rich Dad Poor Dad talked about precious metals in a January 27, 2016, GoldSeek.com Radio interview. From...
by Survival And Prosperity on Mar 29, 2016

Barbara Mason-Yes I’m Ready – 1 Hit Wonder

There are some songs that bring back memories to we baby boomers.  One of those is “Yes I’m Ready” by Barbara Mason.  To many of us it was one of those coming of age songs.  We did not know a whole lot about love in 1965, when he...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Mar 28, 2016

Boomer Internet Use Will Surprise You

Due to the large number of Baby Boomers many of the upcoming generations see them as a liability.  The boomer demographic has forced other generations to rethink economic security, work, housing, and communities for older people. Boomer are draining...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Mar 23, 2016

Ravi Shankar and Hippies

    I knew nothing of Ravi Shankar before Woodstock.  I imagine that I am not alone in that regard.  Before we go on to his relationship to the other performers and the multitude who gathered on the Age of Aquarius sacred grounds, have a...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Mar 21, 2016

Shoplifting By Seniors? A Problem in Japan

Senior Shoplifting – Japan’s Baby Boomers getting busted…. Japan is one of the world’s richest and technologically advance countries in the world. Yet, despite the affluence a growing number of senior citizens in Japan are bei...
by 60s Folks In Their 60s on Mar 11, 2016

Increased Dementia Risk in Senior Citizens Due to Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)

Brittany Haenisch, PhD of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases in Bonn, has reported in JAMA Neurology, a study from health insurance data suggesting that taking Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) such as Aciphex (omeprazole), Protonix (pantop...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Mar 8, 2016

Vitamin D in Senior Citizens: How Much is Enough?

Vitamin D levels are the most popular blood test being billed to CMS Medicare and private insurers. The World Health Organization considers 20 ng/ml to be a normal level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D which contrasts with 30ng/ml in the USA. Vitamin D is mad...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Feb 25, 2016


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