Blog Posts - Senior Citizens



What's Missing? Senior Citizens!

I thought the months preceding the election were a gut wrenching roller coaster but it was nothing compared to this transition period.Yes, I've been watching the celebrity circus coming and goings from Trump Tower.  I find it just as gut wrenchi...
by Dogwalk Musings on Dec 16, 2016

How to Get Free Wireless Phones For Low Income

Dealing with the financially disadvantaged issue makes the states have to bring this idea up where they can provide free cell phone across the country especially in this tough economic condition. Obviously, with the government assistance you can get...
by Start Grants on Dec 6, 2016

Telomeres and Healthy Aging. The Tufts Perspective

Telomeres are bits of DNA genetic material that sit atop DNA strands and keep vital genetic material intact when cells divide or replicate. Think of them as the little plastic piece on top of the shoe laces. When they fall off or become damaged the s...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Sep 2, 2016

Fast Track Health Insurance

Fast Track Health Insurance Abandonment -As used in property insurance, prohibits the insured from abandoning damaged property to the insurance company for repair or disposal. Absolute Assignment -An irrevocable transfer of complete ownership of a li...
by Yekita on Jun 18, 2016

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

Memorial Day Activities For Senior Citizens

Get free Download Memorial Day Activities For Senior Citizens, Images wallpapers, Greeting cards, Memorial Day quotes, SMS, Messages and Memorial Day weekend 2016 etc. Memorial Day is federal holiday in United States and this special day is celebrate...

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

Security Solutions for Seniors and Their Families from Master Lock

Senior citizens are especially vulnerable when it comes to theft, fire or natural disasters. As their loved ones, we worry about their safety and want to do all we can to protect them and their valuable possessions. Fortunately, Master Lock has a wid...
by Susan Heim on Parenting on Apr 15, 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

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

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

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

How Often Do Screening Colonoscopies Result in a Complication?

Harlan Krumholz, MD is the director of the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE). His team at Yale is being paid extraordinarily well to determine what works and what doesn’t in Medicare. Their data will theoretically allow Me...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Feb 25, 2016

Government Giveaways for Seniors

Becoming a senior citizen often means that you will have less income, resulting in poor credit and hence making a life a little bit more difficult.  This often raises a question whether there’s government giveaways program for elderly or not.
by Start Grants on Feb 19, 2016

Does Tdap Protect You From Whooping Cough?

Within the past few years an epidemic of whooping cough swept through and injured youngsters in California and Arizona. There were tragic childhood mortalities in the frail not yet vaccinated pediatric population. The researchers from the Center for...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Feb 18, 2016

Low Cost Dentures for seniors

I always find it a bit ironic when the dental coverage is often diminished after someone is entering the retirement age. However, that is our current reality. Seniors often have to rely on free or low cost dental care, such as low cost dentures for s...
by Start Grants on Feb 10, 2016

Should You Stay Home When You Are Ill

Symptoms of being sick with the flu or a cold are designed genetically to protect the rest of the population from catching the disease according to researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. Their research findings have been publishe...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Jan 28, 2016


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