New Year-New Idea: Frailty Check

New Year-New Idea: Frailty Check

What constitutes frailty? You may be surprised by the extent of the answer. Frailty score is a value related to the number of challenges or deficits one has. Interestingly, frailty is not necessarily measured by age or disease states. Frailty scores vary. Some scales...
October: Mental Health Awareness Month

October: Mental Health Awareness Month

Take care of your mental health and keep medications in check Welcome to October a month to celebrate harvests and Halloween. It’s also the month that brings awareness to mental health. The World Health Organization (WHO) earmarks October 10 as World Mental Health...
September: Healthy Aging Month!

September: Healthy Aging Month!

As we close out the month of September, let’s think about what the month provides for us. September is Healthy Aging Month! Who wishes to not age well? I think we all want the best life we can have, and health is a big part of that. Fall brings us a time to reflect on...
Fall: A Beautiful Reminder to Prevent Falls

Fall: A Beautiful Reminder to Prevent Falls

Living in New England my entire life I have had the pleasure of enjoying the change of seasons. Especially in the fall, when the air is a bit cooler, the humidity is low, and the trees change to a beautiful backdrop of brilliant colors of yellow, orange, and red. Fall...