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  • Destigmatizing Mental Health Issues In Elderly Adults

    My mother used to say, “Your Golden Years begin the day your youngest child graduates from high school and they end the day your health goes to hell.” I think she was right. If we’re physically ... Read More
  • Failure to Thrive in Adults: Treatment and Care Plan

    Very often the image of a small baby comes to mind when someone hears the term failure to thrive. However, adults — particularly older individuals — can fall into this category, as well. It is ... Read More
  • Breast Cancer Treatment Options for Elderly Women

    Every woman dreads the diagnosis of breast cancer regardless of her age. Studies show that one out of eight women who reach the age of eighty in the United States will develop breast cancer at some ... Read More
  • Staying Healthy: Post Mastectomy Care for Older Women

    Studies have shown that half of all breast cancer cases occur in women between the ages of sixty-five and eighty. These cancers tend to be more aggressive forms which make them even more difficult to ... Read More