Nursing Home Makeover: Doctor Has Crazy Idea To Treat The Elderly As If They Were Human Beings

Nursing Home Makeover: Doctor Has Crazy Idea To Treat The Elderly As If They Were Human Beings
How One Doc Broke The Law To Bring Dignity–And With It Better Health–To The Elderly Some things you just have to learn the hard way. Here’s a stumper that apparently we still haven’t figured out as a society: The elderly like to be treated like human beings, not patients in a psych ward. Who knew? But all kidding aside, it is hard to overstate the grimness with which most modern American nursing homes are infused–especially those for people of little means.… Read the rest

Study: Dog Owners are Less Likely to Die from Cardiovascular Disease

Study: Dog Owners are Less Likely to Die from Cardiovascular Disease
Forget all those frustrating times when your puppy woke you up in the middle of the night with, er, “stomach issues.” Forget the time your anxious dog shredded only the left one of three different pairs of shoes, making your blood boil, all because you had the temerity to leave her alone for the evening. All of that means nothing anymore, because now it’s official: dogs are good for your heart.… Read the rest

Higher Vit. D3 Associated with Better Joint Function in Elderly -> Better Mental Status

Higher Vit. D3 Associated with Better Joint Function in Elderly -> Better Mental Status
Vitamin D3 is an essential health promoter for many of those issues often associated with advancing age: decreased immune function resulting in infections and cancer, decreased mental prowess and dementia, decreased bone health and decreased joint function. As allopathic doctors do not understand and Advanced Medicine ones do, each part of the body and its function has enormous impact on every other part.… Read the rest