According to the 2014 United States Census, more than a quarter of adults over 65 — 11 million people — live alone. Social isolation is considered a risk factor for … Read More
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Nowhere is that more relevant than with dental care. As we age, additional challenges may surface, but can be readily … Read More
For more than 100 years, healthy Americans have regularly visited their doctors for an annual physical exam, rarely questioning the value of the routine. The practice began in the early … Read More
Peggy Van Tassell doesn’t need an alarm clock. Every morning at 7, she’s gently nudged awake by Isis, her yellow Labrador Retriever – named for the Egyptian goddess. “We get … Read More
Class participants stroll in a few minutes before the hour – extending hellos and introductions. They settle on to stools tucked around the over-sized kitchen island: chopping boards, sauté pans … Read More
Are you current on all your vaccinations? According to a February 2016 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, coverage rates for all vaccines for adults have shown … Read More
As the dead of winter settles in, snow is definitely in the forecast—and so is the back-breaking, heart-straining task of snow removal. According to cardiologist Marvin Lipman, MD, FACP, … Read More
Henry Bickel stands upright and steady as he marches in place – something he couldn’t do a year ago. That was before the White Plains resident started working with StepWISEnow, a … Read More
Whether you’re 55, 65, 70 or beyond, it’s never too soon to start thinking about modifying or renovating your home to address potential physical challenges as you age. The good … Read More
With flu season already rearing its ugly and potentially dangerous head, we asked Marvin Lipman, MD, FACP of Scarsdale Medical Group to answer some important questions so we can better … Read More
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