Dr. Susan Molchan

Safety at home for people with dementia

People with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can live at home safely as long as precautions are taken. Needed precautions will change as problems progress for each individual. When...

Five Proven Interventions for Insomnia

With age, the total amount of time we sleep decreases, and sleep becomes more fragmented. So, we shouldn’t expect the same sleep patterns we had when we were younger. Many people’s body clocks...

Prepare for surgery, heal faster

Judith Graham Reports for Kaiser Health News on new research revealing that older adults who prepare for surgery, heal faster and are discharged more quickly. They also are less likely to be...

Beware of medical advice from the mainstream media

Kevin Lomangino of Health News Review explains how you and the rest of America may end up duped by medical advice from the mainstream media. Even the medical correspondents in the big media outlets...

What should you do if you get the flu?

Most doctors and other health experts agree that the flu shot is worth it, particularly for children and older adults, who are at highest risk for complications if they get the flu. But, this flu...

Aging in place: Safety at home

Many people want to remain in their homes as they age, and there are an increasing number of resources and services to aid those who wish to “age in place.” For improved safety, you will likely...