Dr. Susan Molchan

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...

What are probiotics and should you take them?

These days, it seems that everyone is recommending particular diets to improve your health. And, lots of people, including Consumer Reports, are recommending probiotics, such as dark chocolate, greek...

Get tested for glaucoma, save your vision

If you’re over 60, you should be getting a comprehensive dilated eye exam at least every two years. This test for glaucoma could help save your vision. Like many people, you’re likely...

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...