Monthly Archives : August 2016

  • NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION MONTH – AUGUST

    August 21, 2016

    August is National Immunization Month! Be safe- be sure you and your children are immunized to help prevent potentially deadly diseases that are easily preventable! National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an annual observance held in August... read more

  • cholesterol medications for patients over 80 years old

    August 21, 2016

    Although cholesterol lowering medication clearly reduces heart attacks and strokes, little has been published about its’ effectiveness for patients over 80 years old. Current use focuses on “primary prevention” (prevent the initial occurrence... read more

  • Alzheimer’s

    August 14, 2016

    As our population ages, more families are left coping with a loved one who has been diagnosed with dementia. Recent statistics indicate that 1 in 8 adults over the age of 65 has at least some findings of dementia, and the prevalence rate balloons t... read more