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Oct

As we age, we start to lose our physical and mental capacities. The loss of muscle tone, strength, and cognitive abilities is different for each individual. A few of us may first begin to notice physical losses in our late 40’s. There are individuals in their 90’s that show very little slowing down in their…

20

Sep

Mental lapses are a part of life. It is common for people to be forgetful or absent minded at times. For some individuals, it may be a part of their personality. That is the way they are wired. During the aging process, brain functions naturally decline. The brain actually shrinks (especially in the prefrontal cortex,…

27

Feb

A study published in The British Medical Journal this month raises questions about the risks of antidepressant medications for …

18

Feb

A study published in The British Medical Journal this month raises questions about the risks of antidepressant medications for adults 65 and older who have been diagnosed with depression. The major conclusion of the article — that care should be taken in prescribing and in selecting which antidepressant medication to prescribe for older adults —…

06

Jan

A study published in The British Medical Journal this month raises questions about the risks of antidepressant medications for adults 65 and older who have been diagnosed with depression. The major conclusion of the article — that care should be taken in prescribing and in selecting which antidepressant medication to prescribe for older adults —…