Dr. Stephen DAmico

Geriatrics
Bristol, VA, France
40 years experience male

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2001 Mallory lane
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Geriatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

16 Answers
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Parkinson's: To my knowledge there has not been any definitive research on this. Some researcher think that continued use of memorization and repetitive movements... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Power of Attorney: If you mean the power of attorney, poa, you will need your grandparents permission. If they are incapacitated mentally such as dementia, they will nee... Read More
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Dr. Stephen DAmico
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Yes: The drug is used to help behavioral mood. It can be taken together with other anti-psychotic medication.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Viral life: Most virus do not live outside a host for more than a few hours. It would be rare to find them on a bed sheet or clothing. Common viruses are spread ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Alzheimer's: Depends on the stage of dementia. There is no cure and the further someone progresses, the less it will help.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Age cream: Although there is a lot of hype on cosmetics for aging, there is no cream or pill that will stop the aging process. Your family dna has the most impac... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Hospice: Hospice is an end of life service through medicare or private insurance. It will not pay for 24/7 care unless the person is in the active dying proces... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Assiste Living: Transitional living is when an individual needs help with their activities of daily living and now are transitioning from home to assisted living or n... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Wandering in elderly: It would depend on the disease the person had. If it is dementia, then using door handle covers would help them from leaving the house. Giving the p... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Control blood pressu: Following your doctor's instruction on blood pressure control and blood thinners. Strokes have a number of causes and your doctor will diagnose and tr... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Medication: Yes. One is for behavior and the other to help with memory
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Genetic and various: The exact cause is unknown but runs in families it is known as primary. If it occurs in older people with underlying chronic diseases it secondary. Pa... Read More
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Got to APDA site: The american Parkinson's disease association: www.Apdaparkinson.Org has a wealth of knowledge about the disease. If you need to speak to someone dire... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Medicare.gov: You will need to check you eligibility by going to medicare.Gov and look at the requirements. Age 65 is th traditional time and you can sign up at 64... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Nursing home: There is no minimal age for long term care. It depends on the condition of the person and whether they need help with their activities of daily livin... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Home health: Home health provider is usually a company that provides medical services in the home. Physical therapy and nursing care are the most common. A person ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. DAmico is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. DAmico is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

CETEC School of Medicine, Dominican Republic
Graduated 1983MD
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