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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
24 years experience Geriatrics
See below: This can be too confusing. The corrected answer is the that geriatric medicine deals with aging process whether or not it is normal. It also deals wit ... Read More
Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience Geriatrics
Care of elderly: Geriatrics is the field of medicine specializing in care of the edlerly, generally those older then 65yo. A geriatrician is a physician tha takes addi ... Read More
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Dr. Mohsin Jaffer
66 years experience Family Medicine
Geriatrics: Geriatrics or geriatric medicine is a speciality that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating d ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
53 years experience Geriatrics
Depends: If you are over 65 & no longer working medicare can become your primary insurance assuming you are eligible under 65 you may qualify if you are disa ... Read More
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Dr. Mohsin Jaffer
66 years experience Family Medicine
Medicare: If you are over 65 ; no longer working medicare can become your primary insurance assuming you are eligible medicare hmo is the best for seniors.
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Medicare will pay 80% covered expenses such as hospitalization and routine appointments with your physician.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
24 years experience Geriatrics
Nutrition: Aam deals with biochemical aspect understanding of nutritional issues/deficencies of each medical condition. Geriatrics deals with prevention, promoti ... Read More
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Dr. John Hsiao
39 years experience Psychiatry
It's bogus: Geriatrics is a branch of medicine (like pediatrics) anti-aging medicines are a fraud . There's no pill you can take that will reverse the wear & te ... Read More
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Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes; great question!: Both are about increasing healthful (or at least comfortable) lifespan, but anti-aging takes a more preventative approach by teaching and emphasizing ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience Geriatrics
65 or older: A geriatrician is a physician with additional training in caring for the elderly. An internist or family doctor; a geriatrician generally sees individ ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience Geriatrics
Many sources: American geriatrics society has extensive info for ltc issues and their own journal. Many nursing journals also will provide information on this commo ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Mintz
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Walking not running: Lately moderate wt lifting has been getting more interest.-- my physician father used to say" live a life of moderation, ; it will be a longer one".
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Dr. Margret Rose Dellosso
18 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes: Often times a stroke will effect a certain part of brain where the stroke occurred (death of brain tissue that used to to perform a behavior). In this ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Layers of people you: And your love one can communicate with.
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
Need a bit more info: What state are we talking about? Does daughter have durable power of attorney? What do you mean when you say "medical sibling"? The best thing may ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
HIPAA strictly: Demands that medical personnel do not discuss medical care issues with anyone but the person designated by the patient. It appears it is not you. Don' ... Read More
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