Is Medical Cannabis Safe For Dementia Patients?

When we started ElderHealth we knew that one of our most important tenets of care was to meet patients where they were, as well as their goals. We quickly discovered that a lot of our patients were using medical cannabis or were interested in finding out more about it. We hit the books to find …

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Quick And Easy DIY Rice Heating Pad With Instructions

If you have achy joints, muscle pains, cramping, cold hands and feet – a quick and easy solution is to make a rice heating pad. It’s a great option to help provide warmth and comfort. You’ll only need a few common household items to make your very own rice heating pad. Here’s a list of …

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Earth’s Medicine: Nutrient-Rich Foods For Senior Health

As we age many of us start to have a daily medication regimen. Whether it’s blood pressure medication, thyroid, a diuretic or bowel regimen it seems like medications keep piling up. Medications are sometimes necessary and you should always follow your physician’s orders. More and more people are seeking non pharmacological interventions and natural remedies.  …

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Community Spotlight: Harmony Hospice & Bayada Home Health Care

ElderHealth would like to shine a spotlight on helpful community organizations that align with our mission and values. This month, we’d like to share our highest recommendation for Harmony Hospice and Bayada Home Health Care that provide end-of-life care services to geriatric patients in Tucson, Arizona. Every month, Harmony Hospice holds a free community event …

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We Can Do Better For Our Elders

Originally written for and appeared on Arizona Daily Star’s Local Opinion: We can do better for your elders The following is the opinion and analysis of the writer: Dr. Corinne Self “Anita tried to stab John with a knitting needle,” I remember my mom telling us over the phone when I was a teen. Aunt …

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When To Start Hospice For A Loved One With Alzheimer’s Disease

As our loved ones with Alzheimer’s Disease progress in their illness, we may ask at what point it would be advisable to enlist the help of hospice. Hospice enrollment provides access to 24/7 care and support via regularly scheduled and as-needed nurse visits in person and by telephone. In Medicare’s own words – A hospice …

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Vote ElderHealth For Best Community Health And Best Home Care Services

Vote ElderHelath for Arizona’s Daily Star’s 2022 Reader’s Choice Award. This year we’ve been nominated in two categories: Best Community Health and Best Home Care Services. The voting period is July 17 – 31, 2022. You can vote once a day per category. If you vote more than 100 times, you’ll be entered to win a $250 gift card from …

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Press Release: Daughter-Caregiver Greatly Improves Elder Care At Home With ElderHealth’s Geriatric Telemedicine Consultations; Now Available To Arizona Residents

ElderHealth is a medical practice that specializes in geriatric primary care based in Tucson, Arizona; now offers statewide geriatric telemedicine consultations that go beyond the diagnosis with a second opinion and expert advice on prescribed medications, aging in place, cognitive care, and caregiver support within one appointment or as many as you like – covered …

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How Sensory-Rich Experiences Can Help Caregivers Communicate Better With Elderly Patients

“Given the significant advancements in the field of neuroscience, it is now widely recognized that the different sensory-rich experiences human beings encounter every day help to ‘nourish’ the nervous system.” AJ Ayres, 2005 As anyone who has ever been around someone with a cognitive impairment can surely attest, communication can be a challenge. Another challenge …

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