Thanksgiving Canned Food Drive, Now Accepting Donations

This Thanksgiving season, the ElderHealth team is excited to share that we will be accepting boxed foods & canned goods to be donated to The Food Bank of Southern Arizona. We are honored to donate canned goods and boxed foods to our community food bank, with your thoughtful contributions, we will provide families with the […]

Enhancing Cognitive Clarity: Aromatherapy For Dementia

In our fast-paced world, the quest for cognitive enhancement and mental clarity has become a common pursuit. We’re constantly looking for ways to sharpen our focus, boost our memory, and reduce the brain fog that often accompanies our hectic lives and aging. Enter aromatherapy, a holistic practice that harnesses the power of scent to improve […]

Why Concierge Medicine?

In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, we often hear promises of a more personalized and patient-centered approach to medical care. Unfortunately, the promise is rarely delivered. Concierge medicine, also known as membership medicine, redefines the doctor-patient relationship by providing a unique healthcare experience. In this blog we will explore what concierge medicine is and delve […]

Advocate For Your Health: A Guide For Older Adults in The Emergency Room

A visit to the emergency room can be a daunting experience for anyone. But for older adults with cognitive and health decline, it can be especially challenging. Aging often brings with it a higher likelihood of health complications, and drug-disease interactions. All too often, patients enter and exit the emergency room without an accurate diagnosis […]

When do I Need a Geriatrician?

When do I Need a Geriatric Doctor

Meet Dr. Corinne Self, the founder of ElderHealth and a specialist in geriatric medicine. The US has an anti-aging culture. Some people wait to see a geriatric doctor after it’s too late to improve their quality-of-life. Read on to learn the benefits of having a quality geriatric primary care provider (PCP) in your 60s, 70s, […]

Home Updates & Handyman Services That Can Save Your Life (And Your Wallet)

It’s Christmas time in Mississippi and my 75 year old aunt is decorating the house for Christmas dinner. Well, Aunt Sis might only weigh 90 lbs soaking wet, she is independent, healthy, and impatient. She decided to get a folding chair to stand on to finish hanging those lights. She had done it before and […]

Navigating Memory Loss by Dr. Corinne Self

dr self presenting to a group at harmony hospice

Watch a video of Dr. Corinne Self’s presentation “Navigating Memory Loss” invited as a speaker by the Alzheimer’s Association hosted at the Harmony Hospice Community Center.

Dehydration Prevention For Older Adults Living in Dry Climates

quote: we never know the worth of water till the well is dry

Click the link to download a .pdf copy of ElderHealth’s Dehydration Prevention presentation by Melissa Koon, ARNP. Below is the information from the presentation in blog format. Our bodies are made up of approximately 65% of water. The brain is around 85% water. A Loss of just 1-2% of total body water can impair brain […]