geriatrician

Ask Doctor Jo’s Expert Tips to Relieve Pain Without Drugs- “Doctor Jo” – Episode #123

Ask Doctor Jo's Expert Tips for Relieving Pain Without Drugs Pain can hinder every aspect of your life, making even the simplest of tasks unbearable. Thanks to technology, instead of constantly taking over-the-counter painkillers or turning to dangerously addictive opioids from your doctor, there are now alternative solutions—and that’s where Diane's special guest

Research on Elderly Falls Reveals Some Quirky Findings- Dr. Bob Wood – Episode #104

Research Reveals Some Quirky Results About Fall Risks and the Elderly  What does having difficulty buttoning you shirt reveal about your Falls risk?  When someone experiences a fall, here's what NOT to do (the answer may surprise you).   Recent public health surveillance data shows some startling statistics: Every eleven seconds, another older adult

Ask Doctor Jo’s Expert Tips to Prevent and Treat Caregiver Injuries- “Doctor Jo” – Episode #103

Ask Doctor Jo's Expert Tips for Preventing and Treating Caregiver Injuries Being a caregiver can sometimes be a real pain in the neck. This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise… the Internet’s Physical Therapist, “Doctor Jo,” drops by with some great tips to help us avoid injuries, and work the “kinks” out

Tips to Remove the Barriers of Low Vision. Low Vision Rehab Specialist, Jill Feigelis – Episode #102

Macular Degeneration? This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise, Diane’s special guest expert, Rehabilitation Specialist for the Blind, Jill Feigelis, is here to share some great tips and resources for helping the visually impaired live their best lives ever. Listen to this episode... just click play ▶️ on the player below

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Do You Have These Symptoms? Felice Gersh, MD – Episode #101

PCOS: How Many of These Symptoms Do You Have? 10% of all women have PCOS, making it the most common female endocrine disorder and cause of female infertility in the world. Women with PCOS may suffer from acne, menstrual irregularity, infertility, obesity, autoimmune disease, diabetes, and heart disease. Traditionally, doctors treat symptoms one at

Geriatrician: Why? Laurie Jacobs, MD- President American Geriatric Society – Episode #100

Geriatrician: Why? A Geriatrician is much more than a physician who simply cares for old people. Geriatricians must, above all, have a genuine fondness for the elderly, and a deep and widening knowledge of the problems they face. Diane’s special guest this week, Dr. Laurie Jacobs, President of the American Geriatric Society is

New: A Wearable Device That Can Predict Life-threatening Emergencies BEFORE They Happen – Satish Movva, CEO Care Predict #78

Technology is transforming the way we care for our aging parents, in some amazing ways. Diane’s special guest this week, Satish Movva founder of Care Predict is here to tell how Artificial Intelligence is being used not only to deliver better care and keep our aging parents safe now, but it can also

New Eldercare Options- The Good, The Bad & The Really Questionable- Diane’s 2018 Field Report #77

The American Retiree set is the wealthiest demographic in world history, a fact that does not go unnoticed by politicians, retirement community speculators, and eldercare facility operators.  Today’s most popular eldercare options—some good, some bad, really questionable.   This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise Diane shares some stories of her personal experiences in