Tag: depression

Seniors Using Facebook

You don’t have to be a teenager to enjoy Facebook! Seniors, even those over 100 (!),  are learning how to use Facebook and other social networks to maintain relationships with family and friends. Seniors and Facebook don’t go together like peanut butter and jelly just yet but that is certainly starting to change. Many seniors… Read more »

Dr. Bortz to speak in Palo Alto about “Next Medicine….” on Tuesday April 5th

On Tuesday, April 5th, there will be a “Meet the Author” presentation at Avenidas in Palo Alto, California. The author will be Dr. Walter Bortz and he’ll be discussing his recent book (released in January 2011) New Medicine: The Science and Civics of Health. The stats that jump out at you are that Americans spend… Read more »

Untreated Hearing Loss, Isolation, Anxiety, Depression and Seniors

The title of this blog post sort of sounds like a vegetable soup of unhealthy ingredients for a senior. Hearing loss, social isolation, anxiety and depression all came together in the findings of a study conducted by the Seniors Research Group (an alliance between the National Council on Aging and Market Strategies Inc.). The good… Read more »



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