Eldercare Articles

Cataract Surgery in Savannah
Cataract Surgery in Savannah

By Dr. Mark Manocha

What Are Cataracts? A cataract is the clouding of the natural lens of the eye. This is similar to a cloudy lens in a camera....

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X STOP for Spinal Stenosis in Savannah
X STOP for Spinal Stenosis in Savannah

By Dr. Raphael Roybal

The human spine successfully performs the major functions of providing motion, support, and protection of the body’s neurological structures. This complex interaction is possible because...

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Prosthetic Advancements in Savannah
Prosthetic Advancements in Savannah

By Steve Miller, CPO

How long have you been wearing your prosthesis or orthosis here in Savannah? One year? Three years? Longer? Prosthetic and Orthotic Technology has advanced rapidly,...

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Macular Degeneration in Savannah
Macular Degeneration in Savannah

By Dr. Matthew Deich

Overview Treatment of Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) is an important issue to 1.75 million Americans. It is the most common cause of severe, permanent...

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Hip & Knee Replacement in Savannah
Hip & Knee Replacement in Savannah

By Dr. Charles Hope

Total Knee and Hip Joint Replacement are two of the most efficient and reliable therapies modern medicine has to offer. Studies have revealed high patient...

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Dental Implants for Seniors in Savannah
Dental Implants for Seniors in Savannah

By Dr. Richard Thomas

False Teeth and False Assumptions It is sad but true that American culture just assumes when you get old, your teeth get bad. As a...

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Hearing Aid Technology for Savannah
Hearing Aid Technology for Savannah

By Dr. Sheana Richardson

Unfortunate but Understandable It is estimated that 30 million people in the United States today have some form of hearing loss. That means one out...

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Hearing Loss in Savannah Seniors
Hearing Loss in Savannah Seniors

By Dr. Chip Goldsmith

“Hearing is the deepest, most humanizing, philosophical sense that man possesses…deafness means the loss of the most vital stimulus that brings language, sets thoughts astir,...

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Fighting Breast Cancer in Savannah
Fighting Breast Cancer in Savannah

By Dr. Mark Taylor

Breast cancer was the third most common cancer in women living in the United States in 2006, behind skin and lung cancers. It is estimated...

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Savannah Assisted Living is Affordable!
Savannah Assisted Living is Affordable!

By John Reddan

The Surprising Affordability of Assisted Living in Savannah, Georgia I meet with families all the time who want to have and enjoy all the wonderful...

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Exactly what is Home Care for the Elderly?
Exactly what is Home Care for the Elderly?

By Ellen Bolch

Exactly what is Home Care for the elderly?  Home Care’s emerging customer market is one of the nations biggest and most mature. Just don’t call...

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Know Who Owns That Retirement Home!
Know Who Owns That Retirement Home!

By Rita Slatus

From the Mouths of Professionals In 1999, as our retirement and assisted living community was getting started, I was surprised by a suggestion from a...

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Incontinence and Pelvic Surgery in Savannah
Incontinence and Pelvic Surgery in Savannah

By Dr. Joseph T. Stubbs III

Incontinence and pelvic surgery are important issues for many seniors.  Urinary Incontinence affects approximately one out of every four adult women in the United States,...

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Protecting an Elderly Parent From Financial Predators and Golddiggers
Protecting an Elderly Parent From Financial Predators and Golddiggers

By John Reddan

The local news from time to time reports cases of elderly people who have been the victims of financial abuse and lost their life savings....

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Is Aging in Your Own Home The Best Choice?
Is Aging in Your Own Home The Best Choice?

By John Reddan

Home is where the heart is but what happens if as we age we can’t keep up the house like we use to, or get...

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CCRC: What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community?
CCRC: What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community?

By John Reddan

Over the past decade, Georgia has seen an increase in Continuing Care Retirement Communities commonly referred to as CCRC’s. A CCRC in its simplest definitation...

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After the Hospital, Then What? A Geriatric Care Manager Can Help!
After the Hospital, Then What? A Geriatric Care Manager Can Help!

By John Reddan

One problem with aging in general is that most of us are not educated to its problems until we need assistance and by then the...

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“Activities of Daily Living.” What Does this Phrase Mean to Me?
“Activities of Daily Living.” What Does this Phrase Mean to Me?

By John Reddan

The phrase, “activities of daily living” has come to be a familiar term to those involved with either an older adult or a disabled person....

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Buyers, Please Beware of Private Duty Care!
Buyers, Please Beware of Private Duty Care!

By Rachel Carson

What You Must Know! Most Sundays, you will see a long list of classified ads very similar to the one above in your local paper....

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Don’t be The Person Who Says…
Don’t be The Person Who Says…

By John Reddan

“If I had a known I was going to live this long, I would have done things differently.” Hindsight is 20/20, and while none of...

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