A doctor consoling a veteran with traumatic brain injuries in Todt Hill.

A Groundbreaking Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injuries in Todt Hill

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) affect a diverse set of Americans. According to The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), young children in non-helmeted bicycle accidents often sustain these types of injuries. Meanwhile, male teens and young adults face their highest risks of TBI from car accidents. Veterans are another group most susceptible to traumatic brain injuries.…

Senior with pulmonary hypertension in Briarwood.

New Pulmonary Hypertension Treatments for Seniors in Briarwood

Since the 1990s, pulmonary hypertension has been steadily increasing among seniors. As the median age at diagnosis continues to rise, healthcare providers have expanded their repertoire of treatment options. Below, we look at how some of these exciting new treatments are transforming the lives of seniors. The Rise of New Treatment Options for Seniors With…

Female doctor with senior HIV patient in Pelham Parkway; HIV treatments in Pelham Parkway.

New HIV Treatments for Seniors in Pelham Parkway

In July 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new HIV treatment for seniors. Although the COVID-19 crisis overshadowed this exciting development, it’s still positive news for mature HIV and AIDS patients. In particular, Rukobia (fostemsavir) is a new type of antiretroviral (ARV) drug approved for adults living with HIV. It largely benefits individuals…

Chemotherapy patient in Riverdale; geriatric oncology in Riverdale.

New Breakthroughs in Geriatric Oncology in Riverdale

Here in New York, we have access to some of the best health care in the world. All in all, as a generation of “Boomers” retires en masse, we can expect more incredible breakthroughs, particularly in the field of geriatric oncology. Today, we’ll cover these breakthroughs and point out how crucial these advancements are in…

A certified aging-in-place specialist helping a senior in Forest Hills.

What a Forest Hills Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) Can Do for You

Thinking of spending your golden years at home? If so, an aging-in-place specialist can help make your transition easier and less stressful. Today, Baby Boomers are retiring at a record pace. This influential generation has shaped the United States for seven decades. However, things are about to change. According to The U.S. Census Bureau, 73…

Choosing immune boosters for seniors in Jamaica Estates.

8 Immune Boosters for Seniors in Jamaica Estates

Recent data from the U.S Center for Disease Control (CDC) shows that those with chronic conditions have an increased risk of severe illness from COVID–19. The latest CDC statistics also show that 8 out of 10 COVID–19 related deaths in the U.S are of seniors aged 65 years and above. Correspondingly, seniors with comorbidities are more…

Geriatric depression in Nassau County.

New Research in Geriatric Depression in Nassau County

Clinical research continues to yield valuable new insights into geriatric depression, especially in relation to symptoms and memory function. Essentially, geriatric depression is a major depressive disorder (MDD) in seniors. Its symptoms, the response to treatment, and the diagnosis can differ, depending on the patient. That conclusion is confirmed by four recent studies discussed below.…

Geriatric heart disease in Todt Hill.

New Research in Geriatric Heart Disease in Todt Hill

Progress in understanding and treating geriatric heart disease continues daily. However, such advances appear to be small in scope. What we call “breakthroughs” are relatively less common. Many recent advances, for example, have focused on areas like genetics, treatment options, and the personalized care and treatment of patients. First, a clarification. “Heart disease” is a…