Posted on: February 24 2014
Robert Santulli, MD is a geriatric psychiatrist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and the former President of the Alzheimer's Association of Vermont and New Hampshire. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. The following is an interview with Dr. Santulli about the disease and advances in research and treatment.
Q: WHAT IS ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE? "Alzheimer's disease is a disorder of memory and other thinking problems, which is severe enough to affect life on a daily basis. It involves loss of short-term memory but also other things like the ability to express...
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Posted on: February 10 2014
by Special Guest Blogger: Constance Archer, LegalShield Independent Associate Studies have consistently shown that the elderly are an especially high risk population when it comes to falling victim to scams, fraudsters, and identity thieves. Elderly people are particularly at risk for identity theft, as well as other forms of financial abuse due to several factors. First, older citizens tend to have more savings at their disposal and higher credit ratings, making them juicier targets than many other demographics. Elderly people are also less comfortable using the internet. This means they are less likely to check their bank statements...
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