Senior Health

Seniors and Aspirin – Should You Take It?

For decades, doctors have been recommending that seniors aged 60 and older take daily low-dose aspirin to prevent stroke.  Now, a new finding by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force indicates otherwise. Dr. Paul Wright a neurologist with the Nuvance Health hospital system in CT and NY, addresses the new recommendation while discussing stroke prevention, risk, treatment and recovery. Dr. …

Sensi – The World’s First In-Home Virtual Caregiver

Thanks to revolutionary technological advances we are living longer, and perhaps as an outcome of those same advances, are having less children. The math is simple – more older adults and less working hands. Those in long-term care have heard the alarm bells for decades, and with 9 out of 10 seniors preferring to age …

When Do Seniors Need Assisted Living?

With mask mandates being lifted and the COVID pandemic seeming to wind down, more family gatherings are sure to take place on the immediate horizon!  But, a long-overdue reunion may raise concerns about an elderly relative’s ability to live independently and actually necessitate in-home care and companionship. Today, Mario D’Aquila, Chief Operating Officer of Assisted …

Harnessing the Nine Hallmarks of Aging

Greg Macpherson, biotechnologist, pharmacist and author of “Harnessing the Nine Hallmarks of Aging,” returns to Late Night Health. He talks about senescent cells, also known as “zombie cells,” which accumulate with age and are associated with many disease states people experience later in life, can add a roadblock to your health now. Senescent cells are …

Learn About Heart Health w/ Vesna Skul, MD, FACP

This edition of late Night Health focuses on heart health. Some of the topics covered include. Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States.  Cardiovascular disease kills more women than all forms of cancer combined.  We can now treat the root cause of all cardiovascular issues in …

Biological Age VS Cellular Age – What’s The Difference?

While it is our biological age that matters most to determine the length of healthspan or amount of time a person will maintain good health. Francis Palmer, MD, a world-renowned, board-certified facial plastic surgeon, and author of “What’s Your Number?” has spent more than three decades of his career helping people look younger by altering …

Making Pain Stop

Muscle pain is a major medical problem for 60-85% of the population who report experiencing nonspecific back pain of muscular origin at some time in their lifetime. Joseph Pergolizzi, MD, an internationally renowned pain specialist, well-versed in multiple issues confronting people experiencing acute and chronic pain has certainly been in high demand since the coronavirus …