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Does he have Alzheimer’s?

Listen to hear Dr. John Hopkins of Bellamy Fields and Watson Fields address a variety of interesting geriatric subjects. If you have an idea for a future podcast, contact Dr. John Hopkins.

THREE HEADS ARE BETTER THAN ONE

Since two heads is already taken and is about 500 years old, I'm going with an original saying, three heads in honor of research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) which found that teams of physicians are more…

HAIR CUT

The barber was chatting me up while doing my crew cut, which is usually a waste of her time. Since we were celebrating the Norman Langlois Veterans award for his donations of the Empire Beauty Schools services to Veterans, however, I was feeling…

#Butwhy?

While reviewing a pile of referrals recently, a few stood out as remarkably futile, at first glance and I was reminded of a recent NY Times article about sending old people, seemingly at the end of their lives, out for skilled rehabilitation…

#Butwhy?

While reviewing a pile of referrals recently, a few stood out as remarkably futile, at first glance and I was reminded of a recent NY Times article about sending old people, seemingly at the end of their lives, out for skilled rehabilitation…

Truth-Telling and Dementia

A New York Times article (among other sources) made reference to telling the truth to someone with dementia (Alzheimer's)... ...or more to the point, lying to the person if the question would evoke a painful response or memory. Looking for…