Posts Tagged ‘Medical’

More and more baby boomers are getting joint replacements…

December 6th, 2011 No Comments

More and more US baby boomers are getting joint replacements. Even celebrities such as Billy Joel (double hip), Mary Lou Retton (hip), and Jane Fonda (knee) have undergone surgery. Aging boomers want to stay active, rather than living a more sedentary lifestyle as their parents’ generation has done. Adults in the 45-64 age group had more than 40% of the total hip/knee replacements in 2009. Read the full story at http://nydn.us/TFDsU8.

 

Choosing the Right Doctor for Your Elder

May 26th, 2011 No Comments

Visiting Angels co-founder Jeffrey Johnson recently wrote an article about choosing the right physician for your elder. As families of those who need elder care NJ, we are naturally concerned about choosing wisely. Although your mother or father may be used to going to the same general practitioner for years, sometimes a specialist is necessary. Click http://bit.ly/RdQ0MY to read more about this important topic.

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