Sen. Jon Ossoff Visits Emory Healthcare Veterans Program, Announces Military Families Mental Health Services Act

Senator Jon Ossoff visited the Emory Healthcare Veterans Program (EHVP) to learn more about its life-transforming work and announce the Military Families Mental Health Services Act. If passed, this bipartisan bill will increase access...

Foot Care for Seniors: 10 Important Tips

Proper foot care is essential for older adults because it can help prevent injuries, falls and complications from chronic diseases like diabetes. Learn how to properly care for your feet so they can continue...

Caring for Your Parents

As our parents age, we often find ourselves facing a new responsibility — caring and worrying about their wellbeing. We want to support their wishes, which often include maintaining their independence at home while...

Primary Care from a Geriatric Specialist: Meeting the Needs of Older Adults

As we age, our health is likely to change. Our senses, mobility and short-term memory may decline. And most of us will have at least one chronic health condition. In fact, the National Council...

Cancer Survivorship Means Living Well in the Here-and-Now

Cancer survivorship means different things to different people. Just as no two people’s cancer is exactly alike, neither is their experience of having had, or continuing to live with, cancer. The National Cancer Institute (NCI)...

Things Every Senior Should Discuss With Their Doctor

One important way to maintain good health while aging is to create an open and honest relationship with your doctor. Sharing with your doctor what is important to you while also addressing your physical...

New Electronic Medical Records System Epic Launches October 1, 2022

Emory Healthcare is moving to a new electronic medical records system called Epic this fall, an important change for both our hospitals and clinics and our patients. Emory Healthcare will move to Epic’s comprehensive...

Health Benefits of Yoga

The health benefits of yoga were developed in India thousands of years ago, yoga has become an incredibly popular form of exercise in the United States. There are more than one hundred different types...