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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...

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...

Urology and Men’s Health

In a recent national survey, 72% of men said they’d rather do household chores – like cleaning the bathroom or mowing the lawn – than visit the doctor. And according to data collected by...

How To Recognize Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac and Treat Rashes from Them

We all want to enjoy our time outdoors: hiking trips, taking a bike ride through the woods, or getting our gardens ready. All of these activities are great, just remember to avoid the poisonous...

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