Hospice Care Utilization

The Under-Utilization of Hospice I recently heard from a former student who is working as a caregiver on an oncology floor. The student wrote about the difficulties of working with patients with terminal diagnosis. It reminded me of an excellent … Continue reading

Depression in Older Adults

Depression and the Elderly Depression affects 15% of older adults over the age of 65. Depression is not a normal part of aging and is different from sadness. Unlike young adults, elders usually have more than one co-morbidity which can … Continue reading

How Music Affects Your Health

Music and your Health How music affects your health has always been fascinating to me. With concert season in full swing, I thought I would take the time to look a little more into how music affects your health. My sister … Continue reading