Category: Aging


August 28, 2023

Immunization Awareness Month

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August is national immunization awareness month.  The CDC recognizes national immunization awareness month specifically in August to highlight the importance of routine vaccinations for all people.  Healthy people 2030 focuses on preventing infectious diseases by increasing vaccination rates.  There are various vaccines depending on the age group for instance infants and children’s usually get the […]

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November 1, 2022

Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss is a common disorder that has a significant impact on quality of life.  Its prevalence increases with age, with the vast majority occurring in older adults.  Age related hearing loss, or presbycusis, is a common cause.  Hearing loss is associated with higher rates of depression and dementia, resulting in decreased quality of life.  […]

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