Actively Retired: Catching up with Sharon Adkins

Jan 15, 2018 at 01:45 pm by Staff

Sometimes, you just know when it's time. Such was the case for Sharon Adkins, MSN, RN, who retired from her role as executive director of the Tennessee Nurses Association Sept.... Read More

AHA/ACC Redefine Hypertension: Know the New Numbers

Dec 29, 2017 at 12:01 am by Staff

Nov. 13, 2017 -- High blood pressure should be treated earlier with lifestyle changes and in some patients with medication - at 130/80 mm Hg rather than 140/90 - according to.... Read More

Post-Flu Risks A Growing Concern For The Elderly

Dec 06, 2017 at 02:27 pm by Staff

Infectious disease experts are warning that flu can lead to an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and disability in elderly patients for months after they have recovered f.... Read More

A Plan to Address COPD

Nov 09, 2017 at 02:50 pm by Staff

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death and fourth leading cause of disability in America, according to the National Institutes of Hea.... Read More

Surgical Innovations

Nov 09, 2017 at 02:50 pm by Staff

Two new innovative procedures for heart and spine debuted in Middle Tennessee last month, bringing patients and referring physicians new options for care. Tryton Side Branch.... Read More

HoneyCo Homes: Using Smart Technology to Help Seniors Age in Place

Nov 09, 2017 at 02:50 pm by Staff

An oft-cited survey by AARP found nearly 90 percent of seniors intended to continue living in their homes ... and more than 80 percent were confident in their ability to maint.... Read More

A Better Continuum Means Better Care

Nov 09, 2017 at 02:50 pm by Staff

As healthcare providers, our paramount goal is always the health of our patients. With our population ages increasing in the United States and around the world, that means dev.... Read More

The State of Senior Health

Nov 09, 2017 at 02:50 pm by Staff

2017 Rankings Show Progress, Challenges With the holidays just around the corner, many families will enjoy multigenerational gatherings. Not nearly as many will take the oppor.... Read More

Laser Cataract Surgery, Newer Lenses Help Turn Back Time

Nov 09, 2017 at 02:50 pm by Staff

As people age, many are bothered by cataracts, a clouding of the lens that results in symptoms including blurred vision, glare from lights, trouble seeing in dim light and poo.... Read More

Alzheimer's Association Mid South Chapter Offers Resources for Patients, Providers

Nov 09, 2017 at 02:50 pm by Staff

A diagnosis of Alzheimer's can be devastating, but one group is making big strides in supporting patients, their caregivers and the medical community at large. Headquartered i.... Read More