aging

Aging doesn't mean people cease being productive, but older adults can be subject to biases that can affect their lives. We discuss ageism with Dr. Randy Shinn, the medical director at Washington Regional Senior Center and director of geriatric medicine at the Schmieding Center in Springdale, and the impact it can have on people.

Caregiving for a loved one can be a challenging responsibility at any time. During a pandemic, the challenges can be multiplied, but as Brandi Schneider, the director of aging services and administration at the Schmieding Center for Senior Health and Education, tells us, help is available.

It isn't always easy to know if a trip to the emergency room is warranted. We continue our series of discussions about health and medicine with Dr. Tom Schulz, an associate professor of internal medicine at the UAMS Northwest Campus. He discusses when we should, and shouldn't head to the ER.

We continue our series about aging and health with a conversation about how our relationship with alcohol changes as we age. Brandi Scheider, Director of Aging Services and Administration with the Schmieding Center at UAMS, says there are several things to consider when drinking as we get older.

We continue our series about health and aging with a conversation about how to not be lonely, or let friends and neighbors fall into being lonely.

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