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Get More from Your Doctor’s Visit

Doctor’s appointments are short — typically about 15 minutes. Yet, there can be so much to discuss, especially for older adults.  Preparation is key, says Jeffrey Linder, MD, MPH, a general internist and primary care clinician-investigator at Northwestern Medicine. Some tips to get the most out of your appointments: Write down your questions in advance. “It would be […]Read More

3 Ways to Beat the Heat

Whether walks by the lake or alfresco dinners, Chicagoans look forward to summer all year. But on hot days, it’s important to take precautions, because too much heat can be risky for older adults, according to the National Institute on Aging (NIA). As the days heat up, NIA offers the following advice for older adults […]Read More