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Guide to Age Related Muscle Loss & Aging JointsRead our guide to common muscle and joint related problems, with tips to avoid muscle and strength loss, joint pain, and helpful tips to promote joint health and muscle retention with age.
Common Symptoms & Signs of Dementia & Alzheimer’s DiseaseRead this guide with an explanation on common signs and symptoms of dementia, along with risk factors, types of dementia, stages of dementia and more information on treatment.
8 Tips for Better SleepRead our guide to getting better sleep, with these 8 helpful tips to a better night’s sleep including the root problems that cause sleep loss, good sleep habits, how diet affects sleep and more.
DO Family Medicine: Difference Between MD and DO, and MoreWith this comprehensive FAQ on DO Family Medicine, one can learn the difference between MD and DO, osteopathic and allopathic medicine, and more.
Medical Misinformation in Senior PopulationsMedical misinformation has created confusion and harmed our health. Read more on how you can help stop harmful misinformation on Oak Street Health blog.
Safe Spaces & Activities for Seniors with Alzheimer'sAlzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia, affecting millions of people every year. In 2020 alone, about 5.8 million Americans were diagnosed with the disease. This number is expected to grow in the coming decades — every 5...
Value-based care: What is it and what are its benefits?Value-based care revolves around the idea of improving healthcare quality for patients and preventing problems before they begin.
The winter blues: reach out and touch someoneFor some of us, winter means celebrating the big holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's.
Post-Hospital Care TipsBeing released from a hospital is only stage one on the path to recovery.
Bone and joint health screeningsDiseases of the bones and joints affect nearly 3 out of 4 American adults over the age of 65 and the rate of these diseases is projected to keep increasing over the coming years.
13 Tips on How to Lower Health Care CostsMany of the tips included in this article refer to proactive ways patients can take charge of their health and avoid unnecessary medical spending down the line.
Importance of Voting on Items That May Impact Your Health CareLearn the ways in which voting and healthcare intersect and how patients can become more involved in the politics that affect their wellbeing.
When to Switch Doctors: Signs, Tips on Switching, & MoreThere are a variety of reasons why patients decide to switch doctors, sometimes out of circumstance, other times for personal reasons.
6 Tips for talking to your doctorThe American Academy of Family Physicians reports that patients, on average, only have around 15 minutes to speak with their doctor during an appointment. However, a short time frame does not mean that a patient cannot have a quality...
Lifestyle tips to help you lower your cholesterolEvery one of us wants to be healthy, but doing the things that keep us healthy is hard work.
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