Geriatrics

GeriatricMedicine_391x269_B The importance of Geriatric Medicine - Geriatrics, a medical specialty that focuses on the treatment of elderly people, is one of the branches of medicine that are in high demand these days. Demand for geriatric medicine is fueled by the aging population in developed countries, where illnesses and accidents that used to kill younger people are being eradicated and as a result, people are living longer than in the past. Projections of the US Census Bureau predict that the US alone will have a population of almost 50 million people over 65 in 2015. By the year 2030, this number will have increased to 73 million.   Because couples have been having fewer children for decades, Read more...
Long-term-care_391x269-2 Long-Term Care in Mexico - There are many Americans that are considering Mexico as a place to retire because of the low cost of living. For them, it’s comforting to know that there are assisted living options in Mexico that offer very good service at affordable prices. That just makes retirement in a place with warm weather and warm people all the more attractive. More and more Americans are finding out that they just can’t afford that amount. Few if any government programs offer any financial help for those in these situations. In contrast, assisted living with nursing care in Mexico goes from $1,000 to $1,700 per month, giving Americans who get their income from Read more...