Senior Advantage Online Spring Summer 2013

Senior Advantage, Summer 2013

Senior Advantage Online is a comprehensive online publication — updated regularly — that offers health information, safety tips, recipes and other information that can help enhance the health and well being of adults age 65 and older.

On average, one American dies from stroke every four minutes. Because he got help fast, Chief Judge Lee F. Satterfield was not one of them.
Aging sometimes comes with aches, and often with significant pain. For seniors, it’s reassuring to know that quality care for neurologic conditions is available at GW Hospital.
Frederick Lough, MD, Clinical Director of Cardiac Surgery and a cardiothoracic surgeon at The George Washington University Hospital, provides tips for seniors to help them maintain a healthy heart.
The Acute Rehabilitation Unit at The George Washington University Hospital is focused on injuries that impact the brain, spinal cord or limbs.
Free and discounted services for adults age 65 and older. Join today!
See when we will be conducting examinations at The George Washington University Hospital.
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Barry A. Wolfman
CEO/Managing Director

Lisa McDonald
Director of Marketing

Keisha Mullings-Smith
Director, Patient Experience

Jennifer Downs
Manager of Senior Advantage

Information in Senior Advantage comes from a wide range of medical experts. If you have any concerns or questions about specific content that may affect your health, please contact your healthcare provider. Models may be used in photos or illustrations. Any opinions expressed by an author whose article appears in this publication are solely the opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of The George Washington University Hospital or Universal Health Services, Inc. Physicians are on the medical staff of The George Washington University Hospital, but, with limited exceptions, are not employees or agents of The George Washington University Hospital. The hospital shall not be liable for actions or treatments provided by physicians.

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