Senior Advantage Magazine Spring 2016

Senior Advantage Magazine provides health information, safety tips and other information that can help enhance the health and well being of adults age 65 and older. The print version of Senior Advantage is mailed twice a year to members of The George Washington University Hospital's Senior Advantage program.

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In This Issue:
Palliative care at GW Hospital
Spring 2016

Improving Quality of Life for Chronically Ill Patients

Just about anyone with a serious illness can benefit from palliative care and the supportive experience it can provide. Danielle J. Doberman, MD, MPH, Director of the Palliative Medicine Program at GW Hospital, talks about palliative care.
Risk Factors for Stroke GW Hospital
Spring 2016

Reduce Your Risk Factors for Stroke

Nearly 800,000 people have a stroke each year, and someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds.* To help prevent a stroke from happening, know your risk factors and take steps to control them.
Spring 2016

Mending Your Heart

Surgeons at the Cardiovascular Center offer more options for senior patients with mitral regurgitation.
Patti Luzi and husband Pete Early
Spring 2016

Defining Moments: GW Hospital Patients Share Their Lifesaving Experiences

"GW Hospital gave me hope -- the best medicine." Patti Luzi.