Health Treasures features articles about hot topics for seniors, written by knowledgable professionals in the field.

Slow Medicine

As an advocate for better care for older people, I often think about a Japanese film I saw years ago. It tells the story of three generations living in extreme poverty, on a remote northerly island that afforded its residents neither doctors nor anything beyond…

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Animal Medicine

Cody gets up early, 5:30 a.m. or so, eats his breakfast and waits by the door for his mom. When they arrive at Scarborough Terrace, he snoozes until the place starts to hum with activity, then heads off on his rounds. He  knows which of…

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