Preventing Falls Through SAIL and Other Resources

A series of articles ran in the Wisconsin State Journal recently detailing how Wisconsin has the highest rate of deadly falls in the nation. (Ugh, not good). But the final article in the series gave some great resources for things older adults can do to reduce their risks. You can read that whole article here. Best … Continue reading Preventing Falls Through SAIL and Other Resources

Why It’s Important For Older Adults To Manage High Blood Pressure

By SAIL Council Member Alan Lukazewski High blood pressure, or hypertension (HTN) has been known for decades to be a leading cause of strokes and heart attacks. As a nationwide public health problem, persistent efforts were made to study HTN and how to best lower blood pressure (BP) with the belief that lower BP would … Continue reading Why It’s Important For Older Adults To Manage High Blood Pressure

Training the next generation of doctors to treat older adults

By SAIL Marketing Coordinator Meghan Randolph I'm only 36, but unfortunately, I've seen more than my fair share of doctor's offices and hospitals. Diagnosed at age 8 with Type I diabetes, I also have fibromyalgia and some other chronic diseases.  I've also watched my mom as a caregiver for her aging parents and seen the … Continue reading Training the next generation of doctors to treat older adults