Geriatrics

San Antonio Has a New Designation: Dementia Friendly City

If you look at our city’s greatest successes, they have been accomplished by individuals and groups working together toward a common goal. A great example of this is the announcement that San Antonio is now a Dementia Friendly City.


Quality Care Is Closer Than Ever at Franklin Park TPC Parkway Senior Living

A physician’s office now open at Franklin Park TPC Parkway Senior Living campus allows residents and their family members to live with peace of mind and the knowledge that quality care is only steps away.


Hepatitis C Screening and Treatment: A Public Health Priority for Texas

In the past two decades, cancer-related mortality in the U.S. has been greatly reduced due to advances in prevention, early detection and treatment. However, liver cancer is one of the few exceptions, with a 38 percent increase in the incidence rate and 56 percent increase in the death rate over the past decade.1


A Patient’s Perspective: The Last Stage in Life’s Cycle

The cycle of life begins with childish and ends with childlike—that’s what Mama said. Now that I am 73, I frequently encounter others who learned this point of view.


Southwest General Hospital Physician Practice Designed to Meet Southside Community Need

Dedicated to serving the primary care needs of San Antonio’s Southside community, the new, bilingual practice of Jorge Estrada, MD, is accepting patients ages 16 and older with Medicare, Medicaid and most other forms of insurance.


Initiative to Help Physicians Identify and Report Elder Abuse

An elder abuse prevention and intervention initiative now underway in San Antonio will provide area physicians with a toolkit to help them and their clinical staffs identify potential elder abuse victims.