Consortium Addresses Care for Seniors During Disasters

January 26th, 2018

MIAMI – A consortium of healthcare workers, first responders and elected officials met today with United States Representative Frederica Wilson, Democrat-Miami, in our own Ruby Auditorium to discuss how nursing homes can better care for seniors during disasters. Miami Jewish […]

Our Own, Marc E. Agronin, M.D., Author of The Dementia Caregiver, appearing at Books & Books in Coral Gables

December 29th, 2016

  Event date: Tuesday, January 31, 2017 – 8:00pm Event address:  Books & Books 265 Aragon Ave Coral Gables, FL 33134 Becoming a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or another neurocognitive disorder can be an unexpected, undesirable, underappreciated—and yet noble role. It […]

The Uncomfortable Truth About Brain Tonics

November 28th, 2016

Nov 27, 2016 10:06 pm ET – The Wall Street Journal There was a time in the 19th century when snake-oil remedies contained actual snake oil, and the real or imagined benefits for joint pain were widely touted. The problem, […]

Baby Boomers, Relax. It Probably Isn’t Dementia.

November 28th, 2016

Panicked patients are convinced they have Alzheimer’s. More often, the diagnosis is much less dire. Nov. 27, 2016 10:13 p.m. ET –  The Wall Street Journal Memory loss, a possible symptom of dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease, is usually associated […]

MIND your diet

November 21st, 2016

November 21, 2016 by Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief, Long Term Living Is there a diet for your brain? Researchers say yes, and it doesn’t include sugar and French fries. Marc E. Agronin, MD, a geriatric psychiatrist and Medical Director for Mental […]

Exercise, Brain ‘Cross-Training,’ Colorful Diet Improves Aging Process

October 22nd, 2016

SAN ANTONIO — Engaging in exercise, cognitive training activities and following a Mediterranean diet are key to a healthy aging process, according to a presentation at the U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress. Marc E. Agronin , MD, of the […]

The Health Benefits of Cupping and How Cupping is Used as Part of Our Pain Rehabilitation Program

August 12th, 2016

Cupping is an ancient Chinese practice that dates as far back as 341 A.D. The treatment was practiced by Taoist alchemist and herbalist, Ge Hong. It was used to drain pustules and later to treat pulmonary tuberculosis or similar disorders. […]

Zika Virus and Safeguards Implemented at Miami Jewish Health

August 5th, 2016

At Miami Jewish Health, the well-being and safety of our patients, residents, families, visitors, employees and neighbors are paramount. The Zika virus is spreading in Miami-Dade County with more than a dozen locally transmitted cases in recent days. Florida Health […]

Early drug tests show success treating Alzheimer’s as ‘diabetes of the brain’

August 3rd, 2016

WCVB5 — BOSTON —  Are researchers close to redefining how Alzheimer’s disease causes brain cells to fail? A new drug known as T3D-959 treats the disease as though it’s actually “diabetes of the brain” — and many medical experts are […]

Twenty-First Annual Ministering to the Elderly Conference – Aging: Envisioning a New Future

May 17th, 2016

MIAMI – The 21th Annual Ministering to the Elderly Conference will consider the topic of “Aging: Envisioning a New Future” on Monday, June 6, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Miami Jewish Health Systems, 5200 Northeast Second Avenue, […]

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