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Caring for an By Karen Doss Bowman C aring for an aging parent isn't easy. Dealing with their complicated physical, social and emotional needs can be overwhelming and frustrating, particularly for adult children who may be juggling their own families and careers. Partnering with a geriatrician can help you and your loved ones. These board-certified internal and family medicine physicians have additional training and experience in geriatrics, the branch of medicine that is focused on healthcare for senior adults. University Physicians at JABA (Jefferson Area Board for the Aging) is a University of Virginia Health System clinic dedicated to providing care to seniors in the Charlottesville area. "Our goal is to make the aging process as smooth as we possibly can," says UVA geriatrician Laurie Archbald-Pannone, MD, MPH. "We strive to preserve function and honor the patient's wishes." 54 Spring 2 014

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Spring 2014 - University of Virginia

Vim & Vigor - Spring 2014 - University of Virginia
Life in Balance
Healthy Dose
Humble Yet World Famous
Taming Diabetes Without Drugs
Occupational Hazards
The New Rules of Play
Shopping for Two
Back to Basics
Burn, Baby, Burn
Angelina Jolie
Rock Your Health
Breaking Up with Salt
Disgusting! (or Not?)
Virtual Health
Make an Informed Decision
Hitting the Jackpot
Caring for an Aging Parent?

Vim & Vigor - Spring 2014 - University of Virginia