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Using Medical Marijuana to Increase Elderly Patients’ Appetites

09/18/2018

As many people age, their appetites change. Plenty of seniors find themselves wanting to eat less as they get older, but — everyone needs proper nutrition, especially elderly patients, who have a higher vulnerability to disease. Seniors with appetite problems and their caregivers can ben Read More

Medical Marijuana to Improve the Sleep of Elderly Patients

08/08/2018

If you find that an aging loved one has difficulties sleeping, they are not alone. This often overlooked affliction affects almost 40 percent of older people. A variety of factors can cause it, ranging from insomnia to noisy living conditions. Although some elderly patients resort to takin Read More

Can I Pick Up My Elderly Parent’s Medical Marijuana?

07/06/2018

As your parent becomes older, their need for assistance and care will probably grow. Many children choose to have parents live with them, or they participate actively in their care — even if they live in their own home or an assisted living facility. It's a simple matter to pick up your Read More

Medical Marijuana for My Grandparents

07/03/2018

More and more people see the advantages of including different forms of medical marijuana into their treatment. From edibles to tinctures and salves, there seems to be no end to what cannabis can do for those struggling with chronic conditions. However, some elderly patients still have a h Read More

Marijuana vs. Prescription Drugs for the Elderly

06/06/2018

Our senior years involve plenty of precious memories — and, unfortunately, plenty of pills to take in many situations. So, it's no wonder that more people are looking into medical marijuana as a replacement for prescription drugs for the elderly. You might have a hard time associating ca Read More

Medical Marijuana Usage Among the Elderly

04/27/2018

Today, seniors are the fastest growing demographic for medical cannabis. The growth is a testament to the shifting view of marijuana, which patients and physicians now recognize as a viable treatment for a range of conditions, from chronic pain and fibromyalgia to cancer. As more seniors t Read More

Medical Marijuana to Energize the Elderly

03/27/2018

Although they may be the last group of people you'd expect to take advantage of a new type of medicine, older adults can benefit from cannabis in many ways. Currently, 29 states and Washington, D.C. have legal medical marijuana programs — and nine of those have legalized recreational u Read More

Medical Marijuana in Retirement Homes

03/21/2018

It's always the people you'd least expect to use a product who would benefit the most from it. Cannabis and the elderly are a perfect example of this. Seniors often battle many symptoms medical marijuana can treat, such as pain and inflammation. And since many people are not diagnosed with Read More

Medical Marijuana for Elderly Pain Treatment

02/23/2018

The golden years of a person’s life should be filled with the joy of family, the excitement of retirement and the chance to take it easy and enjoy new pursuits. Unfortunately, for many elderly, these years are tainted by chronic pain. Instead of tackling a new hobby, those who suffer fro Read More

Home “Pot Parties” for the Elderly

02/12/2018

This century has brought plenty of developments in the world of medical marijuana. More states are legalizing cannabis for medical and recreational use as time goes on. Negative attitudes and misconceptions about marijuana are also being countered with more research and advocacy. As can Read More

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