• Could a blueberry a day keep forgetfulness away? Well, sort of. A new research study has found that blueberries can benefit your brain. Specifically, the equivalent of a half-cup of fresh blueberries per day (consumed as freeze-dried blueberry powder) was found to protect at-risk, middle-aged people from cognitive decline when implemented early. “It is an [...]
  • Living Your Healthiest Life at Every Age The best way to stay healthy is to live a healthy lifestyle and prevent disease. Sounds simple enough. And if you’re 65 or turning 65 soon, Medicare can help. You might not realize Medicare covers many preventive services to keep you healthy, including exams, shots, lab tests, and [...]
  • by Patrick Murray, MD, Millennium Physician Group Getting older doesn’t have to mean giving up the activities you love. In fact, today's seniors are more active than ever before. But for some older adults, more activity also means an increased risk of injury. Activity level as you age does not have to decrease, but it [...]
  • Diet and Exercise Choices Should Change as You Age Your golden years are the perfect time to focus on better health. Getting older doesn’t mean you’ve earned a free pass when it comes to making healthy choices. Millennium Physician Group Family and Sports Medicine Physician Patrick Murray, MD, says the right diet and exercise choices [...]
  • If You’re Over 50, COVID Can Increase Your Shingles Risk Even if you’ve had COVID-19 and recovered, you may not be completely in the clear. If you’re 50 or older and have had COVID-19, you’re at a greater risk for shingles. Millennium Physician Group Internal Medicine Physician Alejandro Perez-Trepichio explains the connection and what you [...]
  • Harnessing the Full Power of Your Prescriptions  If you’re one of the millions of Americans prescribed medication for a chronic health condition, you might be doing something wrong. You visit your doctor and get a prescription, but do you actually fill it and finish taking it? Turns out, getting that prescription from your doctor is [...]
  • When to Enroll in Medicare to Avoid Paying Penalties If you’re turning 65 soon, you’ve hopefully started your personal Medicare journey. There’s a lot of information, and it can be confusing. A valuable service by Millennium Physician Group is our Millennium Medicare Connect program. It delivers access to programs, network, and doctors that give you [...]
  • To nap or not to nap, that’s the question. The answer is … well, it depends. Statistics show one-third of Americans nap every day. And it’s been shown that a nap is more effective than caffeine for beating midafternoon sleepiness. Millennium Physician Group Sleep Medicine Specialist Fariha Abbasi-Feinberg, MD, says that when it comes to [...]
  • We are excited to announce that your lab results are now released to your patient portal as soon as they become available. Because results are released to you immediately, you may see them before your doctor or advanced provider does. If you have an upcoming appointment, your doctor or advanced provider can fully explain and [...]
  • June is National Men’s Health Month As men age, their risk for prostate cancer increases, and the American Cancer Society (ACS)  recommends that men make an informed decision with their healthcare provider about being screened. After discussing the uncertainties, risks, and potential benefits of prostate cancer screening, men who want to be screened should get [...]