• 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 [...]
  • No Gym Required For These At-Home Regular physical activity and exercise are important for healthy aging and can help with chronic disease management. What if you could get a prescription for exercise from your doctor? One you can do at home. Millennium Physician Group Sports Medicine Physician Reginald Pinder weighs in on these workouts. “I [...]
  • A Make It or Break It Screening You Don't Want to Miss Everyone’s risk for osteoporosis-related fractures increases with age. But no bones about it, if you’re a woman 65 or older, the American Academy of Family Physicians recommends you get screened for osteoporosis. Without this important screening, a broken bone could just be the [...]
  • We’ve all forgotten someone’s name, misplaced our phone, or forgotten where we parked the car. But when do these little memory issues become signs of a bigger issue? June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, and after family members, primary-care physicians are often the first to notice the signs in a patient. “This is a [...]