Dr. Cheryl Woodson

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      “Age is NOT a Disease,” but No One Seems to Know That.

      Gray Panthers’ founder, Maggie Kuhn said, “Age is not a disease.” Not only do Hollywood producers NOT understand that, they’ve lost their minds. What idiot told Maggie Gyllenhaal that she was too old to play the love interest for a 55-year-old male character. She’s just 37 years-old!! Seriously? This is sexism as well as ageism. […]

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      Straight Talk with Dr. Cheryl Suicide By Alzheimer’s. What Would YOU Do?

        Last week the New York Times reported on a psychologist who made a careful plan and ended her life after her doctors diagnosed Minimal Cognitive Impairment (MCI) MCI is one of the three stages of Alzheimer’s disease (AD.) In this early stage, family and friends may notice problems with brain function; the senior may […]

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      Straight Talk with Dr. Cheryl Mothers and Adult Daughters

      My daughter, Lauren, joined me for the Mother’s Day edition of Straight Talk with Dr. Cheryl, on Blog Talk radio last Sunday, to talk about the relationship between mothers and adult daughters. We decided that the biggest problem was learning to see each other as real people. Lauren sees me struggle recognize and respect that […]

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  • “With experience as an academic geriatrician and primary care doctor, employed physician and entrepreneur in her own medical practice, public policy expert, and private family caregiver, Dr. Woodson bridges theory and practice for a wide variety of audiences.”

    Dr. Joanne Schwartzberg, Scholar-in-residence, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education; former Director of Aging and Community Health, American Medical Association

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  • Are You A Caregiver?

    As you take care of their health, money, and comfort, don't forget to take care of their CAREGIVER! Sign into the Woodson Network and download the Five Keys to Caregiver Survival.

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    Are You A Health Care Professional?

    Avoid unnecessary hospitalization by supplementing acute care skills with care coordination and practice management strategies I used in a successful 80% Medicare practice. Join the Woodson Network and download a Team Care Teaching Tool.

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    Community Leaders and Eldercare Professionals

    Is your congregation aging? Do your clients and members struggle with eldercare? Do they fear the illnesses they see in their seniors? Join the Woodson Network to become a stronger advocate.

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    Do You Want to AGE EXCELLENTLY!?

    Do want to avoid the health challenges your parents face? Do you want to embrace the Magic of Menopause? Join the Woodson Network and download a checklist that will keep you healthy.

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Guiding All Adults to AGE EXCELLENTLY!
Empowering Caregivers, Communities, and Corporations
to Serve Seniors Successfully!