Tag: Elderly


Disneyworld has long been known to many as the “happiest place on earth.” For one 70-year old grandmother however, that couldn’t be further from the truth. When Hester Burkhalter went with her family on a long awaited trip to Disneyworld in 2019, she could not have imagined the trauma she ... Read More
October 24, 2020Lane Trachy
Senior cannabis use nearly doubles


A recently released study reports that cannabis use among those aged 65 and older nearly doubled from 2.4% to 4.2% between 2015 and 2018.
February 27, 2020Lane Trachy


A new poll shows that older Americans support cannabis legalization at a high rate. 80% of participants say they support medical cannabis use.
April 5, 2018Lane Trachy
Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease - Smoking Marijuana


How medical marijuana could help our aging community to get the most out of retirement The legalization of medical cannabis increases workplace participation among those aged 50 and older. According to a study published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, states that passed medical marijuana into law saw a ... Read More
October 12, 2016Chris Nazarenus
Margaret Holcomb marijuana seized


A single marijuana plant grown by an 81 year old woman was seized by the Massachusetts National Guard helicopter in what can only be described as an absurd use of tax dollars. On September 21, 2016 the Massachusetts National Guard and State Police used a helicopter to seize a single marijuana ... Read More
October 11, 2016Chris Nazarenus


Kari L. Franson, PharmD, PhD, BCPP, of the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy described the evidence for using medical marijuana in older patient populations during a session at the 2015 American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada. Although many states have approved ... Read More
November 11, 2015Daily Dose


Video: 'Vitamin Weed': How Everyone Can Benefit From Daily Cannabis Oil Cannabis is the key to unlocking preventative medicine. It helps protect your DNA from damage so it can actually slow down the aging process... I think everyone should use cannabis oil, you should learn about it, you shouldn't be afraid. ... Read More
April 7, 2015Daily Dose




A Brilliant Video That Shows How Medical Marijuana Helps Multiple Sclerosis AQUADETTES: On Life, Death, and Synchronized Swimming The difference between staying alive versus killing myself. A film by Drea Cooper & Zackary Canepari
October 1, 2014Daily Dose
Seven Myths About Marijuana Debunked


Researchers Study Methods to Reduce Age Changes in Brain While humans are living longer, the prevalence of dementia is also on the rise. And many researchers believe factors such as stress, accumulation of toxic waste products as well as inflammation accelerate aging in the brain. However, scientists are also learning that certain mechanisms ... Read More
July 19, 2011Sam Sabzehzar