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Author: Leslie Kernisan

Leslie Kernisan, MD, is a practicing geriatrician in San Francisco who believes that it shouldn’t be so hard for older adults and families to get the right kind of help with health concerns.


Articles by Leslie Kernisan

Q&A by Dr. Leslie Kernisan Q: My 88-year-old father lives in his own home about 100 miles from us. He’s been living alone since my mother died five years ago. I thought he looked rather thin last time we saw him.

Recently, while I was at a family celebration, several people mentioned memory concerns to me. Some were older adults concerned about the memory of their spouses. Some were adult children concerned about the memory of their parents. And a few were

Sleep. Everybody needs it. Many of us don’t get enough of it. These are common truths that almost everyone knows. But recently, I had the opportunity to learn quite a bit more about sleep, and how it affects health. I came away