Moira Fordyce, Caring.com Expert


Moira Fordyce is a geriatrician, an adjunct clinical professor at Stanford University School of Medicine, a founding member of the California Geriatrics Society, a representative to the American Geriatrics Society Council of State Representatives, and a board member of the American Society on Aging.


Recently Published on Caring.com

What could be the cause of frequent falls for my father? — Jul 09, 2008
There are two kinds of falls in older adults: those that occur as a result of an accident, and those that signal there's some kind of underlying condition. The first kind i...
What can be done to calm nighttime anxiety? — Oct 23, 2007
Yes, warm milk can help. But I'd suggest she try some other things first that could be even more effective. One solution is for her to take time during the afternoon or ear...
Can sleep pills cause confusion? — Sep 10, 2007
The sleeping pills could definitely be making her confusion worse. Any mind-altering drug, such as sedatives, antidepressants, or tranquilizers, as well as many over-the-co...
Could loud snoring indicate a medical problem? — Sep 10, 2007
Loud snoring can be a sign of a medical disorder or something more benign. It can be caused by any of the following: Swelling, inflammation, or collapsing of tissues in th...