Coastal Virginia Magazine - January 2017

Chef Ian's Twist On Classic Oysters Rockefeller

Recipe is for 6 oysters Ingredients 6 Virginia oysters 6 strips of bacon (Chef Ian used pork bacon made from Berkshire pigs at Autumn Olive Farms in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley) 1 tbsp butter 1 tsp minced shallot 1 tsp minced garlic…

The Real Oysters Rockefeller

As a society that cares about where our food comes from, we, as consumers, passionately demand that our local restaurants’ offerings be locally sourced, organically grown, ethically treated and beautifully plated with fancy garnishes while, of course, dazzling our palates…

It's A Brain Thing: Drivers and Cognitive Screening 101

Is it dementia, mild cognitive impairment or something else? Is it safe for mom or dad to drive? Certain physical conditions can mimic symptoms of dementia or Alzheimer’s. Brief screening tools can raise a red flag, but firm diagnosis is…

Op Med: Expert Perspectives on Drivers' Evaluations and Rights

To help us understand the thorny issues surrounding mature drivers, confidentiality and consent, cognitive testing, driving safety and DMV reporting, we sought insight and perspective from a variety of subject matter experts: neurologists, driving program evaluators and geriatric specialists. Not…

Could Your Driver's License Be At Risk?

“Our society poorly supports individuals who no longer drive. Patients who forego driving often lose independence, compromise their ability to work and provide for their dependents, have difficulty maintaining social contacts, continuing involvement in personal interests and participating in community…