Clinical CareElder Abuse: Groundbreaking Research Identifies Suspicious Injury Patterns
Injuries to head and neck in absence of injury to other parts of the body are highly suspicious injury patterns...
Covid-19Local Officials Say a Nursing Home Dumped Residents to Die at Hospitals
The deaths of 18 residents of a New York nursing home highlight the continuing controversy over the Cuomo administration's decision...
Clinical CareHome-Based Medical Care for High-Risk Seniors Underutilized, Study Finds
Research indicates homebound seniors and non-homebound seniors with complex medical conditions benefit from home-based medical care.
Covid-19What Seniors Can Expect as Their New Normal in a Post-Vaccine World
Experts say that in the aftermath of the pandemic, everything will change, from the way older folks receive healthcare to...
StrategyMedicare Part D Premium Average Will Be $30.50 a Month in 2021
For the first time, Part D will cover insulin at a cost of no more than $35 a month per...
InnovationTechnology Divide Between Senior 'Haves' and 'Have-Nots' Roils Pandemic Response
Many poor seniors may not be able to telehealth devices or the associated internet service fees.
Clinical CareWhat Seniors Should Know Before Going Ahead with Elective Procedures
To feel comfortable, patients need to take stock of the precautions providers are taking.
Clinical CareWhen a Doctor No Longer Accepts Medicare, Patients Left Holding the Bag
Many primary care doctors have argued that Medicare doesn't reimburse them adequately and requires too much paperwork.
Covid-19'No Intubation': Seniors Fearful of COVID-19 are Changing Their Living Wills
For older adults contemplating what might happen to them during this pandemic, ventilators are a fraught symbol, representing a terrifying...
Clinical CareMore Than Half of Seniors Report Coronavirus-related Care Disruption
A survey of more than 1,000 elderly adults found that 39% canceled or delayed non-essential medical treatment, 32% cancelled primary...
Clinical CareSeniors With COVID-19 Show Unusual Symptoms, Doctors Say
If early signs of COVID-19 are missed, seniors may deteriorate before getting needed care.
Clinical CareCoronavirus Patients Caught In Conflict Between Hospital And Nursing Homes
Hospitals need to clear out patients who no longer need acute care. Nursing homes don't want to take discharged patients...