Clinical CareFinding Untapped Potential in the Home-Based Medical Care Market
Particularly for patients who are older and frail, home-based medical care is often a viable alternative to urgent care centers,...
Covid-19Older COVID Patients Battle 'Brain Fog,' Weakness and Emotional Turmoil
Sudden cognitive dysfunction is a common concern for seniors who've survived a serious bout of COVID-19.
Covid-19Lifetime Experiences Help Older Adults Build Resilience to Pandemic Trauma
New research calls attention to the little-remarked-upon resilience as well as significant challenges for older adults as the pandemic stretches...
Clinical CareHow to Use Telemedicine With Your Older Patients
Contrary to popular perception, older patients appear ready to embrace telemedicine.
StrategyHe Wanted to Fix Rural America's Broken Nursing Homes. Now, Taxpayers May Be on the Hook for $76 Million.
Ronnie Rollins used a controversial loophole to secure $300 million in bonus payments for his nonprofit nursing home chain. A...
Covid-19Sent Home to Die
In New Orleans, hospitals sent patients infected with the coronavirus into hospice facilities or back to their families to die...
Covid-19LA Hospital Seeks Vaccine Trial Participants Among Its Own High-Risk Patients
Harbor-UCLA wants to recruit most, if not all, of the trial's 500 participants from among the high-risk patients it already...
Covid-19Trump Is Sending Fast, Cheap COVID Tests to Nursing Homes — But There's a Hitch
Two manufacturers that have received FDA authorization say their antigen tests are intended for patients with symptoms, calling into question...
TelehealthTelehealth Visits Skyrocket Among Americans Age 50-80
A new poll reveals several threats and opportunities for the future of telehealth among older Americans.
Covid-19Isolation, Disruption and Confusion: Coping with Dementia During a Pandemic
The coronavirus has upended the lives of dementia patients and their caregivers.
Covid-19CMS Hikes Medicare Inpatient COVID-19 Payments 20%
Also Monday, CMS announced that it would resume inspections of provider facilities.
Clinical CareElder Abuse: Groundbreaking Research Identifies Suspicious Injury Patterns
Injuries to the head and neck in absence of injury to other parts of the body can be suspicious injury...