Clinical CareCommon Medications Can Masquerade As Dementia In Seniors
Older adults are highly susceptible to negative responses anticholinergic drugs ? a wide-ranging class of medications.
Clinical CareTraining, Policy Changes Would End Clinician Shortages in Palliative Care, CAPC Leader Says
A worsening shortage of palliative care physicians is predicted over the next 14 years. One healthcare leader suggests ways to...
Clinical CareMore Seniors Are Dying In Falls. Doctors Could Do More To Reduce The Risk.
Experts call for a personalized approach to preventing falls, more involvement by clinicians and motivating older adults to take action.
Fall-related Death Rates Triple for US Seniors
The absolute number of fall-related deaths for seniors ages 75 and higher increased from 8,613 in 2000 to 25,189 in...
Clinical CareA Doctor Speaks Out About Ageism In Medicine
Imagine if the phases of later life were mapped and expertise in aging were valued, not discounted.
Clinical CareImprove Health of Seniors With 4-Pronged, Age-Friendly Strategy
To boost quality and reduce costs, an IHI initiative calls on clinical teams to focus on four evidence-based elements when...
Strategy'Stonewall Generation' Confronts Old Age, Sickness—And Discrimination
In a country where most elder care is left to family, many LGBTQ people are estranged from relatives and don't...
Clinical CareUse Geriatric Assessment to Predict Hospital and Long-Term Care Utilization
New research shows how specific impairments can determine the likelihood of increased healthcare services utilization among older cancer patients.
Clinical CareHow Johns Hopkins Created a Preferred SNF Network
Components of Johns Hopkins' SNF collaborative include a rigorous process for selecting partner facilities and establishing a management framework.
Clinical CareOlder Adults With Joint Replacements Recover At Home, Not Rehab
Home-based recovery appears to be best if the procedure is elective, friends and family are available to help and someone...
Clinical CareAdopt New Approach to Coaching Patients With Multiple Morbidities
Capacity coaching helps older patients with multiple health conditions who are overwhelmed by their illnesses and treatment.