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Aging Today

Monthly Archive (Aging Today)

posted 09.12.2016
In the face of skyrocketing demand, guaranteed economic hardship is not an effective recruitment strategy. Read More
posted 08.30.2016
Paramedics have been an integral part of the healthcare landscape since the 1970s, when emergency medical services (EMS) were first widely implemented. Today, these highly trained professionals respond in situations commonly affecting older adults. Read More
posted 08.30.2016
It is our experience that in changing culture, language provides the anchor for all care partners, managers, board members and funders and, in so doing, truly matters. Read More
posted 08.23.2016
When professionals can’t agree on what some terms mean, why are patients and caregivers expected to? Read More
posted 08.23.2016
Dementia patients are sent back and forth from nursing home to hospital all the time. Read More
posted 08.23.2016
Our current healthcare system for older adults and individuals with disabilities was built to provide acute medical care, but does not routinely include wellness approaches to prevent or manage chronic disease. Read More
posted 07.07.2016
A 2015 ProPublica investigation reported 37 incidents of long-term-care employees sharing photos or videos of residents on social media, without the resident’s consent. Read More
posted 07.07.2016
A new guide for advance care planning discussions—nicknamed A REFLECTION—can help doctors address patients’ concerns, as they become more aware of their own cultural biases. Read More
posted 07.07.2016
Aging cuts across all 21st century public health concerns including bioterrorism, natural disasters, climate change and infectious diseases—but has the public health field come of  age?  Read More
posted 07.06.2016
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is an important source of income for millions of people, yet it is not widely known about or understood. Read More

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