June 2019

posted 06.05.2019
By Julie Richards and Young Hee Kim Older adults have surgery for many reasons. But do you know that elective surgeries can pose significant harm for older adults? This is because some of their more common health concerns—the potential risk of complications may be increased in older adults due to…
posted 06.03.2019
By Alison Biggar Women trickled into the United Methodist Church meeting room in Oakland, Calif., on a cold Thursday evening in February, bundled up, smiling, ready to practice singing in the Threshold Choir. Although a crowd diverse in age and style, when the singers be­gan harmonizing, their…