posted Mon, 2018-09-10 19:03
The use of certain prescribed or over-the-counter medications known as anticholinergics are associated with adverse cognitive effects and have recently been considered a modifiable risk factor for ADRD.
posted Thu, 2018-09-06 13:42
Researchers at the University of California conducted an evaluation of Cal MediConnect which included focus groups with dually eligible beneficiaries, surveys with beneficiaries and key informant interviews with policy makers, health plans, providers and advocates. This article outlines the evaluati
posted Tue, 2018-09-04 16:22
The September–October In Focus section of Aging Today tackles the older voter—how they voted in 2016, and what’s to be expected in 2018 and beyond.
posted Wed, 2018-08-29 15:32
Community-based organizations (CBO) focused on the care of older adults and that invest in a technology strategy will be better able to deliver the best digital tools and services to their clients.
posted Wed, 2018-08-29 15:29
From the vantage point of such hard-fought success, Benton Wolfe works to bolster other CBOs, to help instill in them a sense of pride for what they have accomplished and to challenge them to do more.
posted Mon, 2018-08-20 14:03
U.S. Census Bureau statistics show that 11 million people, or 28 percent of those ages 65 and older, live alone.
posted Mon, 2018-07-30 00:15
Why do employers retain black workers when labor markets are tight, only to lay them off when downturns hit?
posted Thu, 2018-07-26 13:22
Research has long demonstrated that a sense of purpose powerfully maintains health, mood and engagement in life as we age. And with the New Aging’s revolutionary gift of time, we can also experience new and creative expressions of the True Self, generating unexpected life goals and satisfactions.
posted Tue, 2018-07-24 17:59
It is difficult to manage opioid prescribing in a way that prevents abuse while meeting patients’ needs.
posted Tue, 2018-07-24 17:48
In rural, suburban and urban communities nationwide, far too many older adults and their families are struggling to pay rent and make ends meet.