Healthcare & Aging

posted Mon, 2019-11-18 14:11
Nursing home suicides, what LGBTQ elders and immigrants share, the lives and legacies of America’s vets, helping hoarders and more…
posted Tue, 2019-10-29 15:19
The Age-Friendly framework, boiled down to four critical elements to great care, is now referred to as the 4Ms: what Matters to older adults; Medication, Mentation and Mobility.
posted Tue, 2019-09-24 13:14
Recent studies show that as many as half of Americans will live in a nursing home at some point in their lives,
posted Mon, 2019-07-15 14:39
The three major types of elder abuse are financial abuse, physical abuse, and emotional abuse.
posted Tue, 2019-06-25 16:58
Disasters—are we prepared?, longevity in America; conectores enrich Colorado elders’ lives; exploring retirement and a “good” old age, and more…
posted Fri, 2019-06-07 20:19
While many patients ben­efit from taking multiple medications, polypharmacy also increases a person’s risk of suffering se­rious, sometimes life-threatening side effects.
posted Tue, 2019-05-07 14:28
Through new care-delivery models, the affordable housing setting can address both the health and LTSS needs of low-income older adults.
posted Fri, 2019-04-19 16:57
Why won’t Americans, who are living longer lives, plan for their long-term care? And where are the policies for financing it?
posted Tue, 2019-04-16 18:40
What lies ahead for the burgeoning population of older adults that will need long-term care?
posted Mon, 2019-03-25 20:14
One of the questions my grandma asked me most often when we spent time together was, “What are you doing on your phone?”