- Gun Ownership & Older Adults — When Is It Time to Take Action?
The conversation about whether older adults should give up their firearms is difficult for patients, their families, and their health care providers. But with guns present in more than one-third of older adults’ homes, and with 13% of home occupants having some degree of dementia, the conversation is crucial.
- All Eyes on Diet — Nutrition to Prevent and Treat Macular Degeneration
The prevalence of age-related macular degeneration is climbing worldwide. Nutrition may help prevent the condition or stem its progression.
- Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Damage — Clinical Implications Following Cardiac Surgery
Injury to this critical region after cardiac surgery can lead to life-threatening complications. To ensure early diagnosis and proper management, speech language therapists need to be aware of the risks, symptoms, and treatment strategies.
- Individualized Diets for Older Adults
A custom approach can improve overall health and quality of life in long term and postacute care.
From the Editor
Having the Hard Conversations
Alzheimer’s & Dementia
Exercise and Dementia
Chronic Respiratory Disease
The Last Word
Attitudes About Aging Influence How We Age