- Enhancing Innovative Cognitive and Brain Networks
The evidence-based Strategic Memory Advanced Reasoning Training, or SMART, cognitive training program for healthy older adults focuses on specific cognitive functions, including strategic attention, integrated reasoning, and innovation.
- Dementia Doesn't Invalidate Exercise Needs
Aerobic exercise for patients with dementia produces benefits including a reduction in fracture risk, reduction in mortality risk, and mitigation of depression and anxiety.
- A Perfect Storm: Aging, Drugs, and Chronic Pain
Chronic pain requires specialized scrutiny without which older adults' quality of life is affected, often resulting in depression, isolation, or substance abuse.
How Physicians Can Help Prevent Elder Suicide
Patients' severe functional limitations, disability, increasing dependence on others, and the fear of becoming a burden are significant risk factors for elder suicide. Physicians must make efforts to ascertain their older patients' mental status and potential suicide ideation.
From the Editor
Addressing Brain Health Proactively
Medication-Related Sensory Impairments
Innovations in Geriatrics
Treating Spasticity Following Stroke
Elders' Loneliness Constitutes a Health Problem
Long Term Care
Narrative Medicine With Older Adults
Exercise Is Medicine