Article Archive

September/October 2019

Features

Departments

From the Editor
‘I’d Rather Not Talk About It’

Clinical Matters
High-Plasmalogen Diets and Alzheimer’s

Technology
Artificial Intelligence in the Fight Against AD

Nutrition and Lifestyle
Latest Food Products for Dysphagia Patients

Long Term Care
Advance Care Planning for Families of Adults With Dementia

Fall Showcase

The Last Word
Physicians Help in the Caregiver Shortage


July/August 2019

Features

  • Disparities in Diabetes
    Geriatricians must be aware of numerous disparities in health care for Hispanic individuals living with diabetes.
  • Pain — The Role of Nutrition
    Research indicates that certain nutrients may mitigate pain in older adults by reducing inflammation.
  • Fall Prevention
    There are practical steps geriatricians can take to help all their patients prevent falls.
  • Trends in Parenteral Nutrition
    Clinicians can get caught up with the latest research in the field of parenteral nutrition to determine new practices that should be implemented for their patient population.
  • Poised for a Breakthrough
    Advances in technology are set to transform health care for older adults in five ways.

Departments

From the Editor
The Price of Inequality in Health Care

Nutrition
Dysphagia: Following a Modified Diet

Education
Self-Management Training and Diabetes

Heart Health
Atherosclerosis and Aging

Innovation
Upward Mobility

Long Term Care 

Datebook

The Last Word
Age-Friendly Approach: The Remedy to Ageism in Health Care Systems


MaY/June 2019

Features

Departments

From the Editor
Having the Hard Conversations

Alzheimer’s & Dementia
Exercise and Dementia

Therapy
Art-Based Activities May Prevent Delirium

Research Review
Chronic Respiratory Disease

Education Guide

Clinical News

Datebook

The Last Word
Attitudes About Aging Influence How We Age


March/April 2019

Features

  • Sleep: Impacts on Older Adult Health
    Lack of restorative sleep in elders is associated with comorbidities including cognitive decline, diabetes, falls, and mood disorders. Improving sleep is an important target in treating and preventing such chronic conditions.
  • Reducing Caregiver Stress
    Treating patients with neurocognitive disorders places great demands on primary care providers. A new program helps them learn to implement coping strategies to reduce the burden.
  • Sepsis: When Infections Turn Deadly
    Sixty-five percent of sepsis cases in American hospitals involve older adults, who not only suffer more often than do younger patients but also are more severely affected. Greater awareness and education are key to preventing the infections that cause sepsis.
  • Positional Vertigo — An Easy Fix at Any Age
    Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, the cause of one-half of all cases of dizziness in older adults, affects balance and contributes to fall risk. Simple head maneuvers can bring relief.

Departments

From the Editor
Sound Sleep Is Good Medicine

Clinical Matters
Should Physicians Hug Their Patients?

Medication Monitor
Psychotropic Medication: Best Practices to Avoid Survey Problems

Long Term Care
Tackling Physician Burnout — Training Helps When It’s All Too Much

Research Review
Upper Age Limits in Clinical Trials

Spring Showcase

Datebook

The Last Word
A Cardiologist Perspective: Treatment Considerations for Atrial Fibrillation


January/February 2019

Features

Departments

From the Editor
What's Old Is New

Alzheimer's & Dementia
Brain Training and Cognitive Performance

Nursing
Arts in Health Care

Clinical Concepts
Guidelines for Geriatric Oncology

Practice Matters
The Burden of Prior Authorizations

Research Review
Exercise Boosts Cancer Survival

Datebook

The Last Word
Attitude Is Everything