Today's Geriatric Medicine - 2023 Article Archive
Article Archive

March/April 2023


  • Caring for Patients With Dementia
    The role of providing dementia care is expanding to include earlier diagnosis from primary care providers, as well as knowledge of emerging drugs and new technology for cognitive testing.
  • Deprescribing at the End of Life
    Polypharmacy, the use of five or more medications, is particularly detrimental to older patients with limited life expectancy. Geriatricians need to address the issue to improve patients’ well-being.
  • The Condition No One Wants to Talk About
    Stigmas associated with andropause—the symptoms that arise from a decrease in testosterone, which commonly affects older men—can prevent patients from seeking treatment, so health care professionals should be prepared to initiate the discussion.
  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers: A New Standard of Care
    New technology and advanced, noninvasive techniques may provide skin cancer patients with surgery-free treatments.


Editor’s Note
Looking Past the Headlines

Raising the Bar in Gerontological Social Work Education

Home Health
Barriers to Aging in Place

Strategic Planning
Impact Commitments Support System and Community Health

Fall Prevention
Fall Prevention in Hospitals


Nutrition Briefs

The Last Word
Accountable Care Organizations

January/February 2023


  • The Power of Sound
    Research shows music can be a powerful tool to help older adults suffering from a range of neurodegenerative conditions.
  • Eating for Better Sleep
    Older adults need as much sleep as their younger counterparts; consuming the Mediterranean diet may help them achieve it.
  • Social Isolation: A Matter of the Heart
    Loneliness leads to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease in older adults. Learn how experts are finding ways to mitigate the problem.
  • Are Prediabetes & Type 2 Diabetes Reversible?
    The latest international consensus report on type 2 diabetes remission guides dietitians in helping their geriatric patients with diabetes.


Editor’s Note
Music as Medicine

Life-Saving Program Combines Technology With Nursing Skills

The Importance of Integrating Speech Therapy for Older Adults

Women’s Health
Menopause and Brain Health

Hearing Loss Affects Physical Function


The Last Word
Aging, Intellectual Disabilities, and Missed Diagnoses