- 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.
Looking Past the Headlines
Raising the Bar in Gerontological Social Work Education
Barriers to Aging in Place
Impact Commitments Support System and Community Health
Fall Prevention in Hospitals
The Last Word
Accountable Care Organizations
- 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.
Music as Medicine
Life-Saving Program Combines Technology With Nursing Skills
The Importance of Integrating Speech Therapy for Older Adults
Menopause and Brain Health
Hearing Loss Affects Physical Function
The Last Word
Aging, Intellectual Disabilities, and Missed Diagnoses