- 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