Geriatrics
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Providers Hesitant to Discuss End-of-Life Care with Some Patients

Liz Seegert - June 11, 2014

Who should discuss end of life care with patients, and when? Who should discuss end of life care with patients,…

Geriatrics
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America’s Aging Eyes

Liz Seegert - May 15, 2014

  Excerpted from my post at Covering Health, the blog of Association of Health Care Journalists. Sitting in the waiting…

Geriatrics
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Aging Brains Slower Due to More Knowledge and Experience, Not Cognitive Decline

Susan Scutti - January 27, 2014

When aging is conceived of as ongoing cognitive decline, many older adults contemplate an increasing lifespan with anxiety instead of…

Geriatrics
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Aging in the Empire State: A Look at New York City’s Senior Population

eCaring - November 7, 2013

New York may be the city that never sleeps and the nation’s economic business center, but it’s also home to…

Geriatrics
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The Best iPad and iPhone Apps for Seniors

eCaring - November 5, 2013

Gaming is good for your health new research says, and the benefits can be especially positive for older gamers. Gaming…

Paramedic Visits to Seniors Reduce EMS Calls by 32%: How Weekly Drop-Ins Encourage Better Health
Geriatrics
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Geriatrics
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Paramedic Visits to Seniors Reduce EMS Calls by 32%: How Weekly Drop-Ins Encourage Better Health

Susan Scutti - October 23, 2013

A new study presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress finds that paramedics may be able to do more tha A new study…

Geriatrics
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11 Social Factors That Contribute to Higher Readmissions

eCaring - October 22, 2013

Are readmissions in or out of a hospital’s control? Who should be held accountable for the reasons why an elderly…

Geriatrics
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CDC’s State of Aging and Health in America [VIDEO]

Anthony Cirillo - October 18, 2013

   

Geriatrics
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7 Ways Caregivers Can Prevent Readmissions

eCaring - October 17, 2013

Today’s health care system is facing a new crisis: how do we care for America’s rapidly growing aging population in…