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Preventing falls in older patients : ACP Internist

Falls are the most common cause of injury in adults 65 years or older. About one third of adults in that age group fall at least once per ye...

QD: News Every Day--Brain training finds way to keep seniors' minds sharper : ACP Internist

Advanced cognitive training helped elderly people maintain their functioning, and the effect lasted a decade after the training stopped, a s...

Transitional care can be effective, underused | ACP Internist

Clinicians are figuring out ways to flag those complex patients in advance and then better support them during transitions in care.

A 2-pronged approach to advance care planning | ACP Internist

With prior planning, physicians can ensure that their patients' wishes are followed at the end of life.

'See you in a Coupla Years ...' : ACP Internist

A couple of years ago I blogged about my friend's Grandma. She was 93 and had been to see her eye doctor. Things checked out well during he...

CMS demo aims to help seniors stay healthy, independent | ACP Internist

CMS is partnering with private companies to address multiple health risk factors that contribute to senior's chronic diseases.

Age is just a number, right? : ACP Internist

In case you missed them, a couple of lay press articles hammered home the idea of our lifespans being finite. First there was Zeke Emanuel’s...

QD: News Every Day--Baby boomers face care shortage for mental health, substance abuse issues : ACP Internist

Without a comprehensive overhaul, millions of baby boomers will likely face difficulties getting diagnoses and treatment for mental health c...

The freedom to care : ACP Internist

I got the following email a few weeks ago (details changed for confidentiality reasons): Dear Sir, I read about your unique practice online....

House calls becoming a viable practice model | ACP Internist

Think of it as the patient-centered medical home's ultimate evolution##mdash;care inside the patient's own home. More doctors are making house calls, either to patients who don't travel easily, or to improve the quality of care they could deliver in

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