Search results for "Geriatrics"

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

Results appeared online Jan. 13 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. ... Such interventions hold the potential to delay onset of functional decline and possibly dementia and are consistent with comprehensive geriatric care that strives to
July 2019

Consensus lacking on lifestyle and dementia

Reuben, chief of the division of geriatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles. ... The findings from the Finnish study, dubbed FINGER for Finnish Geriatric Intervention Study to Prevent Cognitive Impairment and Disability, found only a limited
October 2017

Losing Money on Medicare

Medicare, the government insurance company for everyone over age 65 (and for the disabled), pays fees to primary care physicians that guaran...
July 2019

More than a notion

“She needs a nursing home,” someone said. It was all matter of fact; the way such things are always mentioned on rounds with those frail eld...
July 2019

Simple tools, teamwork manage depression in primary care

DIAMOND is based on results from the IMPACT (Improving Mood-Promoting Access to Collaborative Treatment) trial of 1, 801 geriatric patients, which found a 50% or greater improvement in depression at
March 2011

'See you in a Coupla Years ...'

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...
July 2019

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

of services, and training clinicians and other health professionals to recognize signs and symptoms of geriatric mental health conditions, neglect, and substance misuse.
July 2019

Age is just a number, right?

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...
July 2019

Baby boomers' health isn't what they expect

Peter Boling, MD, FACP, a geriatrician and chair of the division of geriatric medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. ... Hartford Foundation. Just 7% of 1, 028 adults ages 65 and older reported receiving all seven services typically
July 2012

Officer and Regents election results announced

Residency: The Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, 1979-1982; chief resident, 1982-1983. Certification: Internal medicine, 1982, recertified 1998; geriatrics, 1988, recertified 1998; participating in Maintenance of Certification.
March 2018

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