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
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
Medicare, the government insurance company for everyone over age 65 (and for the disabled), pays fees to primary care physicians that guaran...
“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...
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
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...
of services, and training clinicians and other health professionals to recognize signs and symptoms of geriatric mental health conditions, neglect, and substance misuse.
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...
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
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.