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Experts Propose New Approach to Manage the Most Troubling Symptoms of Dementia, Lessen Use of Drugs
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A new approach to handling agitation, aggression and other unwanted behaviors by people with dementia may help reduce the use of antipsychotics and other psychiatric drugs in this population, and make life easier for them and their caregivers, a team of experts says.
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Sun Apr 20, 2014
University of Rochester
UR Medicine Helping Aging Adults in Rural Communities
More than half a million older adults live in rural areas across New York State, and this number is expected to increase dramatically over the next two decades.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
vRad and E-Techco Partnership Creates First Direct-to-Patient Remote Radiology Services in China
The partnership names vRad as E-Techco's exclusive agent for remote professional radiology interpretations in mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau beginning in May 2014.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
How to Manage Your Business and Care For an Aging Relative at the Same Time
Balancing the demands of work and caring for an elderly family member is a challenge faced by many in the baby boomer generation .
Asbury Park Press
Monmouth Medical Center presents May community health education programs
SECRETS FOR SUCCESSFUL AGING Thursday, May 1 from 11 to11:45 a.m. Join Shira Goldberg, MD, Geriatrics, Monmouth Medical Center, for an informative presentation discussing the key strategies to help maintain independence and grow old gracefully.
University Hospitals, St. Vincent among four Ohio hospitals to get state money for...
Construction workers on Wednesday stand on top of what will be the Proton Therapy Center at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center in Cleveland.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page
Role Reversal: West County residents offer advice on caring for aging parents
Editor's note: Becoming a caregiver for her aging father prompted West Newsmagazine writer Bonnie Krueger to go in search of support and advice.
The National Zoo says goodbye to a longtime resident
Maude, a geriatric grey-cheeked mangabey monkey, was humanely euthanized after outliving her expected lifespan -- which is a little more than 30 years, the zoo said in a news release.
Wall Street Journal
It's Lots of Money, but Much Less Relative to Our Costs
Reports on data released to the public by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which include the number and type of Medicare services that individual physicians delivered in 2012 and the amount they were paid for those services, have focused special attention on ophthalmologists .
Annals of Internal Medicine
Delirium Severity in the Hospitalized Patient: Time to Pay Attention
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the funders or the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Critical Pharmaceuticals, The University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS ...
Critical Pharmaceuticals , The University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust today announces the start of the first Phase I clinical trial in healthy post-menopausal women of a nano-enabled intranasal teriparatide product for the treatment of osteoporosis.
The effect of a pre- and postoperative orthogeriatric service on...
Delirium is a common complication in patients with hip fractures and is associated with an increased risk of subsequent dementia.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Seniors and sleeping pills: Empowered patients choose wisely
The US Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act encourages patients to act as their own advocates for reducing unnecessary prescriptions that increase the risk of harm.
Help for seniors battling depression
With treatment and counselling at Baycrest Health Sciences in Toronto, Burns-Weinrib has made great strides in her recovery and is fully engaged in life again.
Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings
Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Smith will report directly to Crai... )--The capacity of Brazilian authorities to make policy adjustments that address economic and fiscal imbalances will remain a key focus of our sovereign rating analysis in t... )--FUND A db x-trackers FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Europe Real Estate UCITS ETF DEALING DATE A 11-Apr-14 NAV ... (more)
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Community Voice
Study: training the brain affects loss of memory
For years, scientists have been conducting studies indicating brain training exercises can help slow down normal memory loss and cognitive function decline in typical aging adults.
House members request $200 million to increase long-term care, geriatric medicine workforce
To meet an increasingly urgent need, Congress should earmark $200 million to expand the number of geriatric care workers.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Dementia Conference in Santa Barbara to Explore Current Trends, Future Directions
This year, the conference will be April 23 at the Montecito Country Club. Participants will attend presentations with latest dementia research and information occurring nationally and internationally.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Applied Clinical Trials
Gap May Exist for Therapies for Age-related Diseases
The elderly is the fastest-growing segment of the global population, but only a few of their treatments have been clinically tested in age-appropriate patients, and many therapies are still not available in suitable formulations and dosages, according to a report by GBI Research.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
It is well known that older adults have longer hospital stays and more rapid functional decline than younger patients, and that these problems are further complicated by contributory physical and cognitive impairments.1 The multiple comorbidities and complexities of the aging population require an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach that ... (more)