18 hrs ago
Are your memory gaps a sign of
When do those misplaced keys, missing cellphone or loss of words add up to something more than a simple mental lapse? Not all moments of absent-mindedness indicate cognitive problems as one ages, but experts say one should be alert to signs that signal significant changes.
22 hrs ago
Guide To Retirement LIving
Memorable Moments-Arbor Place
Love. Laughter. Joy. These are singularly human experiences-and they are essential to a good life, regardless of age or ability.
Urinary Incontinence: Urologic and Medication Etiology in Seniors
Mary Ann E. Zagaria, PharmD, MS, CGP Independent Senior Care Consultant Pharmacist and President of MZ Associates, Inc., Norwich, New York www.mzassociatesinc.com Chair-elect 2013-2014, Board of Commissioners, Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy Recipient of the Excellence in Geriatric Pharmacy Practice Award from the Commission for ... (more)
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Geriatric medicine course is in NYC this September
The Intensive Board Review Course in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine is a four-day program at Baruch College Vertical Campus Conference Center, New York City.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Sampson Independent
Myriad training opportunities offered
Greetings everyone! I guess we are all singing "Rain rain, go away, come again another day," but we must remember that God is in control.
More evidence adult daycare eases stress on dementia caregivers
The stress of caring for a family member with dementia may take a toll on health over time, but a new study suggests that even one day off can shift caregivers' stress levels back toward normal.
Hartford/VA Geriatric Social Work Scholars Program selects new cohort
The prestigious Hartford/VA Scholars Program has selected three geriatric social work researchers for a two-year award that provides career development and mentorship for projects that will improve health outcomes not only for older veterans, but for all older adults.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Miami Herald
Figuring out a strategy for eating well for aging dementia patients
My husband has dementia. Recently he has lost a lot of weight -and I'm concerned.
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
Dementia-related activities training is Aug. 26
The Smoky Mountain Center, in partnership with the Southwestern Area Agency on Aging and Haywood Senior Resource Center, will host "Beyond Bingo: Meaningful Activities for Dementia Residents," from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the Senior Resource Center, located at 81 Elmwood Way, Waynesville.
Using Key Pilates Components to Optimize Outcomes in Rehab
A 2-day course offers the opportunity for medical professionals to gain fundamental knowledge of Pilates theory and principles in order to integrate it into their rehabilitation programs.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Going against the grain: Sugar is out, bitter is in
Many restaurants are ditching sugary dessert items for food such as a green strawberry sorbet.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Trying to improve awareness in the area of geriatrics
When her mother died at 97 two years ago, Raymer wished she'd known at the start what she'd gleaned from the experience.
Oregon Zoo sea lion turns 27
Stellar sea lion Gus in his exhibit, part of Stellar Cove at the Oregon Zoo. A© Oregon Zoo / Photo by Carli Davidson PORTLAND, Ore.
Troen Named Geriatrics Fellow
Bruce R. Troen, professor in the Department of Medicine and chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, has been named a fellow of the American Geriatrics Society .
Fri Aug 08, 2014
World News Report
Speaker Update at the 13th annual Clinical Trials in CNS conference
SMi is proud to announce that Giulio Maria Pasinetti and Paul Francis have joined the programme for its 13th annual Clinical Trials in CNS conference.
Dr. Katie Hausmann Has Joined Columbia St. Mary's Gateway Medical Clinic
Dr. Katie Hausmann has joined the staff at Columbia St. Mary's Gateway Medical Clinic, 801 S. 70th St., West Allis.
Pinpointing Genes that Protect Against Frailty
August 8, 2014 a' a' Frailty is a common condition associated with old age, characterized by weight loss, weakness, decreased activity level and reduced mobility, which together increase the risk of injury and death.
Silver City Sun-News
Letters: Aug. 8
Recently, I was informed the Heritage Program at Memorial Medical Center had closed.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Outcomes of an innovative model of acute delirium care: the Geriatric Monitoring Unit (GMU).
Delirium is associated with poor outcomes following acute hospitalization. The Geriatric Monitoring Unit is a specialized five-bedded unit for acute delirium care.