Does the Type of Socialization Impact the Risk of Depression in Elder Adults?

A new study analyzes the impact of digital communication, phone calls, and face-to-face interaction on lowering depression risk in older adults.

Also: New Combo Drug Improves Depression in Older Adults


In this commentary, the authors describe the results of their study, which assessed recent Medicare access trends at a local level, specifically in a midsize metropolitan city.
In this article, the authors present the case of an older man who reported shoulder pain and abduction weakness for 8 weeks following an intramuscular flu shot received at a drive-through clinic.
 A sample of the December 2013 public policy and advocacy headlines from the American Geriatrics Society.
The year 2014 is sure to be significant for geriatric healthcare providers for a number of reasons.
Because no power company can guarantee timely restoration of service after such an event, the authors present two available but relatively unknown options for families and caregivers requiring assistance in emergency medical situations.


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