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Depression Increases CVD, Stroke Risk in Older Adults
A recent study examined the effects of long-term serious depressive symptoms on cardiovascular risk in older adults.
Pressure Sores in Bedridden Elders After Prolonged Power Outages From Severe Weather: Examining Two Underutilized Disaster Resources
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.
AGS Updates Its Guidelines for Managing Diabetes in Older Adults
Roughly 11 million Americans aged 65 and older have diabetes mellitus, making this the largest age group in the United...
“Why Do I Always Feel Tired?” – Evaluating Older Patients Reporting Fatigue
This article discusses the importance of identifying the underlying etiology or etiologies of a patient’s fatigue so that it can be eliminated, if possible, or managed appropriately.
Four Strategies for Managing Opioid-Induced Side Effects in Older Adults
Key words: Opioid-induced side effects, chronic pain, analgesics, older adults.
Washington Update: February 2013
“Fiscal Cliff” and Threats to Medicare Payments and Programs Averted
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