In their presentation at the 48th ONS Congress, in San Antonio, Texas, Denise Nicholson BSN, RN and Colleen Nevins DNP, RN, CNE describe the best practices for advance care planning conversations and review...
Researchers set out to determine whether cancer-related cognitive impairment impacts older adults with acute myeloid leukemia treated with hypomethylating agents and venetoclax chemotherapy.
Following two 12-week studies, the FDA has approved the first ever medication for treating agitation in patients with dementia due to Alzheimer disease.
Increasing age is a risk factor for Alzheimer dementia (AD), and as the US population grows older and lives longer, new and existing cases of AD are projected to rise as well. How many older Americans are...
An 81-year-old nursing home resident was brought to the emergency department of the local hospital due to shortness of breath. He had a long list of serious conditions, including a recent intracranial...
A 75‑year‑old woman with a medical history significant for hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and type 2 diabetes mellitus presented to her primary care physician with dyspnea. Can you make a diagnosis?
Kenneth J. Smith, MD, MS, from the University of Pittsburgh, responds to our questions about his research on a potential universal flu vaccine for older adults.