And of course exercise has lots of other benefits. A home assessment for fall risks by a geriatric case manager can also be helpful, though the USPSTF did not find enough
A couple of years ago I blogged about my friend's Grandma. She was 93 and had been to see her eye doctor. Things checked out well during he...
Reuben, chief of the division of geriatrics at the University of California, Los Angeles. ... The findings from the Finnish study, dubbed FINGER for Finnish Geriatric Intervention Study to Prevent Cognitive Impairment and Disability, found only a limited
I got the following email a few weeks ago (details changed for confidentiality reasons): Dear Sir, I read about your unique practice online....
In case you missed them, a couple of lay press articles hammered home the idea of our lifespans being finite. First there was Zeke Emanuel’s...
The only permissible subspecialties are geriatrics and osteopathic manipulation. Obviously, the students who apply have to already be set on primary care.
The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time. Any fool can do it, there ain't nothing to it. Nobody knows how we got to the top of the...
Results appeared online Jan. 13 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. ... Such interventions hold the potential to delay onset of functional decline and possibly dementia and are consistent with comprehensive geriatric care that strives to
Q: What can medical educators do to encourage more medical students to choose careers in primary care and geriatrics? ... Longevity medicine is the positive force of keeping people alive, functioning, and going, whereas geriatric medicine is the repair
Residency: The Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, 1979-1982; chief resident, 1982-1983. Certification: Internal medicine, 1982, recertified 1998; geriatrics, 1988, recertified 1998; participating in Maintenance of Certification.