Post-AcuteOSF HealthCare Begins Application Process for PACE Program
The health system is poised to reach more patients looking to age in place comfortably.
InnovationPCORI Awards More Than $200M for Innovative Projects
The awards target several pain points in healthcare, including chronic care management, senior care, and care for children with complex...
FinanceDementia Can Take a Toll on Financial Health, as Some Families Learn the Hard Way
A growing body of research shows money problems are a possible warning sign ? rather than only a product ?...
StrategyOak Street Health Plans Expansion to 4 More States
The Medicare geriatric primary care network says it will have a footprint in Iowa, Arkansas, Kansas and Virginia by year's...
TelehealthPoll: More Older Adults Tap Patient Portals, but Usage Varies Widely
Wealthier white older adults were more likely to report using virtual care portals.
Post-AcuteDrawing Students' Attention to Eldercare: Q&A with Chad Cole, MPA
The Loma Linda University School of Allied Health Professions is helping students see the benefits of working in geriatrics.
Post-AcuteUAMS Physician Asst. Program Brings Geriatric Care to the Front
The university has added geriatrics into the core clinical rotation for the program.
Clinical CareBeware of Dog: Walking Fido Linked to Serious Injuries
TBI and hip fracture were the two most common injuries among senior dog-walkers.
Post-AcuteBeing 'Socially Frail' Comes With Health Risks for Older Adults
People who are physically frail have less physiological strength and a reduced biological ability to bounce back from illness or...
TelehealthMental Healthcare by Video Fills Gaps in Rural Nursing Homes
Patients don't have to travel to a clinic. They don't even have to get cleaned up and leave their bedrooms.
PharmaIRA-mandated Free Vax Could Save Seniors More Than $230M
As of January 1, vaccines are now free under Medicare Part D, and include vaccines for Tdap and shingles.
PayerWhy Do Politicians Weaponize Medicare? Because It Works
This time it's Democrats accusing Republicans of wanting to maim the very popular federal health program.