COA offers a helpline and lifeline to providers, older adults, caregivers and family members trying to navigate services.
Angela Jefferson, PhD, professor of Neurology and director of the Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer's Center, has been awarded a grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to support establishment of an NIA-funded exploratory Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).
When elderly patients present in the ED, it can be difficult to distinguish between injuries occurring from a fall or physical abuse. A new study explores patterns as a way to distinguish between the two.
In addition to the physical toll of COVID-19 among seniors, isolation and uncertainty is taking a toll on mental health.
The demographics are undeniable - America is aging tremendously, with the fastest-growing group being ages 75 and up. Enter Amedisys with its business model of home health, hospice and personal care services to help seniors age in place .
Tivity Health and other key stakeholders spent two days in August looking at barriers to healthy aging, including social isolation, & possible solutions.
naviHealth ensuring better outcomes for better quality of life.
As residents' needs and acuity levels have risen, senior living solutions have had to evolve to meet new health and wellness challenges.
Comorbid conditions, often including some form of dementia, increases the challenge of pinpointing and treating behavioral health and substance abuse issues in older populations.
VUMC's Harvey Murff, MD, stays busy training providers, dispelling myths about geriatric care.
Tivity Health and other key stakeholders spent two days last month looking at barriers to healthy aging, including social isolation.
Nashville agency solving isolation, transportation concerns by connecting riders to drivers
According to a new survey, Nashville seniors are ready to make the lifestyle changes necessary to improve health, increase mobility and reduce chronic pain.
Clover Health, a healthcare company using data and technology to improve medical outcomes, recently announced expansion of its Medicare Advantage health plans in five new major markets for the plan year beginning Jan. 1, 2019.
The time to think about a durable power of attorney is long before it's needed. Barbara Moss discusses the importance of the document in healthcare.
Geriatrician Kiffany Peggs' whole-person approach brings peace of mind, hope to UnitedHealthcare clients.
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