A specialist in geriatrics at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa, Calif., shares how the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative and geriatric accreditation for its emergency department helped it improve care for older patients.
The population of adults ages 65 and older will exceed 95 million in the United States by the year 2060. As Americans age, hospitals and health systems need to adapt their models of care to address the unique needs of older adults. In this episode, Sonja Rosen, M.D., chief of geriatrics at Cedars-…
A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee this week recommended the agency approve the first two vaccines to prevent lower respiratory tract disease caused by respiratory syncytial virus in Americans aged 60 and older.
New on-demand resources from the AHA’s Living Learning Network include a story on the healing power of music from AdventHealth System, and a podcast with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine on improving older adult care in the geriatric emergency department.
In today’s discussion about older adult care in the ED, Marie Cleary-Fishman, AHA’s vice president of clinical quality, is joined by Dr. Kevin Biese. Dr. Biese serves as the University of North Carolina Hospitals Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, as well as its Co-Director of the Division…
One demographic in the U.S. that has been constant in recent years is the aging of the population.
Virtual reality technology could be poised for much wider application in areas like surgical training, helping patients manage chronic pain and obtain mental health support.
The 4Ms – What Matters, Medications, Mentation and Mobility are designed to work together to afford seniors their best possible quality of life. The 4Ms approach is guided by the belief that one is never too old to stay engaged with life. In this podcast, you’ll learn about Pop, whose daughter,…
In this Members in Action podcast, we will focus on Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s age-friendly efforts.