February 202305
Centros de urgencias
Posted By : Melissa Ford

Los centros de urgencias son centros de atención médica que pueden atender la mayoría de las necesidades de salud menores. Sin embargo, los centros de urgencias no pueden atender emergencias médicas graves. Las personas que…

February 202303
Walkers for the elderly
Posted By : Melissa Ford

Many older adults need some support when walking. Different types of walkers work better for different needs. A doctor, physical therapist or other health care provider can help pick the best walker for the person's…

February 202303
Drugs Used for Memory Loss in Dementia
Posted By : Melissa Ford

Drugs Used for Memory Loss in Dementia. Several drugs are available to treat memory loss in people with Alzheimer's disease. They are sometimes used in other forms of dementia, too. But, they are mainly for…

February 202302
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Posted By : Melissa Ford

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) of the lower extremity is a common manifestation of atherosclerosis. It is present in up to 20% of older men and women and is estimated to affect more than 200 million…

February 202301
Suicide Prevention for Older Adults
Posted By : Melissa Ford

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and continues to be a growing public health concern as rates in all age groups continue to rise. Each year almost 45,000 Americans…

February 202301
Conducting Family Meetings
Posted By : Melissa Ford

Family meetings play an important role in the care of seriously ill hospitalized patients and patients with advanced disease. The meetings help identify patient-centered goals and guide decision making. They also improve patient's and family's…