Posts Tagged ‘Geriatrics

New Advice on Preventing Falls

Posted by: admin on: August 2, 2011

For the first time since 2001, the American Geriatrics Society and the British Geriatrics Society have updated their guidelines for preventing falls in older people. The update includes two notable changes: One recommends tai chi — the meditative, slow-motion Chinese exercise — as an effective way to prevent falls, while another suggests that doctors review […]

  Stroke survivors are at a significantly increased risk of developing health problems that can impact their daily life even if they have experienced only a single stroke and are still living in the community, according to an analysis of the Health and Retirement Study. Physicians, caregivers, and rehabilitation providers need to pay particular attention […]

New Guide for Managing High BP in Seniors

Posted by: admin on: May 31, 2011

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association have issued the first guidance specifically for the treatment of hypertension in patients 65 and older in the form of an expert consensus document. In general, the target blood pressure should be less than 140/90 mm Hg, although the authors acknowledged that there was some […]

Mirroring findings in younger adults, a new study of adults 75 years and older at baseline suggests that drinking light to moderate amounts of alcohol may help protect against the development of dementia.

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