hormone therapy

Older Age at Menopause and Use of Hormone Therapy Produce Increased Risk of Hearing...

CLEVELAND, Ohio (May 10, 2017)—It has long been suspected that menopause and the use of hormones had a direct effect on hearing. However, findings...
Boomerang Seniors

Boomerang Seniors: Aging Adults Move To Be Near Mom Or Dad

Like many peers in their 70s, Lois and Richard Jones of Media, Pa., sold their home and downsized, opting for an apartment in a...
End of Life Care

A Playbook For Managing Problems In The Last Chapter Of Your Life

CHICAGO — At least once a day, Dr. Lee Ann Lindquist gets an urgent phone call. “Mom fell and is in the hospital,” a concerned...
Specialist Care

Los Angeles County Scores An E-Success In Managing Specialist Care

An electronic program launched in 2012 by Los Angeles County’s health care system has reduced wait times for specialty care and eliminated the need...
elderly hands opening pill bottle

Geriatricians Can Help Aging Patients Navigate Multiple Ailments

For months, Teresa Christensen’s 87-year-old mother, Genevieve, complained of pain from a nasty sore on her right foot. She stopped going to church. She...