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Aging Today

Monthly Archive (Aging Today)

posted 05.10.2018
The call for community-based organizations to become more business savvy has become nearly dogma in the field of managed care. Read More
posted 05.10.2018
Mortality from stroke has decreased substantially in the past two decades, but acute ischemic stroke hospitalization rates have increased, as have stroke risk factors and the prevalence of people who have three to five risk factors. Read More
posted 05.10.2018
People’s strong preference for aging in place and the growing need for states to save money on institutional care have fueled a variety of federal initiatives to “rebalance” from institutional care to home- and community-based services. Read More
posted 05.08.2018
There is a lack of research to inform us whether these different standards between genders caused women to actually drink less or simply to report drinking less. Read More
posted 05.08.2018
The In Focus Section of the May–June 2018 issue of Aging Today explores what tops the aging advocacy agenda.  Read More
posted 04.09.2018
Across the country, budget shortfalls have put pressure on state Medicaid programs that pro­vide most publicly funded long-term service and supports. Read More
posted 04.09.2018
It is important to note, air pollution can trigger COPD and asthma and increase the risk of heart attack in older adults, especially those who are diabetic or obese. Read More
posted 04.09.2018
Given that age-related vulnerabilities such as diabetes, hypertension, vision or sensory deficits, im­paired mobility, cognitive decline or mental health conditions such as depression or anxiety are more common in late life, policymakers, program managers and care providers should... Read More
posted 04.09.2018
As the nation grapples with how to address the devastating opioid crisis, little attention has been given to a growing group of silent heroes who are stepping up to help our children and com­munities heal—our nation’s grandparents. Read More
posted 04.09.2018
Growing levels of inequality are bad news for older adults. Elder poverty rates are already high and growing—even while some smaller groups of older adults continue to do well financially. Read More

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