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In this issue: The 2017 OPTIMA Award winners, diabetes medication management, infection control programs, disaster planning and more.
There’s another virus out there that could be adding to the seasonal misery, but it’s not being identified.
Researchers found stressful events can be linked to obesity, which is associated with several chronic illnesses.
A growing number of healthcare providers are questioning the need for extensive cancer screening for seniors when the tests won’t significantly improve their quality of life.
The decision of whether to get the influenza vaccine has added considerations and consequences for those who work and live in long-term care facilities.
Researchers explored the connection between disability and the American Heart Association's guidelines for cardiovascular health in older Latin Americans.
A majority of seniors have multiple chronic conditions—and a majority of Medicare plan members say plans don’t help proactively manage them, a new survey finds.
A new survey from CVS found 61 percent of Americans plan to get the flu shot this year, a slight increase from last year.
An Iowa program uses evidence-based findings to help seniors stay independent longer and avoid falls.
New research has found aging blood vessels is more of a reflection of a sedentary culture than genetics, suggesting healthy aging is possible.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved 23andMe to market personal genetic tests for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and celiac disease, among others for less than the cost of a new smartphone.
Indiana skilled nursing facilities participating in the OPTIMISTIC project have significantly reduced all-cause and avoidable hospitalizations.
Researchers observed seniors who pick up mentally stimulating activities, even later in life, can help protect themselves against mild cognitive impairment.