New research supported by the National Institute on Aging will study the effects of multiple medications on older adults with the aim of reducing harms and improving efficiency.
Next-generation dementia care and research includes the voices of those living with the disease.
Who better to ask for longevity advice than a geriatrician still active into his ninth decade of life?
Using digital imaging instead of a scalpel
The National Institute on Aging has awarded a $1.4 million grant to a research team based at Brown University and Hebrew SeniorLife to partner with Walgreens to add customer data to a massive monitoring system of the long-term safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccination for Medicare beneficiaries.
Brown University projects examine effects on nursing homes and medical care
30 years of accomplishment by Brown’s Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research
Patients who receive more physical therapy are less likely to be readmitted to a hospital within a month, yet the amount of care made available to Medicare patients varies widely.
Clara Berridge, Ph.D. was an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality postdoctoral fellow for two years, focused on chronic disease and aging, at the School of Public Health’s Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research. She is now assistant professor in the University of Washington School of Social Work. Tell us about why you choose Brown […]
A national study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that brain imaging to detect Alzheimer’s-related plaques affected clinical diagnosis and management of patients with mild cognitive impairment and dementia.