Browsing Month August, 2015

Alzheimer’s Diagnosis in Primary Care

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Alzheimer's Diagnosis in Primary Care By Michael Wasserman, MD, and Debra Parsons, MD, FACP Today's Geriatric Medicine Vol. 8 No. 1 P. 16 The National Institute on Aging—Alzheimer's Association guidelines for the neuropathologic assessment of Alzheimer's disease provide clarity to primary care physicians regarding the diagnosis and treatment approach for patients

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What Is Successful Aging and How Can My Physician Help?

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Physicians Promote Successful Aging By Michael B. Friedman, LMSW; Lisa Furst, LMSW, MPH; and Kimberly Williams, LMSW Today's Geriatric Medicine Vol. 8 No. 1 P. 20 Physicians contribute to objective successful aging by providing good treatment and helping patients maintain good health and avoid illness, but health care providers typically pay inadequate attention

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What Can I Do To Prevent Myself From Falling?

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  Healthy Steps for Older Adults: A Statewide Approach to Preventing Falls By Steven M. Albert, PhD, and Lois Shelton, RN, MSN Today's Geriatric Medicine Vol. 8 No. 1 P. 24 The evidence-based, low-cost, community-based fall risk screening and education class for adults aged 60 and older has been offered through the Pennsylvania Area Agencies on Aging

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What is Andropause?

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Andropause Isn't Menopause — But It's Real By Dudley S. Danoff, MD, FACS Today's Geriatric Medicine Vol. 8 No. 3 P. 14 Physicians must recognize which patients are good candidates for testosterone replacement therapy along with the associated risks and benefits of the treatment. Similar to what happens to women during menopause, testosterone levels

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