GAPNA discusses how making the most of Medicare’s annual wellness visits, preventing falls, and focusing on the 4Ms (what matters, medication, mentation, and mobility) can improve the quality of life of older adults.
GAPNA discusses how advanced practice practitioners are well-positioned to encourage healthy lifestyles among older adults, to include activities that help attain/maintain lean muscle mass, regardless of BMI, to reduce chronic pain and frailty.
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, that more than 60% of US adults were lonely; these numbers only increased during the pandemic. Clinicians should focus more time on the psychological and social factors of aging to improve the quality of life of the elderly.
Sherry A. Greenberg, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAANP, FAAN, discusses person-centered care for older adults, what makes a city age-friendly during the COVID-19 pandemic, and improving patient and caregiver outcomes at an integrated memory clinic.
Study authors evaluated influenza-vaccinated patients hospitalized with an influenza-like illness to identify characteristics associated with being at increased risk for hospitalization with influenza.