News tagged with journal of the american geriatrics society

Lifestyles of the old and healthy defy expectations

People who live to 95 or older are no more virtuous than the rest of us in terms of their diet, exercise routine or smoking and drinking habits, according to researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

Aug 03, 2011
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Reducing avoidable rehospitalizations among seniors

The rehospitalization of senior patients within 30 days of discharge from a skilled nursing facility (SNF) has risen dramatically in recent years, at an estimated annual cost of more than $17 billion. A new study from Hebrew ...

Jun 13, 2011
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