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30-day ER revisit predicts poor outcomes in elderly

(HealthDay)—A revisit to the emergency department within 30 days of a previous visit predicts poor outcomes in elderly adults, according to a study published online Feb. 28 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

Mar 08, 2018
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How common is food insecurity among older adults?

Social issues such as hunger, inadequate housing, social isolation, and poverty are linked to poor health, especially as we age. When community organizations and healthcare systems coordinate with each other, they are better ...

Mar 08, 2018
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