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Geriatrics Toolbox

Geriatrics Toolbox is our blog offering tools, resources, and insights into the care of older adults.

 

Revised Common Rule and its Effects on Informed Consent

How changes to the Common Rule slated to take effect in early 2018 might affect LTC research

 

Exercise is always a good New Year’s Resolution

The new year is a good time to consider the benefits of exercise, especially as it relates to aging and older adults.

 

Engaging Pharmacists to Support Caregivers

We know that family caregivers play a critical role in helping older adults with healthcare needs.

 

Frailty and the Elderly

Research has shown that frail individuals are at high risk for falls, disease complications, disability, reduced quality of life, and death.

 

Prescription Drug Use on the Rise in the U.S., Especially in Older Adults

Prescription medication use is on the rise, especially among older adults.

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