Very often, elderly patients are prescribed a large and diverse set of medications to address multiple different health issues.
A new report from the Milken Institute highlights what features of urban life are important for the health of older citizens. It ranks US cities with respect to these criteria.
In my previous blog post, I described the work of the Mobile Team for the Elderly in Uppsala, Sweden, a municipality of two hundred thousand. In this blog post, I will discuss some of the tangible benefits of the Mobile Team to the municipality, to patients, and to patients' families.
The Mobile Emergency Team is a leading example of integrated eldercare. Healthcare professionals can learn from the organization in general, and from its leadership, and philosophy.
The Nobel Laureates of 2014 have come to Stockholm for a week full of events. This year, the topic of the dialogue was aging.