Complicated grief is an under-recognized problem in the elderly, but a specific treatment can help, a new study says.
The Pioneer Accountable Care Organization program is now down to 19 programs, out of an original 32, worrying those who have pushed for skilled nursing facilities to embrace the concept.
Xanthohumol, a flavonoid found in hops and beer, increased critical thinking skills in young mice but not in older ones, according to a new study.
A federal District Court in Louisiana has reversed a Medicare Appeals Council ruling over denials for rehabilitation claims, including one involving an assisted living resident.
The National Institutes of Health is releasing $10.1 million in supplemental funding for healthcare grant recipients to explore gender differences in their research. Men are overrepresented in studies, which can obscure findings, the NIH noted. This can be especially true of diseases affecting the elderly, such as cardiac disease.