Journal Of The American Geriatric Society

Sleep disturbance patterns might predict long-term care facility placement, study reveals

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Older women with disturbed and fragmented sleep were three times more likely to be placed in a long-term care facility than elderly women with healthier sleep patterns, new research finds.

A shortage of geriatric specialists is looming, study says

A shortage of geriatric specialists is looming, study says

The United States is expected to face a shortage of geriatricians over the next two decades, just as the proportion of older adults is expected to surge, new research details.