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Latest Geriatrics News

ACA Tied to Narrowing of Disparities in Access to Care

The Affordable Care Act has reduced disparities in access to health care among black, Hispanic, and white adults, according to a January data brief released by the Commonwealth Fund.

Poll: Older Adults Frequently Use Online Physician Ratings

Older adults commonly use online ratings to choose a doctor, according to a report published online Jan. 6 based on the results of the University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging.

Palliative Care Reaching More Inpatients With Serious Illness

Inpatient palliative care teams are reaching a broader mix of patients earlier in the course of their illness, according to a study published online Dec. 6 in JAMA Network Open.

Use of Pain, Sleep Drugs Ups Risk of Frailty in the Elderly

Prescription pain and sleep drug use is significantly associated with increased incidence of frailty, according to a study published in the December issue of the Journal of the American Geriatric Society.