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Latest Geriatrics News

Older Adults Have Mixed Feelings About Telehealth Visits

Many older adults are not quite ready to embrace telehealth, according to a new National Poll on Healthy Aging conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs on behalf of the University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation.

Medicare Spends More Than $6 Billion on Secondary Fractures

Medicare could save billions of dollars if secondary fractures could be prevented with improved osteoporosis screening, according to a new National Osteoporosis Foundation report conducted by Milliman.

Oral Health Symptoms in Seniors Associated With Cognitive Decline

Among U.S. Chinese older adults, oral (teeth and gums) health symptoms are associated with a decline in cognitive function, according to a study published online Aug. 12 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals

The eventual elimination of chemical testing on mammals was announced Tuesday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.