American Geriatrics Society

Type: Organization
Name: American Geriatrics Society
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

UPDATE: Train your doctors to treat you right

That would never fly on a building site, but that's the state of health care for most patients today. Despite working on the same project--you--physicians and other medical professionals across different offices don't often communicate about shared patients. ... [Published Morningstar.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

More on Sleeping Pills and Older Adults

(New York Times) – In 2013, the American Geriatrics Society put sedative-hypnotics on its first Choosing Wisely campaign list of “Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question,” citing heightened fall and fracture risks and automobile...Related ... [Published BioPortfolio - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Sunday: Six seconds of exercise 'can transform health'

Short six-second bursts of vigorous exercise have the potential to transform the health of elderly people, say researchers in Scotland.A pilot study involving 12 pensioners showed going all-out in very short bursts, reduced blood pressure and improved ... [Published BBC - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Short-burst exercise may improve elderly health

New research undertaken in Scotland has revealed that high intensity training (HIT), which consists of short six-second bursts of vigorous exercise, may benefit the elderly .The pilot study involving 12 pensioners showed that maximum-intensity exercise ... [Published Nursing In Practice - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

How Two Minutes of Exercise Could Keep You Healthy in Old Age

In recent years scientists have realized the benefits of short bursts of intense exercise, and a new study shows that if elderly people adopt this principle and exercise intensely for just two minutes a week, they could see significant benefits.The research, ... [Published Care2 - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

New Report Finds Home-Based Primary Care Leads to Lower Medicare Costs

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report published in The Journal of American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) underscores the value of home healthcare for America's aging seniors and the Medicare program, said home health leaders from ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 6 reports

High intensity training great for elderly fitness

Six second bursts of fast paced, vigorous exercise have the potential to significantly improve the health of the elderly, according to a study.A pilot study tracked the health of 12 elderly subjects as they underwent a High Intensity Training (HIT) exercise ... [Published Diet.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

6 Seconds That Can Transform Health

Short, intense workouts — involving as little as six-second bursts of vigorous exercise — have the potential to transform the health of seniors, say researchers in Scotland. A pilot study involving 12 seniors found going all-out in very short bursts reduced ... [Published NewsMax.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Could high intensity workouts be the answer to ageing population issues?

BY Jak Phillips One of the first studies into the effects of high intensity interval training (HIIT) on elderly people has thrown up results suggesting six seconds bursts of exercise could have a significant impact on their health.With health services ... [Published Leisure Opportunities - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 4 reports

Two minutes exercise a week can beat ageing

British experts say a quick blast of activity staves off the ravages of time and makes for a fit and healthy old age.People aged over 60 in a trial group transformed their lives by cutting blood pressure and improving performance in everyday tasks.Exercising ... [Published Daily Express - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

UB chief of geriatrics has been named a fellow of the American Geriatrics Society

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Bruce R. Troen, MD, University at Buffalo professor in the Department of Medicine and chief of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, has been named a fellow of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS).Fellowship status is awarded ... [Published Noodls - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Vitamin D Megadoses Beneficial and Safe for Elderly: Study

High doses of vitamin D are safe for older people, according to new research that challenges the conclusions past studies that have suggested mega-doses of the vitamin pose a risk.The findings, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society ... [Published NewsMax.com - Jul 24 2014]

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...on the same project--you--physicians and other medical professionals across different offices don't often communicate about shared patients. "You almost don't have a general contractor to look over the whole thing" said Jennie Chin Hansen, CEO of the American Geriatrics Society
"They were not exceptionally fast, but for someone of that age they were" researcher Dr John Babraj said

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UPDATE: Train your doctors to treat you right [Published Morningstar.com - 9 hours ago]
More on Sleeping Pills and Older Adults [Published BioPortfolio - 16 hours ago]
Sunday: Six seconds of exercise 'can transform ... [Published BBC - 17 hours ago]
Improving Care for Frail Older Adults: An Inter... [Published Institute for Healthcare Improvement - 20 hours ago]
Short-burst exercise may improve elderly health [Published Nursing In Practice - Jul 29 2014]
Spare 6 Seconds To Stay Young In Old Age [Published Medical Daily - Jul 29 2014]
How Two Minutes of Exercise Could Keep You Heal... [Published Care2 - Jul 29 2014]
New Report Finds Home-Based Primary Care Leads ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Jul 29 2014]
High intensity training great for elderly fitness [Published Diet.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
6 Seconds That Can Transform Health [Published NewsMax.com - Jul 28 2014]
High-intensity exercise 'could work for elderly' [Published NetDoctor.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
Could high intensity workouts be the answer to ... [Published Leisure Opportunities - Jul 28 2014]
OAPs get up and go with high-intensity training [Published BioDundee - Jul 28 2014]
Short bursts of exercise can transform health o... [Published Total Health - Jul 28 2014]
Older people can boost their health by doing sh... [Published Care Home - Jul 28 2014]
2 min of intense exercise helps elderly stay he... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 28 2014]
Six Seconds of Exercise 'Can Transform Health':... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 28 2014]
Two minutes exercise a week can beat ageing [Published Daily Express - Jul 28 2014]
How one-minute bursts of exercise can boost hea... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 28 2014]
Six Seconds of Exercise 'Can Transform Your Hea... [Published Space View Times - Jul 27 2014]
Six seconds 'can transform health' [Published BBC - Jul 27 2014]
UB chief of geriatrics has been named a fellow ... [Published Noodls - Jul 26 2014]
Vitamin D Megadoses Beneficial and Safe for Eld... [Published NewsMax.com - Jul 24 2014]
News Americas Good teeth could be a longevity m... [Published Dental Tribune - Jul 24 2014]
Coping with summer heat hazards [Published Times Union - Jul 23 2014]
HMC Physician Awarded R. Kirk Seaton Memorial A... [Published Hospital Newspaper - Jul 22 2014]
Nutley Physician Practice Joins Barnabas Health... [Published New Jersey Online - Jul 22 2014]
7/21/2014 Should Doctors Use Feeding Tubes in A... [Published Neurology Today - Jul 21 2014]
Make End-of-Life Decisions in Advance to Help Y... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 19 2014]
Holland Home expanding residential facilities a... [Published Grand Rapids Business Journal - Jul 19 2014]
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New Report Finds Home-Based Primary Care Leads ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Jul 29 2014]
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report published in The Journal of American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) underscores the value of home healthcare for America's aging seniors and the Medicare program, said home health leaders from ...
New roles and routes on WIHI [Published Not Running a Hospital - Jun 18 2014]
Madge Kaplan writes:The next WIHI broadcast —  New Roles, New Routes for Managing Populations  — will take place on Thursday, June 19, from 2 to 3 PM ET , and I hope you'll tune in.Our guests will include: Trissa Torres, MD, MSPH, FACPM, Senior Vice ...
Study: Sleeping less than 5 hours, or more than... [Published SharpBrains - May 07 2014]
Too little sleep, and too much, affect memory (Harvard Health Blog): “A group of women taking part in the Nurses’ Health Study were asked about their sleep habits in 1986 and 2000, and were interviewed about memory and thinking skills three times ...
Study Examines Vitamin D Deficiency And Cogniti... [Published Scientific Blogging - Apr 16 2014]
WINSTON-SALEM – April 15, 2014 – Vitamin D deficiency and cognitive impairment are common in older adults, but there isn't a lot of conclusive research into whether there's a relationship between the two. A new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical ...
Red Meat Helps Prevent Functional Decline In Th... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - Mar 11 2014]
A new study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that a diet high in animal protein - meat - may helped elderly individuals function at higher levels physically. read more ...
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