Volume 22 - Issue 2 - February 2014 - ALTC

Volume
22
Issue 2
February 2014

FEATURES

Richard Stefanacci, DO, MGH, MBA, AGSF, CMD

Series Editor: Barney S. Spivack, MD, FACP, CMD

The CMS proposed making changes to the Medicare Advantage plans and the prescription drug benefit program. | Read More
Citation:

Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2014;22(2):38-39.

Ajay Gupta, MD1; Renee Pekmezaris, PhD2; Andrzej Kozikowski, PhD2; Nina Kohn, MBA, MA3; Gisele Wolf-Klein, MD1

Despite the prevalence and risks of osteoporotic fractures in men, research shows that men perceive osteoporosis to be a women’s disease. | Read More
Citation:

Gupta A, Pekmezaris R, Kozikowski A, Kohn N, Wolf-Klein G. Underrecognition of osteoporosis in men in the long-term care setting. Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2014;22(2):30-33.

Jennifer Dupont Frechette, MA1 • Marisa Ellen Marraccini, MA1

Series Editor: Liz Friedrich, PhD, RD, LDN  2

Specific nutrients in foods are easily accessible and work synergistically to help prevent cognitive diseases. | Read More
Citation:

Dupont Frechette J, Marraccini ME. Role of nutrition in the prevention of cognitive decline. Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2014;22(2):41-48.

COLUMNS

The AGS meeting starts May 14 with a pre-conference, followed by sessions scheduled from May 15 through 17. | Read More
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DEPARTMENTS

Gregg Warshaw, MD

Medical Editor

While many diseases encountered in older patients require prompt and ongoing treatment, there are measures that can optimize the overall health of these patients. | Read More
Citation:

Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2014;22(2):15.

President Signs Massive Spending Bill for Fiscal Year 2014 Medicare ACOs Cut Costs, But Bonuses Are Limited After Keeping Them Under Wraps for Decades, Medicare Will Release Physician Payment Data New Policy Calls for Patient-Centered Care for Those Getting Paid Care in Homes and Community Settings | Read More
Citation:

Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2014;22(2):18-19.

Heart Failure Drug Misses Study’s Composite Primary End Point but Reduces Heart Failure Hospitalizations Study Compares Replacing Versus Repairing Mitral Valves for Severe Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation STREAM Trial Compares Treatment Strategies for Cardiac Mortality | Read More
Citation:

Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging. 2014;22(2):20-21.