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October 1, 2017
October 1, 2017
October 1, 2017
October 1, 2017

“Fantasia – noun – a thing that is composed of a mixture of different forms or styles”

October 1, 2017

The Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program funded by The John A. Hartford Foundation and Atlantic Philanthropies trains future leaders to influence healthcare policy, systems, and program development in aging. Following a rigorous residential training in Washington, DC, Fellows establish placements of up to 1 year in the executive, legislative...

September 23, 2017

To examine home care service-related and person-based factors associated with time to entry into permanent residential aged care.

September 21, 2017

Inflammation is key risk factor for several conditions in the elderly. However, the relationship between inflammation and frailty is still unclear. We investigated whether higher dietary inflammatory index (DII) scores were associated with higher incidence of frailty in a cohort of North Americans.

September 18, 2017

In response to a rising concern for multidrug resistance and Clostridium difficile infections, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS) will require all long-term care (LTC) facilities to establish an antibiotic stewardship program by November 2017. Thus far, limited evidence describes implementation of antibiotic stewardship in LTC...

September 16, 2017

To assess the validity and responsiveness of the FRAIL scale in middle-aged women, who are a group at high risk of developing frailty.