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November 30, 2022
MEMBERS ONLY CONTENT Login or Join AMDA always seeks to target the issues of greatest interest to members and help them address the challenges they face every day. Toward that end, Caring for the Ages will feature a special issue next year on...
JAMDA
November 25, 2022
The purpose of this study is to expand on previous work testing the relationship between person-centered care (PCC) and quality outcomes in the nursing home (NH) setting. We explore if the Preferences for Everyday Living Inventory (PELI)...
JAMDA
November 25, 2022
Approximately 2% of older adults currently live in nursing homes. It is important that the risks for vision loss be characterized to ensure appropriate vision care is provided for nursing home patients. Our objective was to evaluate the association...
JAMDA
November 24, 2022
To compare opioid use patterns among Veterans who were discharged to a skilled care facility vs home after orthopedic surgery at a VA hospital.
JAMDA
November 23, 2022
Using the Asian Working Group for Sarcopenia (AWGS2019) and the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP2) criteria, this study examined associations of sarcopenia and its components with specific domains of cognitive impairment...
JAMDA
November 22, 2022
We examined the impact of loss of skeletal muscle mass in post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 (PASC) infection, hospital readmission rate, self-perception of health, and health care costs in a cohort of COVID-19 survivors.
JAMDA
November 21, 2022
The Asian Working Group for Sarcopenia (AWGS) 2019 recommends different measurement protocols for handgrip strength (HGS). We aimed to explore (1) whether these protocols induce a significant difference in HGS; (2) whether these differences be...
JAMDA
November 21, 2022
To examine the association between cognitive frailty and the risk of future falls among older adults.
Policy Snapshot
November 18, 2022
Last week, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report, “Long-Term Trends of Psychotropic Drug Use in Nursing Homes.” The OIG found that from 2011 through 2019, about 80 percent of Medicare's long-stay nursing home residents were...
Policy Snapshot
November 18, 2022
In compliance with Section 2003 of the SUPPORT Act, providers must transmit prescriptions for controlled substances electronically for Medicare Part D beneficiaries beginning January 1, 2023. Section 2003 of the SUPPORT Act mandates that a health-...