Geriatrics News

  • Shift to Intensive Caregiving Tied to Health Declines Becoming a caregiver for a spouse can be emotionally and physically depleting, and may lead to health declines in the caregiver, according to study from China.
  • Older Patients Advise How to Say: It's Time to Stop Cancer Screening When it's time to suggest to older patients that cancer screening is no longer appropriate, they'd rather not hear that they might not live long enough to benefit, a survey shows. Instead, they'd rather be told what guidelines say and be advised to focus on other health issues.

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