November 202222
Aortic Stenosis in Older Adults
Posted By : Melissa Ford

Numerous abnormalities of the aortic valve occur in different age groups. This edition of Elder Care will discuss degenerative calcific aortic stenosis, which is the most common form of aortic stenosis seen in older adults.…

November 202222
Medicare Annual Wellness Visit
Posted By : Melissa Ford

The Medicare Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) is a preventive health benefit for older adults. All beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Part B for 12 months are eligible for an initial Medicare Annual Wellness Visit followed by…

November 202218
Immunizations for Older Adults
Posted By : Melissa Ford

Immunizations for Older Adults. Vaccines are among the most successful public health interventions, saving millions of lives and preventing millions of disabilities. While most vaccines are targeted at children and young adults, there are five…

November 202217
Canes for Older Adults
Posted By : Melissa Ford

Canes for Older Adults. Another issue of Elder Care discusses the use of walkers as an ambulation aid. This edition will discuss canes, which are used by one in ten older adults. TIPS FOR RECOMMENDING…