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01.09.2022 | Invited Commentary

The 4 M’s: What Every Specialist Should Know

Providing individualized care to older adults hinges on understanding their goals. The “Four M’s” - ?What matters most, medication, mentation and mobility - provides a framework for understanding an individual’s health care goals. “What matters …

04.08.2022 | Cardiovascular Disease in the Elderly (M Chen, Section Editor)

An Approach to Cardiac Syncope in the Elderly Patient

Syncope is defined as an abrupt, complete loss of consciousness and postural tone due to transient cerebral hypoperfusion that is followed by rapid and spontaneous recovery [ 1 ]. It is estimated that cardiac causes of syncope account for …

26.11.2019 | Geriatric Psychiatry (S Lehmann, Section Editor)

Synthetic Review of Financial Capacity in Cognitive Disorders: Foundations, Interventions, and Innovations

In 2014, 14.5% (46.3 million) of the US population was aged older than 65 years and by 2030 all individuals of the Baby Boomer generation will be of retirement age accounting for one in five Americans [ 1 ]. By 2040, older adults will outnumber …

11.11.2019 | Nursing (R D’Aoust, Section Editor)

Caring for the Older Person Who Is Diagnosed with Cancer: a Toolbox for the Geriatric Nurse

Age increases the probably of a diagnosis of cancer [ 1 ]. The mean age at which a diagnosis of cancer is made in the USA is 66 years with a range of 65 to 74 years [ 1 ]. Geriatric syndromes [ 2 ••], malignant and non-malignant comorbidities [ 3 …

22.10.2019 | Nursing (R D’Aoust, Section Editor)

Insomnia in Older Adults

Insomnia is one of the most common sleep disorders in older adults. It is defined as complaints of difficulty initiating sleep, difficulty maintaining sleep, or early morning awakenings with the inability to return to sleep in the presence of …

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Current Geriatrics Reports provides in-depth review articles contributed by international experts on the most significant developments in the field. By presenting clear, insightful, balanced reviews that emphasize recently published papers of major importance, the journal serves all those involved in the care, treatment, and study of patients adversely affected by the spectrum of age-related conditions.

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