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Big Hearted Stories!

Michigan Medicine's Geriatrics Center is seeking storytellers with true stories about the aging experience. Applications are available from November 2019-January 22, 2020. #5-15minutes #universityofmichigan-other #EducationalEvent #osherlifelonglearninginstitute-U-Michigan #HealthandWellness #Society #GeriatricMedicine #Aging

 11-22-2019 12:00 PM - 01-22-2020 12:00 PM ET


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Flu Vaccine for Nursing Home Staff and Residents

Michigan Medicine Professor Preeti Malani, researched support for policies that would require an influenza vaccine for people working and living in nursing homes. January 3, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #healthcare #GeriatricMedicine #vaccines #PreetiMalani ​​​​​​​​​​


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Older Adults' Perspectives on Medical Marijuana

Michigan Medicine Professor, Preeti Malani, researched how older adults feel about medical marijuana and their overall knowledge about medical marijuana. April 3, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #GeriatricMedicine #Marijuana #healthcare #PreetiMalani ​​​​​​​​​​


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Too Many Older Adults Readmitted to Hospitals with Same Infections They Took Home

Geoffrey Hoffman et al., Assistant Professor of Nursing, found that older adults admitted to the hospital due to infection are more likely to be readmitted for the same infection. October 23, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Society #healthcare #GeriatricMedicine #GeoffreyHoffman ​​​​​​​​​​


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Older Americans Don’t Get – Or Seek – Enough Help From Doctors and Pharmacists on Drug Costs, Poll Finds

Michigan Medicine Professor Preeti Malani explains why older adults do not get enough help with drug costs and how this problem could be solved. June 30, 2017. #5-15mins #Medicine #webarticle #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #healthcare #GeriatricMedicine #Pharmacy


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Medical Marijuana Gets Wary Welcome from Older Adults, Poll Shows

The U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation found that Americans ages 50-80 are reticent to consider medical marijuana use for chronic pain. April 3, 2018. #web-article #5-15mins #HealthandWellness #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #GeriatricMedicine #PublicHealth #Medicine #MedicalMarijuana #PreetiMalani ​​​​​​​​​​​ #KMJ ​


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Medicating Distress: Risky Sedative Prescriptions for Older Adults Vary Widely

U-M Geriatric Psychiatrist Donovan Maust and team discover alarmingly high rates of benzodiazepine prescriptions for elderly patients in the Southern region of the US and in economically disadvantaged counties, despite warnings given to physicians. October 17, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #webarticle #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #HealthandWellness #Society #GeriatricMedicine #Psychiatry #Pharmacy #Aging


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Half of Women Over 50 Experience Incontinence, but Most Haven’t Talked to a Doctor, U-M/AARP Poll Finds

U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation experts discuss the new findings from the National Poll on Healthy Aging, suggesting that more physicians should routinely ask their older female patients about incontinence issues they might have. November 1, 2018. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #Health/Wellness #Society #GeriatricMedicine #Urology #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Obstetrics and Gynecology #CarolynSwenson ...