January 24, 2012
Human Capital Blog
The National Institute on Aging, the National Institutes of Health Pain Consortium and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration held panel discussions in 2010 to identify strategies for promoting safe pharmacological management of pain in older people. ...
August 29, 2011
RWJF Executive Nurse Fellow Alum Keela Herr is exploring ways to ensure research she and others conducted is put into practice, so fewer seniors will suffer.
June 1, 2004
Though many older people have disabling, chronic pain, most pain studies have focused on younger individuals. In 2001 and 2002, the authors conducted a telephone survey of older people who had chronic pain not due to cancer. Participants were 245 pa ...
December 1, 2003
The aim of this study was to determine whether the presence of depressive symptoms is an independent risk factor for disabling back pain in older persons.
December 7, 2011
The San Francisco partnership created the first-ever plan to improve community-based aging services. A coordinating council reporting to the mayor guided implementation, including bringing aging services into public housing and influencing policy.
May 25, 2009
Archives study underscores need for quality metrics to measure overuse of care.
May 15, 2008
Program Result Report
If anything defines the transformation created by the palliative care initiative at the Pines it is the shift in the way staff members view their role in caring for patients, and the results of their greater involvement.