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Older Hospitalized Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease And Related Dementias Face Increased One-Year Costs

Researchers find increased one-year costs of $34,828 in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias patients

New research examines one-year health-care costs associated with delirium in older hospitalized patients with and without Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias that have not been examined previously. 

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Preliminary Research Finds That EEG and TMS-EEG Measures May Identify Individuals At Risk of Post-Operative Delirium

New research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society has presented preliminary experimental evidence that EEG and TMS–EEG measures of cerebral oscillatory activity and cortical plasticity might identify individuals at risk of post-operative delirium.  

Dr. Sharon K. Inouye Receives ACP Phillips Memorial Award for Outstanding Work in Clinical Medicine

Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MACP, Director of the Aging Brain Center at the Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, has received the John Phillips Memorial Award for Outstanding Work in Clinical Medicine from the American College of Physicians (ACP).  This award is the ACP’s highest honor and recognizes outstanding work in clinical medicine.

Dr. Marian T. Hannan Receives ACR Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Marian T. Hannan has received the American College of Rheumatology’s (ACR) Association of Rheumatology Professionals’ (ARP) Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to the advancement of rheumatology.

Successful Aging after Elective Surgery (SAGES) II Study Launched

Study launch and methods are reported in the paper published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Study finds TMS Treatment can be Effective for Older Adults

A new study published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience is the first to identify an optimal Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) treatment response for older adults.

Depression Linked to Consuming an Inflammatory Diet, Increasing Risk of Frailty

Middle-aged and older adults with depression may be more vulnerable to the effects of dietary inflammation on the development of frailty and other health issues.

Hebrew SeniorLife’s Dr. Alvaro Pascual-Leone Named Top 10 Neuroscientist by Research.com

Alvaro Pascual-Leone, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Director of the Deanna and Sidney Wolk Center for Memory Health and a Senior Scientist at the Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research at Hebrew SeniorLife, was ranked as the 10th most influential neuroscience researcher in the world, and 6th in the U.S., according to the first annual Ranking of Top 1,000 Scientists in the area of Neuroscienc

New Study Finds a Mediterranean-Style Diet May Reduce Likelihood of Frailty

Frailty occurs in 10-15% of the population but a new study, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that consuming a Mediterranean-style diet may prevent frailty. Changing their diet can help people prevent frailty.

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