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April 2017

Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research in the Harvard Gazette

An article titled, "The Balance of Healthy Aging" was featured in today's Harvard Gazette promoting Marcus Institute’s mobility and falls research.

Limiting Patient Mobility in Hospitals May Do More Harm than Good

Despite hospitals’ best efforts, there is little proof that policies to inhibit patient mobility actually prevent falls and may actually increase the risk of serious side effects, according to Sharon K. Inouye, MD, MPH, Director of the Aging Brain Center at the Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife.