Judith Graham

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Name: Judith Graham
Date registered: August 14, 2012
URL: http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org

Latest posts

  1. Why So Many Older Americans Rate Their Health As Good Or Even Excellent — June 13, 2019
  2. A Doctor Speaks Out About Ageism In Medicine — May 30, 2019
  3. A Doctor Speaks Out About Ageism In Medicine — May 30, 2019
  4. How To Find And Use New Federal Ratings For Rehab Services At Nursing Homes — May 16, 2019
  5. Even Doctors Can’t Navigate Our ‘Broken Health Care System’ — May 2, 2019

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Why So Many Older Americans Rate Their Health As Good Or Even Excellent

As people advance in age, the expectations for what constitutes good health change. People focus on positive emotions and satisfaction with life, while physical ailments play a less important role.

A Doctor Speaks Out About Ageism In Medicine

A frank conversation with geriatrician and author Dr. Louise Aronson about medicine’s biased treatment of older adults and what needs to change.

A Doctor Speaks Out About Ageism In Medicine

A frank conversation with geriatrician and author Dr. Louise Aronson about medicine’s biased treatment of older adults and what needs to change.

How To Find And Use New Federal Ratings For Rehab Services At Nursing Homes

For the first time, the federal government is measuring the quality of rehab services in nursing homes for the millions of older adults who need post-hospitalization care.

Even Doctors Can’t Navigate Our ‘Broken Health Care System’

A physician’s frustration navigating a medical emergency with his elderly father reveals a complex, dysfunctional system.

Researchers Seek Sage Advice Of Elders On Aging Issues

The Bureau of Sages, a group of frail, older adults, gives feedback to researchers about what matters to older adults.

Making Smarter Decisions About Where To Recover After Hospitalization

Older adults — and their families — often find it challenging and stressful to find the best facility. And they often end up in the wrong spot, new research shows.

Listening To Older Patients Who Want To Stop Dialysis

Older adults with advanced kidney disease sometimes want to stop dialysis but often meet resistance from doctors, new research shows. We explore options available to these patients, including conservative care.

Seniors Aging In Place Turn To Devices And Helpers, But Unmet Needs Are Common

A new study examines how seniors with deteriorating strength and other physical functions deal with such challenges as taking a shower or getting dressed in the morning.

Frail Seniors Find Ways To Live Independently

A pilot program for frail low-income seniors provides much-needed help in dealing with “daily activities” and offers practical solutions.

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