Healthcare News & Insights

More doctors are needed to treat the elderly

Doctors who specialize in treating the elderly are in short supply. And this shortage is expected to get worse as 70 million baby boomers turn 65 by 2030. 

3 ways to introduce new technology to the elderly

The elderly and new technology may not always seem to get along, but in the medical world they have to. Technological advancements are happening every day and many deal with the elderly. In this guest post, Blake Marggraff, CEO of a company that offers interventions using automated phone calls or text messages to manage patients’ […] [MORE]

Hospital stays set off downward spiral in elderly’s mental acuity

No one likes hospital stays. Unfortunately, they’re often necessary to help people recover from ailments. Problem is a new study found hospital stays actually may start a downward spiral in elderly patients’ cognitive ability.