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Meeting the Needs of Older Adults

More on meeting the needs of older adults and preparing for the graying of the world here.

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The notion that vitamin D deficiency is associated with a substantially increased risk of all-cause dementia and Alzheimer disease was confirmed by the results of the largest study of its kind.

Therapeutic lying, a concept that is currently seeping into the medical literature, is the practice of deliberately deceiving patients for reasons considered in their best interest.

Vascular surgeons, internists, and neurologists all exist—but why aren’t there any vascular psychiatrists? There certainly is a need.

Here: an update on the current state of CSF fluid-borne markers for Alzheimer disease and what they may portend.

Placing black floor mats in front of exits to deter demented nursing home residents from dangerous wandering may pose ethical questions.

In the news: stroke prevention, heart disease and women, migraine and depression, cholinesterase inhibitors and dementia, multivitamins and cataract risk.

Some interesting take home-points for your practice from recent studies and surveys: learn the details in this 5 question quiz.

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