• Department of Justice Launches 10 Regional Elder Justice Task Forces

    April 08, 2016

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Wednesday, March 30, 2016

    Department of Justice Launches 10 Regional Elder Justice Task Forces

     

    Today, the Department of Justice announced the launch of 10 regional Elder Justice Task Forces.  These teams will bring together federal, state and local prosecutors, law enforcement, and agencies that provide services to the elderly, to coordinate and enhance efforts to pursue ...

  • Detecting and Treating Suicide Ideation in all Settings

    March 08, 2016

    A complimentary publication of The Joint Commission
    Issue 56, February 24, 2016

     

    Detecting and treating suicide ideation in all settings

    The rate of suicide is increasing in America. Now the 10th leading cause of death, suicide claims more lives than traffic accidents and more than twice as many as homicides. At the point of care, providers often do not ...

  • ADA presents guidance on managing diabetes in older adults in long-term care facilities

    February 22, 2016

    Offers practical strategies for managing the unique needs of this population

    JOSLIN DIABETES CENTER

    BOSTON - (February 2, 2016) - The care of adults over age 65 with type 2 diabetes is a growing concern: the prevalence of diabetes is highest in this age group and is expected to grow as the U.S. population ages, with many needing care at ...

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