The results of a Seattle study of how a retirement living facility averted a COVID-19 outbreak have implications for public health practice.
Older people are at higher risk of getting severe illness from coronavirus.
UW Medicine-led study highlights care providers' need to manage multiple symptoms among older adults.
Pharmacists and physicians want to see if reducing older patients' use of certain medications can reduce falls.
UW's family-medicine residents have weekly access to guidance on managing elder patients' conditions.
Researchers studying the biology of aging (geroscience) briefly treated middle-age mice with the drug rapamycin to gauge the long-term effects of short-term therapy on health and longevity.
Researchers studying the science of aging cringe at the terms 'anti-aging' and 'Fountain of Youth'.
People live longer with chronic illnesses these days, using medication to manage conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes.
Doctors are questioning whether half the population over age 70 truly have serious kidney disease.