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Persistent Pain in Seniors Linked to Decline in Physical Function

However, those with persistent pain were no more likely to experience cognitive decline

Poor Sleep Tied to Urinary, Prostate Symptoms

Association especially strong among the elderly male population

2000 to 2020 Saw Increase in Drug Overdose Death Rates in Seniors

For men aged 65 to 74 and 75 years or older, drug overdose death rates were higher for non-Hispanic Black men

For Older Adults, Loneliness Ups Mortality After Nonelective Surgery

No increase seen in odds of death at 30 days in association with loneliness for older adults undergoing elective surgery

Atrial Fibrillation Screening Program Cost-Effective in Elderly

Program was cost-effective in 99.2 percent of simulations, cost-saving in 92.7 percent of simulations

Symptom Burden Increases in Year Before Dialysis Initiation

Among older adults, symptom number and burden stabilized and decreased in the year after dialysis

SNAP Use Linked to Slower Decline in Memory for Older Adults

SNAP users had about two fewer years of cognitive aging than nonusers during a 10-year period

2000 to 2016 Saw Decline in Dementia in U.S. Older Adults

Education found to be an important statistical factor contributing to the reduction in dementia

Frailty-Related Fracture Risk Higher for Seniors With Cancer History

Cancer survivors who received chemotherapy more likely to have fracture; link stronger within five years of diagnosis

Older Adults With Poor-Prognosis Cancers Commonly Have Preexisting Conditions

These preexisting conditions impact functional impairment, mobility, falls