As senior population soars, hospitals’ emergency departments try to provide more care focused on older patients.
Karen Wadsack, 68, talks about losing her teeth while losing the battle over her Denti-Cal coverage.
Physicians anticipate the rate of diabetes among the elderly will increase sharply in the coming years. About 45 percent of all adults in California have pre-diabetes or undiagnosed diabetes.
Organizations are striving to tackle a growing and frequently unrecognized problem among seniors: loneliness and social isolation.
Old-fashioned home visits may be the key to prolonging seniors’ independence.