Hebrew SeniorLife News

  • 08/31/2017

    New Assessment Predicts Fracture Risk for Patients in Long-term Care
    BOSTON – Researchers from Hebrew SeniorLife’s Institute for Aging Research have developed and validated a new assessment to predict the risk of falls in long-term care patients. The study on the assessment titled “Fracture Risk Assessment in Long-term Care (FRAiL)” was... Read More
  • 08/22/2017

    Thoracic Kyphosis in those over 50 may not be a predictor of physical decline.
    BOSTON –- A recently published study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society has found that using CT scans to evaluate early signs of hyperkyphosis (extreme forward curvature of the upper spine) in people over age 50 does not help to identify those at risk of subsequent physical... Read More

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