HCP – Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition that causes bones to become thin and porous, decreasing bone strength and leading to increased risk of a fracture. Focus should be on prevention of fragility fractures and their negative consequences. Osteoporosis can result in...

HCP – Cancers

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HCP – Medication Optimization

Medication Optimization, or optimizing drug therapy, is an essential part of caring for an older adult. The process of prescribing a medication is complex and includes: Deciding that a drug is indicated, choosing the best drug, determining a dose and schedule...

HCP – Skin & Wound Infections

Aging skin is more susceptible to skin infections and skin diseases due to the changes that take place as aging occurs. The epidermis (outermost layer of the skin) thins and the number of melanocytes (pigment-containing cells) decreases, resulting in thinner, more...

HCP – Sensory Issues

Age-related hearing loss can be caused by physical changes in the ear, the auditory nerve or in the ability of the brain to process sound. Sometimes all three might be involved. Age-related hearing loss (presbycusis) is the loss of hearing that gradually occurs in...