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Older Americans Month Spotlight: Dr. Sharon A. Brangman, a Champion for Older Adults

Health Foundation of Western & Central New York, May 21, 2021

To mark Older Americans Month, we are highlighting those in our community who are champions for improving the care and well-being of older adults; champions like Dr. Sharon Brangman. Read more...

Syracuse Alzheimer's patients can test experimental drug

syracuse.com, September 12, 2019

SYRACUSE, NY – Upstate Medical University is seeking Alzheimer's patients to test an experimental drug that may slow the progressive disease that causes dementia. Read more...

Upstate is part of national trial evaluating drug to slow Alzheimer's disease

Upstate News, September 12, 2019

Upstate Medical University is now screening participants in a new, national Alzheimer’s disease (AD) clinical research study evaluating the potential benefits of an investigational medicine for people with mild-to-moderate AD. Read more...

'Well, that was a weird moment' and other signs of dementia family members should watch for

Washington Post, July 13, 2019

Julie Staple was a child when her dad, Mark Womack, began exhibiting odd behavior. Read more...

Many Americans Will Need Long-Term Care. Most Won't be Able to Afford It.

New York Times, May 10, 2019

A decade from now, most middle-income seniors will not be able to pay the rising costs of independent or assisted living. Read more...

New study shows alarming statistics on Alzheimer's disease

Syracuse, NY (WSYR-TV), March 12, 2019

Alarming numbers came out of the latest report from the Alzheimer's Association on Tuesday. Read more...

Changing ‘the Tragedy Narrative’

Washington Post, February 21 2019

Why a growing camp is promoting a more joyful approach to Alzheimer’s. Read more...

Study Offers Hint of Hope for Staving Off Dementia in Some People

New York Times, January 28, 2019

People who received intensive treatment for hypertension were less likely to develop minor cognitive problems than those receiving standard treatment. Read more...

The Unsung Role of the Pharmacist in Patient Health

New York Times, by Aaron E. Carroll, January 28, 2019

The unsung role of the pharmacist in patient health Read more...

Why geriatric medicine has become an individual department

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Elder care the focus of new department at Upstate University Hospital

WRVO Public Media, by Ellen Abbott

Starting this month, geriatrics becomes its own clinical department at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse. The change reflects a societal change with more and more older people needing specific attention. Read more...

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