Articles tagged with 'Aging' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Aging)

2021
May
24,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Osteoporosis, often synonymous with aging, is a silent disease that targets anyone regardless of age and gender.According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, an estimated 10 million people in the United States have osteoporosis, a disease that c...
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2020
November
12,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Older adults who joined group exercise classes experienced decreased loneliness and social isolation, according to a new Cedars-Sinai study conducted before the COVID-19 pandemic. The classes have continued virtually since March, and early results su...
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November
06,
2020
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Following an extensive national search, Cedars-Sinai has appointed Zaldy Tan, MD, as the medical director of the Jona Goldrich Center for Alzheimer's and Memory Disorders and director of the memory and aging program. Tan is an experienced memory and ...
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July
23,
2020
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
People age 80 and older account for 19% of patients at Cedars-Sinai, a figure that is expected to increase in the coming years as the general U.S. population ages. The proportion of these patients who are low-income also is growing.Nurse scientists f...
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July
07,
2020
| 09:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
Shortly after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, more than 450 older adults learned their weekly exercise classes offered through the Cedars-Sinai Geriatrics Program were on hold. But under the quick-thinking direction of geriatrician Allison Moser Ma...
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May
17,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
With the pandemic disrupting our everyday lives, routine errands have become challenging for seniors and others who run a high risk of developing a serious COVID-19 infection. But there's one routine they should not let lapse: refilling medications."...
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April
06,
2020
| 14:36 PM America/Los_Angeles
For the past two years, more than 450 elderly adults have gathered weekly for Leveraging Exercise to Age in Place, or LEAP, classes led by the Cedars-Sinai Geriatrics Program. But with recent mandates for the nation to practice social distancing -- a...
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January
15,
2020
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
New research from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai showed for the first time that women's blood vessels – including both large and small arteries – age at a faster rate than men's. The findings, published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Cardio...
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2019
November
26,
2019
| 06:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
The holidays are supposed to be a time for celebration and togetherness, but they can be tough on older adults who run a high risk of being socially isolated.Social isolation can be easily overlooked as a health concern even though it can have the sa...
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September
23,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
With more than a quarter of seniors in the U.S. falling each year, many risk breaking a brittle bone, according to the National Council on Aging, which today is marking Falls Prevention Awareness Day. And often, seniors don't realize why they are at ...
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June
18,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Melinda Goldrich and Andrea Goldrich Cayton have donated $10 million in honor of their late father, Holocaust survivor and prominent Los Angeles real estate developer Jona Goldrich, Cedars-Sinai announced today. The gift will establish the Jona Goldr...
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March
06,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Zab Mosenifar, MD, professor and executive vice chair of the Department of Medicine, is a man of routines. He has spent his entire career at Cedars-Sinai, lived in the same house for 39 years and runs every day—rain or shine, without fail or exceptio...
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2018
December
20,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
In the midst of wrapping presents, stuffing stockings and shopping for family holiday dinners, hosts also need to make sure their home is safe for elderly guests. A Cedars-Sinai doctor offers safety reminders to help you prepare for these elderly vis...
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August
06,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
At a recent workout in Los Angeles, twenty shadow boxers throw their fists in the air, shouting and counting their punches.But unlike most gym classes in the youth-obsessed city, everyone in this room is over 65 years old.In partnership with Jewish F...
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May
22,
2018
| 12:33 PM America/Los_Angeles
More than 200 people received important free screenings from Cedars-Sinai health professionals at the 17th annual Healthy Seniors Fair at Plummer Park in West Hollywood.The attendees, many of them Russian immigrants from the surrounding neighborhood,...
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2017
December
12,
2017
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The holidays are supposed to be a happy time of year, but many isolated seniors often are left feeling lonely, which can be harmful to their health.Loneliness is linked to serious medical conditions, including Alzheimer's disease, stroke and heart di...
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September
15,
2017
| 06:08 AM America/Los_Angeles
Every year, millions of senior citizens fall — threatening their health, independence and even their lives. Fall injuries also rack up $31 billion annually in medical expenses, which is expected to rise as 10,000 people in the U.S. turn 65 every day....
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