Vanderbilt's eight newest endowed chair holders were recognized by interm Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente, deans, colleagues, family members and donors Sept. 16 at the Vanderbilt Student Life Center.
Update on Shed-MEDS, The Largest Geriatric Deprescribing Intervention Trial To Date
Shed-MEDS is a randomized, controlled trial aiming to enroll 1,300 patients. Adjusting for expected mortality, the trial will compare outcomes between deprescribed and control cohorts.
Nashville Public Television periodically hosts town hall style conversations on the issues facing Middle Tennessee communities. Host LaTonya Turner moderates the discussion between experts and residents of the region.
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Reducing antipsychotic medicine use in nursing homes: A qualitative study of nursing staff perceptions
Many older adults with dementia do not eat and drink a sufficient amount to maintain a healthy weight. Dr. Sandra Simmons joined the Boomers, Elders, and More Lunchtime Series to describe specific strategies care providers can use to promote nutritional health for their loved ones. To view her PowerPoint slides, click here.
Nashville Public Television's Aging Matters
As part of NPT's Aging Matter Series, Dr. Sandra Simmons of the Center for Quality Aging was interviewed for the special titled "Living with Alzheimer's and Dementia." More information is available at wnpt.org/agingmatters or via NPT's Facebook page. See the excerpt below: