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WHAT'S HOT

WHAT'S HOT is a newsletter with a focus on aging.

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WHAT'S HOT

What’s Hot Spotlight on OTC Sleep Aids and Sleep Health in Older Adults

This What’s Hot newsletter provides readers with snapshots of noteworthy research presented at key annual meetings and articles published in preeminent scholarly publications; the content includes information about the impact of poor sleep in older adults, treatment options for older adults who have sleep disturbances, and medication-taking behaviors of older adults.  The science, with a focus on aging, is accompanied by expert discussion and analysis of questions raised by the research.

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Previous Issues

WHAT'S HOT

What’s Hot in Immunizations Across the Aging Continuum—2013 Update

This special newsletter features snapshots of the latest research findings, key initiatives, campaigns and programs that are focused on improving adult immunization rates. It includes the most recent ACIP general immunization recommendations and the adult vaccination schedules.  This publication can be utilized to raise stakeholder awareness of relevant statistics, adult immunization rates, campaigns, programs and initiatives underway such as the National Vaccine Advisory Committee Pathway to Leadership for Adult Immunization, CDC Healthy Aging efforts, the Immunization Action Coalition, pharmacists’ immunization efforts, and many others.  Additionally, the publication highlights numerous state initiatives that are successfully advancing adult immunizations.

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WHAT'S HOT

What’s Hot in Immunosenescence: Implications for Patient Care

This special publication aims to ensure that researchers, practitioners, educators, and policy makers are aware of the latest research findings regarding immunosenescence and influenza vaccines and to provide a closer look into today’s most pressing aging issues.

This WHAT'S HOT newsletter provides readers with snapshots of noteworthy research presented at key annual meetings, articles published in preeminent scholarly publications, and includes vaccine effectiveness of influenza vaccines and the clinical data for how the high dose vaccine works in older adults.  The science, with a focus on aging, is accompanied by expert discussion and analysis of the additional questions raised by the research.   

We believe that this latest issue in our WHAT'S HOT series will assist you in better understanding the impact of immunosenescence on the 7,000 to 10,000 people turning 65 every day for the next 18 years that will be affected by the science of immunosenescence as they age. This publication was developed by GSA in collaboration with sanofi pasteur.

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WHAT'S HOT

What’s Hot in Pain Bioethics and Older Adults

This special publication aims to ensure that researchers, practitioners, educators, and policy makers are aware of the wide range of initiatives, events, and latest research findings related to ethical pain management in older adults.

This What’s Hot newsletter provides readers with snapshots of noteworthy research presented at key annual meetings, articles published in preeminent scholarly publications, and successful national stakeholder initiatives—including efforts developed in response to the Institute of Medicine report on Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education, and Research. The science, with a focus on aging, is accompanied by expert discussion and analysis of the additional questions raised by the research.   

We believe that this latest issue in our What’s Hot series will assist you in identifying and responding to ethical issues in the treatment of pain in older adults. This publication was developed by GSA and supported by an educational grant from Purdue Pharma L.P.

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WHAT'S HOT

What’s Hot in Immunizations Across the Aging Continuum

This newsletter features snapshots of the latest research findings, key initiatives, campaigns, and programs that are focused on improving adult immunization rates. This publication can be utilized to raise stakeholder awareness of relevant campaigns, programs, and initiatives underway, such as the National Vaccine Advisory Committee Pathway to Leadership for Adult Immunization, CDC Healthy Aging efforts, the Immunization Action Coalition, pharmacists’ immunization efforts, and many others. Additionally, the publication highlights relevant published cost effectiveness and cost savings data realized through adult immunizations.

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Pain Management in Older Adults

Based largely on presentation highlights from GSA’s 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting in November 2010, the current issue examines the impact of pain in older adults, strategies for managing pain and preserving function, and methods to improve the assessment and management of pain for residents in long-term care facilities, including those who have dementia. Support for this publication was provided by McNeill Consumer Healthcare.

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What's Hot previous issues

Minority Aging Research

The premiere issue dealt with two pressing societal concerns — the economic downturn and health care reform — from the perspective of older minority adults. Based on presentation highlights from GSA’s 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting in November 2009, the first installment of WHAT’S HOT covered topics such as the impact of the economic crisis on older workers’ health; the perceived prevalence of job discrimination among older workers; and health care utilization patterns among older Asian minorities. Support for this issue was provided by sanofi-aventis.

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