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May 11, 2016

IU Center for Aging Research founding director honored by American Geriatrics Society

INDIANAPOLIS -- Christopher Callahan, M.D., the founding director of the Indiana University Center for Aging Research, a Regenst…

May 6, 2016

Study finds hospice use does not increase long stay nursing home decedents' care costs

INDIANAPOLIS -- Use of hospice services does not increase care costs in the last six months of life for long-stay nursing homes …

April 21, 2016

Regenstrief, IU study finds machine learning as good as humans' in cancer surveillance

INDIANAPOLIS -- Machine learning has come of age in public health reporting according to researchers from the Regenstrief Instit…

April 19, 2016

Half of long-stay nursing home residents go to hospital ED regardless of cognitive status

INDIANAPOLIS -- A new study from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and the Regenstrief Institute has found that a…

April 12, 2016

Strategies and milestones for Alzheimer's patient and caregiver support outlined

INDIANAPOLIS -- The National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA) was signed into law in 2011. Over the past five years milestones ha…

April 7, 2016

New low-cost workforce extends primary care to homes of older adults

INDIANAPOLIS -- A new study from the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Regenstrief Institute has found that person-c…

March 31, 2016

The right stuff? Hospital readmission penalties approaching for nursing home patients

INDIANAPOLIS -- A significant number of older adults are not ready to go home when they leave the hospital. About one-fifth are …

March 28, 2016

Improving care for nursing home residents: CMS ups support of OPTIMISTIC to $30.3 million

INDIANAPOLIS -- With the announcement of an additional $16.9 million for a total of more than $30 million of Centers for Medicar…