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Tips from Experts
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New Tip Sheet Available
How can you tell if an emergency room is senior-friendly? Read these ten tips to find out.more
AGS Issues a Second List
Of Five More Tests or Treatments Healthcare Providers and Patients Should Question and Discussmore
New Patient Materials
Two new tip sheets on managing diabetes and its complications are now available.more
A new narrated presentation will teach caregivers how to help older adults dealing with pain. Take a listen now!more
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Ask the Expert
Q: Is tube feeding better than hand feeding for older adults with dementia?
A: While tube feeding is designed to prevent aspiration pneumonia, studies have not shown that it does so. In contrast, some research suggests that carefully hand-fed patients may actually have fewer episodes of major aspiration than those fed by tube.