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Music & Physical Activity Important Parts of ACTIVE AGING
Worldwide, one in three women and one in eight men over age 50 are affected by osteoporosis, a common cause of vertebral compression fractures (VCFs). Many VCFs go undiagnosed and untreated — often because people consider back pain a normal part of aging and don’t mention it to their doctors. But if you leave it untreated, you could be at risk for more injury and even death.
By Ahunna Freeman, PharmD, BCGP Hospitals now have “transition of care” teams whose primary duty is to ensure proper maintenance of health status following a discharge. These teams simplify discharge processes and help patients …