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Caring.com, a leading online destination for information about caring for aging loved ones, interviews Laurie Jacobs, M.D., regarding the top fears men and women have about aging. Dr Jacobs, a geriatrician, notes that a woman's fear about her appearance persists no matter her age and that men worry about impotence and loss of identity during retirement. Dr. Jacobs is director of the Jack and Pearl Resnick Gerontology Center. (Thursday, October 07, 2010)

 

USA Today interviews Laurie Jacobs, M.D., for an article detailing how an active lifestyle and positive attitude can help seniors stay resilient and promote healthy aging. She expresses concern that Baby Boomers may not be as prepared to weather the difficulties of aging as earlier generations. Dr. Jacobs is director of the Jack and Pearl Resnick Gerontology Center. (Tuesday, November 10, 2009)

 

Time interviews Laurie Jacobs, M.D., about the provision in the health-care-reform bill that would have Medicare reimburse doctors for counseling patients on end-of-life care every five years. Dr. Jacobs explains why end-of-life counseling is important, when it should start and how to talk to patients and families about planning for death. Dr. Jacobs is chief of the division of geriatrics. (Monday, August 17, 2009) read more...

 

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) interviews Laurie Jacobs, M.D., regarding a new study on the dangers of combination antithrombotic therapy – multiple prescriptions of aspirin, anticoagulants (blood thinners), or antiplatelets – to the elderly. Dr. Jacobs notes that while the study focuses on upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract bleeding, the major concern to doctors are the brain bleeds linked with antithrombotics. Dr. Jacobs is chief of the division of geriatrics. (Friday, August 14, 2009) read more...

 

The Washington Post quotes Dr. Laurie Jacobs and Dr. Debra Greenberg about a new government rating system for nursing homes. Dr. Jacobs is the director of the Resnick Gerontology Center and a professor of medicine. Dr. Greenberg is an instructor in geriatrics and a senior social worker. (Friday, December 19, 2008) read more...

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