Welcome to Aging Hearts!
This is an informational site for the emerging discipline of Geriatric Cardiology. Our objective is to provide a central place for geriatricians, cardiologists, and other healthcare professionals as well as patients and their caregivers to learn more about Geriatric Cardiology. We feature relevant scholarly articles, media coverage, information on clinical programs, and monthly blog posts by leaders in the field.
We hope you enjoy your stay on our site and gain new insights into the field of Geriatric Cardiology!
This Month’s Blog Features:
Over the years, we as a society have implemented countless of impressive changes to becoming more culturally inclusive in the way we speak and act so as to be sensitive to all backgrounds. Yet one subgroup that has been consistently overlooked are the ones we label as “seniors.”
Dr. Krishnaswami’s blog post addresses terms like this, and how we as a community can help older adults feel less outcast-ed due to their age and more motivated to be a part of this battle that we together face against “ageism.”
“STAYING HEALTHY”: Healthy Tips for Older Adults by CardioSmart, LLC
Click on this adorable infographic for a close-up of how older adults with heart disease can better their lifestyles by just following these simple steps!
Additionally, visit CardioSmart’s website to learn more about Geriatric Cardiology and how with it, you can better understand the etiology of your disease and what further steps you can take to manage it.
NYU Langone Health Faculty Member, Dr. Adam Skolnick, gets featured on F1000’s Twitter Page!
Dr. Adam Skolnick, cardiologist at NYU Langone Health and our frequent guest blogger, gets featured on F1000 Prime for his review article on “Primary Statin Prevention with Statins in the Elderly.” Check out the link to visit the review article on their Twitter page!