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Alcohol and Falls

Defines problem alcohol use and its relationship to falls.

Canes

Explains the proper fit and use of a cane.

Caregiver Respite

Explains the types of respite and how to find services.

Caregiver Stress

Describes the signs of caregiver stress and provides tips to manage it.

Caring for LGBT Older Adults

Explains how to provide good care for LGTB older adults

Changes with Aging

Describes common changes with aging that are not caused by illness.

Choosing Long-Term Care

Describes how to assess the quality and fit of a long-term care facility.

Communicating with First Responders

Provides tips to help first responders provide better care

Dementia - Assessing Pain

Describes the signs of pain at different stages of dementia.

Dementia - Behaviors

Describes the common behaviors of people with dementia, and how to address challenging behaviors.

Dementia - Communicating with Persons with Dementia

Provides tips to improve communication with persons with dementia.

Dementia - Depression in Alzheimers Disease

Describes the signs of depression in people with dementia, and how to help

Dementia - Different Cultures and Ethnic Groups

Describes the different beliefs about dementia in different cultures, and how these influence diagnosis and care.

Dementia - Disabilities

Describes the risks and signs of dementia for those who have a developmental disability, and how to provide support to these persons.

Dementia - Driving

Describes the signs of unsafe driving and provides tips to stop unsafe driving.

Dementia - Drugs for Memory Loss

Defines the available prescription drugs for dementia and their side effects.

Dementia - Eating and Drinking

Provides information and tips about healthy eating and drinking for persons with dementia.

Dementia - Exercise

Describes the benefits and types of exercise to do with persons with dementia.

Dementia - Guardians and Conservators

Defines the roles and responsibilities of guardians and conservators for older adults who can no longer make their own decisions.

Dementia - Helping Children Understand Dementia

Provides tips on when and how to tell children about dementia

Dementia - Home Safety Issues Part 1: Dementia & Falls

Describes how to prevent falls in persons with dementia.

Dementia - Home Safety Issues Part 2: Dementia & Fire Safety

Describes the common causes of fires in the homes of persons with dementia and provides tips to prevent fires.

Dementia - Home Safety Issues Part 3: Dementia & Guns

Describes how dementia can affect gun safety and provides tips to improve home safety.

Dementia - Honoring Last Wishes in Persons with Dementia

Describes the documents and conversations to have early in a dementia diagnosis to make sure the person

Dementia - How to Give Medication to Someone with Dementia

Provides tips to make sure a person with dementia is taking the right medicines in the right ways.

Dementia - Infections

Describes the common infections for those with dementia

Dementia - Losing Control of Urine

Describes tips to prevent loss of urine in persons with dementia.

Dementia - Lowering the Risk of Alzheimer

Provides tips for health behaviors that can help lower the chances of Alzheimer

Dementia - Managing Health Insurance

Provides tips for dealing with someone else

Dementia - Not All Dementia is Alzheimers Disease

Describes the differences between Alzheimer

Dementia - Participating in Alzheimers Research

Describes the risks and benefits of participating in research for Alzheimer

Dementia - Personal Care

Provides tips on how to help persons with dementia with personal care at different stages of the disease.

Dementia - Spirituality

Explains the benefits of spirituality for some persons with dementia

Dementia - Telling Others About Dementia

Provides tips on when and how to tell others about a dementia diagnosis.

Dementia - Testing for Dementia

Describes the process of testing for dementia.

Dementia - Unmet Needs

Provides tips for managing behaviors in persons living with dementia.

Dementia - Wandering

Describes signs that a person with dementia is wandering and tips to prevent it.

Dementia - What is Dementia?

Describes dementia, its warning signs and changes that can reduce risk.

Dementia - When May it Be Time to Stop Treatment?

Describes some choices in treatment decisions for persons with dementia.

Discharge Journey: from Hospital to Home

Provides a list of information to know before going home from a hospital or long-term care facility.

Elder Abuse

Provides information on the types and warning signs of abuse, and tips to prevent it.

End of Life Care

Describes hospice care, and defines important conversations and documents to have before end of life care is needed.

Falls

Provides tips to prevent falls in older adults.

Family Medical Leave Act

Describes how this law can protect workers who need time off for caregiving

Food Safety and Nutrition

Discusses changes in hunger and eating in older adults, and provides tips for safe and healthy eating.

Gardening

Describes the benefits of gardening and how to make adaptations for older adults

Grief and Loss

Provides tips to help older adults to cope with grief and loss.

Health Information Privacy Rules - HIPAA

Describes what health information is private and when it can be shared under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) rules.

Hearing Loss in Older Adults

Describes the signs of hearing loss and how to talk to someone with hearing loss

Isolation and Loneliness

Describes common reasons why older adults feel lonely and how to help.

Making the Most of a Doctor Visit

Provides tips on what to bring and what to ask at a doctor

Medications and Falls

Lists the medications that can cause falls and provides tips to prevent falls from medications.

Older People and Pets

Suggests important things to consider if an older adult has or wants to get a pet.

Oral Health

Provides information to help older adults with good oral health.

Osteoporosis

Defines osteoporosis, how to test for it, and how to prevent or reduce risk.

Physical Activity

Defines how much physical activity an older adult needs, and how to do some simple and safe exercises.

Range of Motion in Older Adults

Describes the role of joints in movement, and how to reduce stiffness.

Taking Medications Safely

Describes different types of medications commonly taken by older adults, and how to take them safely.

Understanding Long-Term Care

Describes the different types of long-term care provided in and out of the home.

Understanding Medicare

Explains the types of Medicare plans, and the services that each plan pays and which services it does not pay.

Urgent Care Centers

Describes what is urgent care and when to use it

Walkers

Explains the proper fit and use of a walker.

Who Do I Call for Help?

Provides tips on the best place to ask for different types of help.

For Care Partners

ABCDs of Medicare

Explains the difference between and what is covered by Medicare parts A, B, C, D

Activity Scheduling for Depression in Older Adults

Explains how getting older adults to plan activities, both social and individual, can help treat depression

Advance Directives

Describes the various types of advance directives and discusses ethical and cultural considerations in implementing them

Advanced Illness and Impending Death

Provides information on how to estimate survival time for life limiting illness, and how to discuss this with patients

Age-Related Vestibular Disorders: Implications for Older Adult Patients

Reviews the presentation and treatment of the common vestibular disorders seen in older adults

Akathisia

Defines Akathisia and explains how to diagnose and treat it

Ambiguous Loss in Dementia Caregiving

Ambiguous loss is a loss that is unclear; it has no resolution and no predictable ending or closure. Understanding this unique loss can help the caregiver develop methods to cope more effectively and live successfully with the uncertainty of dementia.

Amyloid Imaging for Alzheimer’s Disease

Explains how amyloid imaging is performed and its potential utility in the diagnosis of Alzheimer

Anemia of Chronic Disease

Defines anemia of chronic disease and explains how to diagnose and treat it

Animal-Assisted Interventions for Older Adults - Part 1

Defines animal assisted interventions and discussed the conditions for which they have been shown to be beneficial

Animal-Assisted Interventions for Older Adults - Part 2

Defines animal assisted interventions and discusses the challenges, role of healthcare professionals and laws supporting AAI

Anti-TNF Agents for Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Older Adults

Reviews the special considerations for older adults when treating inflammatory bowel disease with biologic drugs

Anxiety in Older Adults - Pharmacotherapy

Managing anxiety symptoms in older adults by regulating medications.

Aortic Stenosis in Older Adults

Reviews aortic stenosis - prevalence, presentation, evaluation and indications for treatment.

Assessing and Intervening in Fall Risk in Older Adults

Reviews approaches to screening for fall risk and prevention of falls

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Reviews the various treatments available for benign prostatic hypertrophy

Canes

Describes the various types of canes and the advantages and disadvantages of each type

Choosing the Correct Walker

Describes the different types of walkers and how to decide which type is best for an individual patient

Chronic Kidney Disease in Older Adults

Discusses the best way to assess kidney function in older adults along with issues related to care of older adults with chronic kidney disease

Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Insomnia in Older Adults

Reviews effective non-pharmacologic interventions for dealing with insomnia in older adults

Communicating with Patients who have Dementia

Reviews the best and most effective ways to speak to individuals who have dementia

Community Resources for Older Adults

A list of community resources that can help older adults

Conducting Family Meetings

Reviews eight key components of effective meetings between clinicians and patients

Conducting Spiritual Assessments with Older Adults

Spirituality is central to the self-identity of many older adults

COPD Management in Older Adults with Heart Disease or Diabetes

Reviews the management of COPD in older adults, with an emphasis on those who also have heart disease or diabetes

Dealing with Overweight and Obesity in Non-Frail Older Adults

Reviews diagnostic criteria for and treatment of obesity in non-frail older adults

Decreasing Polypharmacy The Art of Deprescribing

This edition of Elder Care discusses problems associated with polypharmacy and provides recommendation about how clinicians should approach the process of deprescribing medications.

Delirium

Reviews the criteria for diagnosing delirium in older adults, along with recommendations for prevention of delirium

Delirium in the ICU

Reviews the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of delirium in older adults hospitalized in intensive care

Dementia - Dont Forget

Points out that the diagnosis of dementia is often missed, and discusses approaches to improve diagnosis

Dentures

Reviews the different types, care, and costs of dentures, along with a brief discussion of alternatives to dentures for selected patients

Depression in Older Adults

Discusses screening, diagnosis, and treatment of depression in older adults

Depression in Older Adults - Pharmacotherapy

Reviews prescription drugs and non-prescription supplements that are used for treating depression, with an emphasis on special issues in treating older adults

Diabetes - Special Considerations for Older Adults

Reviews goals for glycemic control and blood pressure, the use of statins and aspirin for cardioprotection, and monitoring for geriatric syndromes in older adults with diabetes

Dialysis in the Older Adult – Practical Considerations

Discusses how to decide if an older adult with renal impairment is a candidate for dialysis (including dialysis trials), along with when and how to discontinue dialysis

Diarrhea and Fecal Incontinence

Reviews the causes, diagnostic evaluation, and treatments for older adults who have diarrhea and/or fecal incontinence.

Differentiating Palliative Care and Hospice Care

How to differentiate the need for palliative care vs hospice care in patients with life-limiting illness

Discussing Cognitive Aging with Patients and Families

Cognitive aging occurs in all individuals over their life span. How to discuss.

Discussing CPR with Patients and Families

Provides information about the potential benefits and adverse outcomes of CPR in older adults that can be used when counseling patients about "code" status

Disease Screening in Older Adults: When to Stop

Reviews common screening tests used in older adults and when to consider stopping screening based on life expectancy, individual patient preferences, and other factors

Driving and the Older Adult

Reviews factors to consider when evaluating whether it is appropriate for an older adult (with cognitive impairment or other medical problems) to continue driving

Elder Abuse: Clinician Reporting

Discusses clinicians reporting guidelines for elder abuse

Elder Abuse: Warning Signs

Reviews the warning signs that clinicians might encounter that indicate the possibility that a patient is a victim of elder abuse

Erectile Dysfunction in the Older Patient

Reviews the evaluation and treatment of older men who are experiencing erectile dysfunction

Ethnic, Racial, and Cultural Perceptions in End-of-Life Issues

Compares the general, overall current knowledge about the end of life perceptions of four groups (African Americans, Hispanic/Latino Americans, Asian Americans, and Native Americans)

Fitness to Fly - Older Adults and Air Travel

Reviews medical considerations when older adults with serious medical problems want to travel via commercial airlines - focusing on patients with lung and heart disease, and the risk of venous thromboembolic disease

Frailty – Elders At Risk

Discusses the definition, assessment, and implications of frailty in older adults

Frailty in Patients Undergoing Elective and Emergency Surgery

Describes how to include frailty in the pre-operative assessment of older adults undergoing elective and non-elective surgery

Frontotemporal Dementia

Discusses the various presentations of frontotemporal dementia along with a brief review of diagnosis and treatment

Geriatric Evaluation

Describes geriatric assessment and provides links to tools that can be used for the assessment

Health Literacy

Reviews the prevalence and implications of limited health literacy for older adults, along with recommendations for providing patients with clear and simple explanations

Health Risks for Family Caregivers

Assessing the needs of family caregivers

Hearing Aids

Reviews the various types of hearing aids, their care, and trouble shooting problems that sometimes occur with them

Hearing Loss - Epidemiology and Screening

Describes prevalence of hearing loss and common screening measures

Hearing Loss and Cognitive Assessment

Reviews the role of hearing loss in cognitive assessment, and distinguishes between symptoms of hearing loss and dementia-related hearing difficulties.

Heart Failure Management - In the Home and Community

Discusses issues encountered in the self-care of patients with heart failure

Herpes Zoster

Reviews the presentation and treatment of acute herpes zoster (shingles) and of post-herpetic neuralgia.  Also discussed vaccine for preventing herpes zoster.

Hip Fractures in Older Adults: Peri-Operative Considerations

Reviews pre-operative evaluation, post-operative care, and post-discharge care of patients undergoing surgery for hip fracture

HIPAA and Working with Family Caregivers

This edition of Elder Care reviews what HIPAA regulations say about how and when clinicians can share health information of older adults with their caregivers and family members.

HIV/AIDS: Implications for Older Adult Patients

Reviews the prevalence of, screening for, and problems encountered in drug therapy of HIV/AIDS in older adults

Hoarding Disorder

Reviews the definition, diagnosis, and treatment of hoarding disorder

Hospice Care for Patients with Dementia

Reviews why hospice care should be considered for patients with dementia, when it should be considered, and what that care involves

Hospice Eligibility for Patients with COPD

Reviews the hospice eligibility requirements for hospice care in patients with COPD and when such care should be considered

Hyponatremia in Older Adults: Diagnosis

A number of factors contribute to the high prevalence of hyponatremia in older adults

Hyponatremia in Older Adults: Therapeutic Considerations

Treating Hyponatremia

Immunizations for Older Adults

Reviews immunization recommendations for older adults

Improving Communication with Older Patients

Reviews the most appropriate ways to communicate with older adults in clinical settings, emphasizing approaches that improve understanding and avoiding ageism

Improving Communication with People Who Have Hearing Loss

Reviews the approach to speaking with individuals who have hearing loss, pointing out methods that are effective and those that are ineffective

Integrative Medicine in Elder Care: Mind-Body and Energy Medicine

Reviews several of the most widely used approaches to integrative medicine in older adults

LGBT Older Adults in Long-Term Care Facilities

Provides recommendations for selecting a long-term care facility that will be welcoming to LGBT older adults

Low Vision Aids

Presents information and pictures of the various aids, other than eyeglasses, that can be useful to adults with vision problems

Lung Cancer Screening in Older Adults

Presents current recommendations about lung cancer screening, along with controversies about those recommendations

Macular Degeneration

Reviews the diagnosis of and summarizes treatments available for macular degeneration

Management of Persistent Pain in Older Adults

Reviews the assessment and treatment of chronic pain in older adults, with special considerations for the use of opioids

Managing Hypertension in Older Adults

Reviews blood pressure goals and optimal medication regimens for treating hypertension in older adults

Medical Decision-Making Capacity

Reviews how to assess medical decision-making capacity in older adults

Medicare Annual Wellness Visit

Summarizes the elements, approaches and reimbursement issues regarding the regular Medicare Annual Wellness Visit

Medication-Induced Hypokalemia: A Common Problem

Reviews the common medications that can cause hypokalemia

Methadone for Treating Pain in Older Adults

Methadone as an option for treating pain in older adults

Motivational Interviewing with Older Adults

Explains what motivational interviewing is, and how it can be used for behavioral counseling in older adults

Multiple Myeloma: a Disease of Older Adults

Summarizes the presentation, diagnosis, and approach to treatment (including when to discontinue treatment) in older adults who have multiple myeloma

Music And Communication

Reviews how music affects cognitive function and how it can be used to manage behavior problems in older adults with dementia

Nocturia in Older Adults

Reviews the causes and treatments (pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic) of nocturia in older adults

Not All Dementia is Alzheimer’s Disease

Discusses the various dementia-like illnesses that can be confused with Alzheimer

Oral Care for Older Adults

Summarizes oral health needs of older adults and offers tips for preventive care and preventive protocols for selected health conditions.

Osteoarthritis: An Overview

Reviews the prevalence, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoarthritis in older adults

Osteoporosis: Good Bone Gone Bad

Review the risk factors, screening recommendations, and treatment of osteoporosis in older adults

Outpatient Management of Constipation in Older Adults

Reviews the diagnosis and treatment (both pharmacological and non-pharmacological) of constipation in older adults

Pain in Patients Who Have Heart Failure

Reviews the types of pain experienced by patients who have heart failure, and summarizes the approach to treatment

Pain When Reaching Overhead: Four Common Shoulder Problems in Older Adults

Discusses the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of several common shoulder disorders that occur in older adults

Palliative Care of Dyspnea in Patients with Advanced COPD

Reviews the approach to palliative care of dyspnea in patients with advanced COPD, including both pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic approaches

Palliative Care of Nausea and Vomiting

Reviews the approach to treatment (pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic) of patients experiencing nausea and vomiting in palliative care settings

Parkinsons Disease

Reviews the medical and surgical treatments for Parkinsons Disease

Pedal Edema in Older Adults

Reviews the causes and treatment of pedal edema in older adults

Peripheral Arterial Disease

Reviews the diagnostic approach to and treatment of peripheral artery disease in older adults

Physical Exercise Guidelines for Older Adults

Provides recommendations regarding physical exercise in older adults, along with a review of common exercise-related injuries and medications that can interfere with the ability to exercise

Pneumonia in Nursing Home Patients

Reviews the causes and treatment of nursing home-acquired pneumonia

Preoperative Assessment of Older Adults

Reviews recommendations for pre-operative assessment in older adults

Preparatory Grief

Explains what preparatory grief is in patients with a life-limiting disease, and how to help patients deal with it

Presbyphonia: The Aging Voice

Reviews what presbyphonia is, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated

Presentation of Common Infections in Older Adults

Reviews how some common infections present differently in older adults than in younger individuals

Pressure Ulcers in Older Adults

Reviews prevention, assessment, and treatment of pressure ulcers in older adults

Psychosis in Dementia - Pharmacotherapy

Managing and psychotherapy for psychosis in people with dementia

Pulmonary Function Tests in Older Adults

Reviews the various tests available to assess lung function, and how to interpret the test results in older adults

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Provides information on what happens in pulmonary rehabilitation programs and when to consider referring patients for pulmonary rehabilitation

Recognizing Dehydration in Older Adults

Discusses signs and symptoms of dehydration and tips for dealing with it.

Resilience in Aging

Explains what resilience is and how it can be assessed and promoted in older adults

Restless Legs Syndrome

Reviews the diagnosis and treatment of restless legs syndrome

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Issues for Older Adults

Reviews the treatments (pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic) for rheumatoid arthritis and discusses special issues pertinent to older adults who have the condition

Role of Physical Exercise in Cognitive Function

Discusses the role of and recommendations regarding physical activity for maintaining and enhancing cognitive function in older adults.

Sleep in Older Adults

Reviews normal and abnormal sleep cycles and sleep disorders in older adults, and reviews cognitive behavioral therapies for insomnia

Sleep in Older Adults - Pharmacotherapy

Provides recommendations for drug treatment of sleep disorders in older adults

Spiritual Needs of Hospitalized Older Adults

Explains how to assess and address the spiritual needs of older adults who are hospitalized with serious or life-limiting illnesses

Statin Therapy for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Older Adults

Reviews the use of statins - choice of drug, monitoring therapy, and dealing with adverse effects - for cardiovascular risk reduction in older adults

Substance Abuse in Older Adults

Reviews detection and treatment of substance abuse problems in older adults

Suicide Prevention for Older Adults

This edition of Elder Care outlines the risk factors and warning signs for suicide in older adults, along with steps clinicians can take to prevent their older patients from attempting suicide.

Tremors

Reviews the common tremors that occur in older adults and how to distinguish them from one another

Urinary Incontinence - Diagnosis

Reviews how to identify reversible causes of urinary incontinence and how to distinguish the common irreversible causes from one another

Urinary Incontinence - Treatment

Reviews the treatment options for stress incontinence and urge incontinence

What You Should Know About LGBT Older Adults

Provides recommendations for improving quality of care for LGBT older adults

 

 

Para Los Asistentes de Salud

Abusar de las personas mayores

Ofrece informacion de los tipos del abuso, y los signos del abuso en adultos mayores.

Actividad física

Explica los recomendaciones para actividad fisica en los adultos mayores, y Ofrece consejos para actividades seguros para probar.

Aislamiento y la soledad

Explica razones que algunos los adultos mayores sienten solitario

Alcohol y las caídas

Descirbe el riesgo de caer cuando tomar alcohol.

Alta hospitalaria: del hospital a casa

Explica que informacion debe saber antes de salir el hospital o cuidado a largo plazo para ir a casa.

Andaderas

Explica cómo ajustar y usar una andadera.

¿A quién puede contactar en caso de que necesite ayuda?

Ofrece consejos en quién preguntar para tipos de salud y apoyo diferentes.

¿Qué es Medicare?

Explica los tipos de planes de Medicare, y los servicios que cada plan paga y los que el no paga.

Bastónes

Explica cómo ajustar y usar un bastón.

Caídas

Ofrece consejos para prevenir caídas.

Cambios asociados al envejecimiento

Describe los cambios del envejcimiento que no causada por enfermedad

Cómo comunicarse con los primeros respondientes

Ofrece consejos para ayudar a los primeros respondientes provener cuidado mejor

Cómo prepararse para una visita médica

Ofrece consejos en que traer a los visitas medicas, y que preguntar el doctor.

Centros de urgencias

Explica cuándo y para qué usar los centros de urgencias.

Comprensión del cuidado a largo plazo

Describe los tipos del cuidado a largo plazo.

Cuidado del paciente en estado terminal

Describe el cuidado del paciente en estado terminal y los documentos importantes completer antes de cuando cuidado esta necesario.

Demencia - Alimentación e hidratación

Ofrece consejos para comer y beber saludable en personas con demencia.

Demencia - ¿Como dar medicamentos?

Ofrece consejos para asegurar que la persona con demencia toman los medicamentos corectos de forma corecta.

Demencia - ¿Que es la demencia?

Explica los signos de demencia y que puede hacer para reducir el riesgo.

Demencia - Capacidades diferentes

Explica cómo identifcar los síntomas de demencia en personas con capacidades diferentes

Demencia - Como ayudar a los niños a comprender que es la demencia

Ofrece consejos en como y cuando explicar la demecia a los niños

Demencia - Como comunicarse con personas con dementia

Ofrece consejos para mejorar el comunicacion con una persona con demencia.

Demencia - Comportamientos erráticos y deambulación

Explica los signos que una persona con demencia deambula, y que hacer para protejer a la persona.

Demencia - Comportamientos relacionados con la demencia

Ofrece consejos para manejar comportamientos relacionados con la demencia.

Demencia - Conducir

Ofrece consejos para cuando la persona con demencia ya no pueda conducir con seguridad.

Demencia - Cuidado personal

Ofrece consejos en como ayudar a los personas con demencia con cuidado personal en los epocas diferentes de la enfermedad.

Demencia - Depresión y la enfermedad de Alzheimer

Describe los signos de depresión en las personas con demencia, y como ayudarlas.

Demencia - Diferentes culturas y grupos étnicos

Describe cómo algunas creencias culturales influyen el cuidado para personas con demencia.

Demencia - Ejercicio

Describe los tipos de ejercicio que puede hacer con personas con demencia.

Demencia - Espiritualidad

Explica los beneficios de la espiritualidad para algunas personas con demencia

Demencia - Evaluación del dolor

Explica cómo saber si sufre dolor una persona con demencia.

Demencia - Examinando la demencia

Explica que pasa durente el examen para la demencia.

Demencia - Guardianes y tutores

Explicar los deberes de guardianes y tutores de personas con demencia

Demencia - Guía de seguro médico

Ofrece consejos para tratar del seguro médico del otra persona cuando el/ella no puede.

Demencia - Hablar con otras personas sobre la demencia

Ofrece consejos en cuando y cómo hablar con otras personas sobre un diagnóstico de demencia.

Demencia - Honramiento de los últimos deseos

Describe cómo hablar y documentar las ultimas deseos de una persona con demencia.

Demencia - Infecciones Comunes en Personas con Demencia

Explica los infecciones común en personas con demencia.

Demencia - Medicamentos para la pérdida de memoria causada por el Alzheimer

Describe qué puedan hacer y qué no puedan hacer los medicamentos para el Alzheimer

Demencia - Necesidades insatisfechas en personas que viven con demencia

Ofrece consejos a manejar comportamientos asociados con demencia.

Demencia - Participación en las investigaciones de Alzheimer

Explica los riesgos y beneficios de participar en las investigaciones de Alzheimer

Demencia - Pérdida del control de la orina

Ofrece consejos para prevenir pérdida del control de la orina en personas con demencia.

Demencia - Reducir el riesgo de tener la enfermedad de Alzheimer

Ofrece consejos para comportamientos de salud que pueden ayudar en bajar el riesgo de la enfermedad de Alzheimer

Demencia - Seguridad en la casa parte 1: caídas

Describe cómo prevenir caidas en personas con demencia.

Demencia - Seguridad en la casa parte 2: incendios

Ofrece consejos para prevenir incendios en las casas de personas con demencia.

Demencia - Seguridad en la casa parte 3: armas

Ofrece consejos para seguridad cuando hay armas en las casas de personas con demencia.

Demencia - Suspensión del Tratamiento

Explica algunas decisiones del tratamiento médico para personas con demencia.

Demencia - Toda demencia no sea Alzheimer

Explica los diferencias entre enfermedad de Alzheimer y otros tipos de demencia.

Elección del cuidado a largo plazo

Describe cómo determinar si una facilidad de cuidado a largo plazo tiene buen calidad.

Estrés y el asistente de salud

Ofrece consejos para manejar el estres de cuidar a un adulto mayor.

Jardinería

Explica los beneficios de cultivar un jardín, y como hacer adaptaciones para los adultos mayores.

Ley de Ausencia Familiar y Médica

Explica cómo la ley puede proteger a algunas empleadores quienes necesita tiempo afuera de trabajo para cuidar a una adulto mayor.

Mascotas

Recomienda consideraciones importantes si un adulto mayor tiene mascota o quiere consequir mascota.

Medicamentos y las caídas

Enumera los tipos de medicamentos que pueden causar caidas, y como tomarlos de manera segura.

Nutrición y la seguridad alimentaria

Describe cambios en el apetito de adultos mayores y ofrece consejos para alimentación segura y sano.

Osteoporosis

Explica que es la osteoporosis, como saber si le la tiene y como previnirla.

Pérdida de audición

Describe los signos de la perdida de audición y como mejorar la comunicación.

Pérdidas y el dolor

Ofrece consejos para ayudar a los adultos mayores para hacer frente a la pena y la pérdida.

Personas LGBT

Explica cómo proveer cuidado bueno para los personas LGBT

Rango de movimiento en adultos mayores

Explica el rollo de los articulaciones en movimiento y cómo reducir rigidez.

Reglas de privacidad de información sobre la salud

Describe cual informacion de salud es privado y cuando se puede revelar esta informacion en acordencia con las reglas del ley de transferencia y responsabilidad de informacion de salud (HIPAA).

Relevo del asistente de salud

Describe los tipos de relevo del asistente de salud y cómo identificar servicios

Salud de la boca

Contiene información para ayudar a los adultos mayores tener bien salud de la boca.

Tomar medicamentos de manera segura

Describe los tipos de medicamentos que se usan frecuentemente los adultos mayores y como tomarlos de manera segura.