Senior Living Information & Articles

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

The intersection between dementia, care giving and elder abuse

Deciding when your loved one is not safe to live alone & The intersection between mental illness among elderly care-recipients and elder abuse

Pathways to awareness and prevention of elder abuse

Caution: Empowerment zone ahead & Pathways to awareness and prevention of elder abuse

Psychotropic drug use among seniors: What you need to know

Local caregivers learn the benefits of journaling at a workshop Monday

Promoting mental health and well-being: seven tips for seniors

MHRB invites seniors to Five Wishes and Leaving a Legacy event

Legacy writing is an expression of love and a glimpse into your soul

DOCTOR VISITS AND OLDER ADULTS

Making the most of visits with primary physicians by Diana Spore

Talking with your doctor: A guide for older people 

The following resource includes useful videos on "making a list," "remembering what you and your doctor discussed," "what to ask your doctor," and "what to share with your doctor."  Includes links to documents and forms. Click here

Useful resources that include documents about talking with your doctor, related issues, health check tools, patient handouts. Click here

 How to talk to your healthcare provider: Tips on improving communication

Family Caregiver Guide to Doctor Visits

Talking with your older patient:  A clinician's handbook (National Institute on Aging, 2008; reprinted 2011) here

 Legacy writing is an expression of love and a glimpse into your soul, Diana Spore and Kailey Bradley-Thomas here

 

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