Senior Living Information & Articles



January 16, 2018: Spirit, Benefits and Impact of the MGM Program


October 10, 2017: There is a high risk of suicide among older adults

May 30, 2017:  MHRB invites seniors to Five Wishes and Leaving a Legacy event

April 18, 2017:  Local caregivers learn the benefits of journaling at a workshop Monday

April 18, 2017:  Promoting mental health and well-being: seven tips for seniors


October 11, 2016: Older Adult Behavioral Health Coalition celebrating 10 years

July 19, 2016:  Psychotropic drug use among seniors: What you need to know

June 29, 2016: Respect is the Cornerstone to Preventing Elder Abuse

April 29, 1016:  Caution: Empowerment zone ahead & Pathways to awareness and prevention of elder abuse

April 19, 2016:  Pathways to awareness and prevention of elder abuse

January 19, 2016:  Deciding when your loved one is not safe to live alone & The intersection between mental illness among elderly care-recipients and elder abuse


October 13, 2015:  The intersection between dementia, care giving and elder abuse


January 17, 2017:  Making the most of visits with primary physicians by Diana Spore

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, July 18, 2017  here


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