October 2017

posted 10.31.2017
By Laura K. Byerly, Rebecca T. Brown, Brie A. Williams and Anna Chodos From conducting welfare checks to intervening in behavioral alterca­tions and responding to medical emergencies, police officers provide frontline triage for older adults in dis­tress. However, when police lack under­standing…
posted 10.02.2017
By Sara Afayee    Shirley, a woman in her late 80s, lives in rural Bedford County, Penn., and reports that her patient experience at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Bed­ford Memorial Hospital has been unique in that her mental health has been valued at the same level as her…