Mental Health & Aging

posted Tue, 2020-03-31 12:21
Though caregiving is demanding and draining, she reminds herself again that what she is doing for mom and Tom really matters.
posted Fri, 2020-02-21 21:44
It is important to help a person living with dementia make a disaster preparedness plan and to review the plan at least once a year.
posted Wed, 2020-02-05 14:04
A comparison of policy and procedure around supported decision-making for people with intellectual disabilities, and for people with age-related cognitive decline.
posted Tue, 2020-01-28 20:50
"Many of my patients said they wouldn’t leave the house—they were afraid to go out."
posted Sat, 2020-01-25 20:50
The response to stress caused by a relocation—often called “transfer trauma”—may include depression, distress, agitation, withdrawn behavior, self-care deficits, falls and weight loss.
posted Tue, 2019-11-26 13:00
The opportunity to live in a caring, well-staffed senior living facility may provide the necessary well-being and connectedness that often is absent when elders live independently.
posted Mon, 2019-11-18 14:11
Nursing home suicides, what LGBTQ elders and immigrants share, the lives and legacies of America’s vets, helping hoarders and more…
posted Mon, 2019-07-15 14:39
The three major types of elder abuse are financial abuse, physical abuse, and emotional abuse.
posted Fri, 2019-04-19 16:57
Why won’t Americans, who are living longer lives, plan for their long-term care? And where are the policies for financing it?
posted Tue, 2019-04-16 18:40
What lies ahead for the burgeoning population of older adults that will need long-term care?