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GCat: Health - Medicine
MCat: Health
Cat: Aging

Resources for practitioners and other professionals in aging from the Administration on Aging. Step-by-step nursing home evaluation process. Statistics on the elderly. Assessment tools to evaluate daily living abilities, etc.

26 Resources
Advance Health Care Directive [16733] ?

The basics - instructions given by individuals specifying what actions should be taken for their health

Aging and HIV [2970] ?

Resources for older adults about the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS

Aging Statistics [6616] ?

Key statistics on older Americans

Aging Well [40854] ?

The aspects of life that contribute most to health and happiness as you age

Alliance for Retired Americans [8634] ?

Formerly known as the National Council of Senior Citizens

Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center's [8637] ?

Information about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias

American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging [8635] ?

Provides consumer information on quality health care for the elderly & industry information

Booklets on Aging for Health Professionals and Public [8638] ?

NIH booklets on aging and health

Caregiving Tips [7852] ?

It is estimated that 80% of care received by older Americans is provided by family members

Cumulative Use of Strong Anticholinergics and Incident Dementia [40773] ?

A few studies suggest that anticholinergics may be associated with an increased risk for dementia

Early Recognition of Alzheimers Disease [16130] ?

Symptoms that may indicate early-stage dementia & how to conduct an initial assessment

Eldercare [2889] ?

A guide for families and unions on caring for elderly family members

Updated Evidence-Based Geriatric Nursing Protocols [34746] ?

Nursing Standard of Practice Protocols

Fire Prevention for Seniors [40852] ?

Fire prevention and preparedness advice for older adults

GDS: Geriatric Depression Scale [26760] ?

Instrument to measure depression in older adults

Updated Geriatric Assessment Tools [26761] ?

A series of instruments designed to be used as screening tools, not for diagnosis

Healthy Aging [40851] ?

General health information for older adults

Healthy Aging at Work [40742] ?

Demographic shifts have made the issue of healthier workers, especially those of advanced age, much more pressing

Iowa Index of Geriatric Assessment Tools [22277] ?

A database of assessment tools designed and tested on older populations

List of Anticholinergic Drugs - Possible Dementia [40772] ?

People taking anticholinergic drugs over a long period of time at possible increased risk of dementia

New Longevity Illustrator [40942] ?

designed to offer some perspective on how long you might live.

National Institute on Aging Research Programs [8640] ?

Reports and papers from conferences convened by the National Institute on Aging

Risky Drugs for Elderly Adults [40433] ?

Drugs that should be avoided

Senior Health [40849] ?

Health and wellness information for older adults from the US government

Senior Health Risk Calculators [40850] ?

For healthy aging

Urinary Incontinence in Adults, Clinical Practice Guideline [16129] ?

Establishing an Effective Continence Program in a Long-Term Care Facilities

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Statistics, technical papers, FAQs about home health care agencies

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Resources for health care professionals and consumers on hospices

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Beneficiary and consumer info

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