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Senior Care Management Insights - November 2011

November, 2011
Recognizing and Reporting Elder Abuse
Factors such as isolation and decline
in physical and mental health put
seniors at high risk for elder abuse. By understanding the forms of abuse and learning to recognize the warning signs, health care professionals can help to prevent or resolve harmful situations...

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Additional Articles:
  • Shared Meal Experiences
    A new survey has confirmed that good nutrition isn't just about the foods older adults eat. Read this article about senior mealtime challenges.

Senior Patient / Doctor Communication Webinar November 16, 2011 (Wednesday) 1 p.m. ET
Earn FREE CEUs
Sponsored by: Home Instead Senior Care and American Society on Aging

What Do Gratitude and Forgiveness Have to Do with Living and Aging Well?
Webinar November 17, 2011 (Thursday) 10 a.m. PT
Presented by: ASA’s Forum on Religion, Spirituality and Aging

 
Resources:
  • Talking With Your Older Patient: A Clinician’s Handbook
    Studies find that effective physician-patient communication has specific benefits: patients are more likely to adhere to treatment and have better outcomes, they express greater satisfaction with their treatment, and they are less likely to bring malpractice suits.

Focus on Alzheimer's & Dementia:  
  • Is Your Staff Prepared to Care for People with Dementia?
    The Alzheimer’s Association dementia care training program for residential communities will give your direct care staff the specialized knowledge and skills to be more productive and deliver a higher quality of dementia care.

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