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  1. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Recognizing depression can be quite complex as it relates to the barriers associated with this condition; as well as having the ability to identify the common signs and symptoms associated with depression. This module examines the complexity ...

  2. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Depression is very common among the older adult population. The challenges related to this condition are extensive. (i.e. recognition of the condition, cost-effectiveness of treatment, public health concerns, etc). The risk factors for this ...

  3. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Treatment for depression should be individualized to meet patient needs. A robust body of evidence now exists for treating depression in older adults. However, there are many challenges in providing effective care for the older adult. New ...

  4. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Depression disparities among culturally diverse older adults is a growing public health concern. Many challenges including access to care and system barriers, limited English proficiency, patient-provider discordance, cost and cultural ...

  5. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Pharmacologic management of depression in the older adult can be very complex especially when related to treatment by medication. There are many factors to consider in effectively treating and managing depression. Some of these include: ...

  6. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Family caregiving involves providing unpaid care to a physically or cognitively impaired older family member, friend, or partner outside the realm of usual family support. (Curry, L. 2006. Educational needs of employed family caregivers of ...

  7. Last Updated 09/21/2010

    Access to mental health benefits has proved to be a challenge for the older adult. Some older adults receive insurance through employer sponsored programs; while others receive insurance through public sponsored programs such as Medicaid and ...

  8. Last Updated 08/23/2012

    Using the Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (or ACOVE) paradigm and the principles of Academic Detailing, Aging Q3 is developing curricula on 16 different topics for teaching residents about providing quality care to elderly patients. Aging ...

  9. Last Updated 06/11/2012

    Using the Assessing Care of Vulnerable Elders (or ACOVE) paradigm and the principles of Academic Detailing, Aging Q3 is developing curricula on 16 different topics for teaching residents about providing quality care to elderly patients. Aging ...

  10. Last Updated 08/31/2011

    This fact sheet, along with the accompanying pre- and post-test, teaches physicians-in-training to effectively diagnose, manage and prevent delirium in older ...

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