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  1. Last Updated 08/01/2012

    Sixty percent of new cancers are diagnosed in patients 65 years and older. Cancer is the leading cause of death for men and women age 60-79. Healthcare professionals are making strides in addressing this issue through comprehensive risk ...

  2. Last Updated 09/28/2012

    Nutrition for the older adult with cancer needs to be assessed in a comprehensive manner to promote quality of life. An interprofessional approach should be used for nutrition management. This module examines nutrition in the older adult with ...

  3. Last Updated 01/29/2013

    This FREE interactive iBook is intended to cover the most common geriatric topics seen in primary care. The first edition covers: Geriatric Assessment, Polypharmacy, Falls, Dementia, Delirium, and Frailty. The iBook includes presentations, ...

  4. Last Updated 03/01/2018

    This website includes information and resources to help clinicians, providers, and consumers better understand how to manage problem behaviors and psychosis in people with dementia using evidence-based approaches. This includes brief lectures, ...

  5. Last Updated 03/01/2018

    Nocturia In Older Adults 

  6. Last Updated 04/30/2018

    The UT Southwestern SAGE Urinary Incontinence module is a comprehensive core curriculum on UI in the elderly which can be incorporated into existing UME courses at both the pre-clinical and clinical levels. After completion of the ...

  7. Last Updated 04/24/2014

    For older adults, cancer may be a more challenging experience due to additional health-related challenges for the patient as ...

  8. Last Updated 04/24/2014

    "Transitional care is defined as a set of actions designed to ensure the coordination and continuity of health care as patients transfer between different locations or different levels of care ...

  9. Last Updated 04/24/2014


    Medicare states that discharge planning is "A process used to decide what a patient needs for a smooth transition from one level of care to another."

  10. Last Updated 05/21/2018

    Frailty - Elders at Risk is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, ...