#14.1 How to Help Your Senior Manage Medication (1 of 3)

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3. Set Up a Dosage System (Medication Management BASICS Video Series) (English)

(Music) Now that your family member or friend’s medications are verified and sorted, you need to set up a system for taking them that’s appropriate and easy to use. Medication sets – or “medi-sets” – are plastic boxes with dosage days and times easily visible on them. Large color-coordinated posters can also serve to show medication times clearly. […]

Treatment of Depression in Older Adults | Evidence-Based Practices

[music] [music] [Narrator]: Retirement is supposed to mark the beginning of our golden years, a chance to pursue new interests and spend time with family. But for a growing number of seniors the reality is bleaker. Struggles with maintaining health, loss of family and work roles, and coping with the deaths of peers and loved ones has led […]

Atul Gawande: “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” | Talks at Google

[MUSIC PLAYING] TOM SMITH: OK, I’m thrilled to welcome Atul Gawande to Google during the week that marks a paperback publication of his number one New York Times best seller, “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End.” Dr. Gawande is a surgeon at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, a staff writer for The New […]

JAMA Internal Medicine Study Links Chronic Pain and Dementia

Chronic pain is an epidemic in the US, but this study, appearing in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that the consequences of chronic pain may extend beyond quality of life issues. Researchers led by Elizabeth Whitlock at UCSF examined data from the Health and Retirement Study, a longitudinal survey study of just over 10,000 older adults. Every two years, […]

#14.3 Useful Tips for Managing Medication: How to Help Your Senior Manage Medication (3 of 3)

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