Psychological Health

Researchers discuss ways to overcome stubbornness in older adults

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Families trying to help older adults to agree to supportive services or additional care often face the barrier of perceived stubbornness, which researchers say can be mitigated with proper intervention.

In the wake of a nursing home double-homicide: How to meet mental health needs and prevent violence

In the wake of a nursing home double-homicide: How to meet mental health needs and prevent violence

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News of the recent double-homicide in a Houston nursing home arrived the morning I was to speak to a group gathered to address the needs of younger residents in long-term care. It didn't escape anyone in the audience how serious this topic is. What can organizations do to respond to this terrible news and to reduce the chances that a similar situation could happen in their facilities? Plenty.

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