More nursing homes require COVID-19 tests of visitors; families are complaining … HHS to funnel $103 million into healthcare worker training, retention … Scientists project end to omicron wave, but...
Early dementia risk disclosure encourages help from family members
Jul 16, 2021
Family members of older adults value early dementia risk information provided by clinicians, a new study finds. When interviewed about their post-disclosure reactions, some said the knowledge prompted...
Researchers discuss ways to overcome stubbornness in older adults
Jan 29, 2015
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.
Seeing the ‘invisible patient’ in LTC
Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.
Dec 11, 2014
Jane Gross’ recent post ‘Seeing the Invisible Patient’ in the “New Old Age” blog of the New York Times discusses how professionals often ignore the needs of caregivers of...