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March 2016 Introduction The purpose of this White Paper is to provide a context for approaching the challenge of evaluating the capacity for consent for sexual activity by persons with dementia residing in long term care (LTC) facilities. This area...
Dementia care is challenging. The purpose of these sessions is to recognize that individuals living with dementia are seeking to meet needs, find value and meaning, and live life in the context of ever-changing abilities while living in demanding...
This popular session by four experienced speakers from Cleveland Clinic and St Louis University present an intensive session on updates in caring for frail elders in the continuum of care. Topics will include mild cognitive impairment (MCI) as a...
This program will outline the requirements and describe the integration of Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services into care planning of long-term care residents. Through collaboration, pharmacists, nurses, and physicians can improve care for...
This session will provide a high level overview of pulmonary infiltrates, their causes, symptoms, and treatment. The presenter will use research and case studies for providers to understand all of the facets needed to diagnose and treat pulmonary...
The University of Louisville Department of Family Medicine and Geriatrics provides care and medical directors for multiple skilled facilities, intermediate care facilities, assisted living facilities, and personal care residents. One of our missions...
February 22, 2016
AMDA Board of Directors member Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, authors a blog on a new Dartmouth Atlas Project, "Our Parents, Ourselves," which discusses the aging population and its health concerns across the U.S., especially around end-of-life care. He...
This program will present the tools necessary for implementing a successful antipsychotic reduction program. Non-pharmacological interventions are the mainstay of therapy, and a strategy of staff and family education, along with a willingness to try...
Nursing home providers are under increasing pressure to avoid pharmacologic management of behavioral symptoms. This case-based webinar is designed to teach role play as technique for identifying etiology of behavioral symptoms among long-term care...