Home-Based Primary Care Transforms Health Care for Aging Medically Complex Patients
Expanding the availability of home-based primary care services to some of the neediest elderly homebound patients increases quality of care while significantly reducing costs. A nationwide network has launched a program designed to educate providers interested in home-based primary care.
Managing the Behavioral Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease
Factors such as pain, medication interactions, and changes in circumstances can prompt undesirable behaviors in Alzheimer's disease patients. It's important to determine the source of the problem in order to identify an appropriate intervention.
Addictions and Neurocognitive Disorders: What Counsel Can Primary Care Providers Offer?
Addictive behaviors in older adults with neurocognitive disorders require specialized interventions as well as education for family members and caregivers.
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