— Amy Berman (@NotesOnNursing) October 8, 2018
Avoid “elderspeak” by talking to older people the way you would speak to any adult. Study shows #dementia patients become more agitated, resistant to care when spoken to in this manner. Reducing it is one of the most basic ways society can address dementia https://t.co/hOqoCMAV6w
— Shelley Lyford (@shelleylyford) October 5, 2018
Check out Dr Levy et al very important study of >4,000 older adults with & without APOe4. Even with high genetic risk, positive age beliefs offer protection against dementia. More evidence that behavioral interventions may reduce dementia risk https://t.co/PO8yNnT6Fg
— laura N gitlin, PhD., FAAN (@DeanDrexelCNHP) October 6, 2018
Born from circumstance and built on loss, ‘grandfamilies’ get their own building in D.C. https://t.co/fBO79dROjf
— Eisner Foundation (@EisnerFound) October 11, 2018
Insights from #AARPlivable panel:
-Engage community residents through community assets.
-Solve problems that are important to community & build trust.
-Rally people around a project.
-Don’t try to SOLVE all problems. Create a platform to help community solve them. pic.twitter.com/xYTjfSiZL3
— Mike Watson (@mlwatson20) October 9, 2018