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By Vibeke Rischel | Tuesday, Oct 08, 2019
Co-creating solutions with volunteers has been the key to identifying and preventing depression in older adults in three communities in Denmark.

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Geriatrics, Behavioral Health, Europe
By Alli Luke | Wednesday, Oct 02, 2019
Providing specific services and supports for older adults is necessary. But we do them a disservice when we fail to recognize they have needs and preferences regarding more than death and dying.

 

Tag(s): Age-Friendly Health Systems, Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, What Matters, Person- and Family-Centered Care
By Terry Fulmer | Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
Medication overload (also known as polypharmacy) is a serious problem among older adults. It’s getting new attention as efforts to make health care more “age-friendly” spread around the US.

 

Tag(s): Age-Friendly Health Systems, Medication Safety, Medication Reconciliation, Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Patient- and Family-Centered Care, Quality Improvement
By Maura Brennan | Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
A physician shares what she’s learned about improving care for older adults. It's now part of a multi-stakeholder effort to make their city an age-friendly community.

 

Tag(s): Age-Friendly Health Systems, Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, What Matters, Delirium, Joy in Work
By IHI Multimedia Team | Monday, Jul 01, 2019
Providing optimal care for older adults - also known as "age-friendly" care - prevents harm and enhances the experience of care. Providing age-friendly care can also benefit an organization's bottom line.

 

Tag(s): Age-Friendly Health Systems, Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Quality, Cost, and Value, What Matters
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