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By Leslie Pelton | Wednesday, Apr 01, 2020
Professionals in every health care setting are facing difficult care decisions because of the COVID-19 pandemic. IHI's Age-Friendly Health Systems experts have developed the guidance to help limit the exposure of older adults to COVID-19 throughout the continuum of care.

 

Tag(s): Age-Friendly Health Systems, Geriatrics, Coronavirus (COVID-19), Hospital, Avoidable ED Visits, Community, Rehabilitation Facilities, Primary Care
By Stephanie Rogers | Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020
Though many clinicians work with older adults every day, they may not be aware of the best ways to identify and treat delirium.

 

Tag(s): Age-Friendly Health Systems, Geriatrics, Patient Safety, Medication Safety, Quality Improvement, What Matters, Medication Reconciliation, Person- and Family-Centered Care
By Alice Bonner | Thursday, Feb 20, 2020
A new report highlights the risks of over-prescribing and overuse of medications in older adults. Implementing Age-Friendly Health Systems best practices will help put the Lown report’s recommendations into action.

 

Tag(s): Age-Friendly Health Systems, Geriatrics, Medication Safety, Quality Improvement, What Matters, Medication Reconciliation, Person- and Family-Centered Care
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
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