TiPD Learning Community – December 20, 2016

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ABOUT  SENIORS

 

Silver Linings: Remote rehab -- Telehealth helps seniors recover in rural areas  http://www.unionleader.com/Silver-Linings:-Remote-rehab----Telehealth-helps-seniors-recover-in-rural-areas

 

Senior loneliness, isolation in the spotlight, just in time for the holidays http://www.sun-sentinel.com/health/fl-senior-isolation-risks-20161216-story.html

 

Brain Scan Test Predicts Fall Risk in Elderly https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_162417.html

 

Heart Rate Change When Standing Up Might Predict Older Adult's Death Risk https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_162421.html

 

Optimism May Propel Women to a Longer Life https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_162412.html

 

More Prisoners Die Of Old Age Behind Bars http://khn.org/news/more-prisoners-die-of-old-age-behind-bars/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39392997&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--qZVc9s39UE2q2Jmb43e1GIUFO-cHIt_GGZidPAVVl_0TNTmCDksrL6Axa690uWJ0-FSENvSMQaKUb5Iz6jo46ofZ4MAorezRRxpNbgkzJWXd51rY&_hsmi=39392997

 

Senior Citizens, Even 80-Year-Olds, Can Be Organ Donorshttp://khn.org/news/senior-citizens-even-80-year-olds-can-be-organ-donors/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39392997&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8j6kBTyibjGkmoSO55CwcNB-HZN5dHvBzF7rUCGBa6LcqyPlPqHp08KywHgp11z8NSMzAEdLz1FXR0MeCMWKCM4sZ7V7yLX2fioMPUlq4MIDSjOuk&_hsmi=39392997

 

You’re Not Just ‘Growing Old’ If This Happens To You http://khn.org/news/youre-not-just-growing-old-if-this-happens-to-you/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Topic-based&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39350036&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_EFyY6_I0oRfWhMzVeFBYGhzDpZ3GC_0ib7XS8Ti175cnhOY9j3BvtOEjKMdxx6e3P76jqB2vKj8Npb8s-S8SoTVaSQaWhabew4DmgWEz1awLdwYo&_hsmi=39350036

 

Seniors Increasingly Getting High, Study Shows http://khn.org/news/seniors-increasingly-getting-high-study-shows/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Topic-based&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39350036&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--9tAZCJMYhd_hHCOKavs20HiSxD-6nOs4LoZ78FB6ra2W72mpXr8oIw3hFedFZ9Wqog2Rz4a_h_a1rWWwL9G98_eRiB1ZAHkGBHSfGPK5G-xHg2q4&_hsmi=39350036

 

Dementia Rates Decline Sharply Among Senior Citizens http://khn.org/news/dementia-rates-decline-sharply-among-senior-citizens/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Topic-based&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39350036&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_WRlgWOnLcGgMGg5yoYyJXGHl-V6DhWzSmb9WdAUDPff4xjpK06ypQpYwK1screNI-0Xoivs5aM6WiS6DO7WAaKfRIUHdAfwtkAFbjEawLXSfnhSw&_hsmi=39350036

 

For Seniors, Teeth Need Care — But Insurance Coverage Is Rare http://khn.org/news/for-seniors-teeth-need-care-but-insurance-coverage-is-rare/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Topic-based&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39350036&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9ylwomZ8QF49VzGDpImXLHAcuL6YEOm1QIgyEoyEJ_GcznNThAwUOzo-Dyc3fX-yGtCAm3iS19YrY5wSx13VwBERona4zFakU3jqFSXYaYYA7JQhg&_hsmi=39350036

 

NEWS ABOUT CAREGIVERS

 

Caring For A Loved One At Home Can Have A Steep Learning Curve  http://khn.org/news/caring-for-a-loved-one-at-home-can-have-a-steep-learning-curve/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39086434&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8JBxmXk3H7-rZTQPoUioLitHkoRgdibqcpoHcbJUoxKl_lPLD9nxm7A_3OzsxoCdJ2OWo3VcVXPcAXjWAgUJoClHjDQaQcFBPKhOojBi1v8ZSJRac&_hsmi=39086434

 

Five-star ratings for sub-par service: Evidence of inflation in nursing home ratings https://www.brookings.edu/research/five-star-ratings-for-sub-par-service-evidence-of-inflation-in-nursing-home-ratings/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39392997&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--5YN6TzY5exfvI7uKNKP1muRLMUpJoP1REtlcRQbePixuQuu7QnNg11gFN9DtSxN4N_ooQI7aUZJmgYO7t0RQjxAhlU27cBM6SbO_iVf6eTAGcslY&_hsmi=39392997

 

Study: Many Caregivers Spend $7K Annually Out Of Pockethttp://khn.org/news/study-many-caregivers-spend-7k-annually-out-of-pocket/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Topic-based&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39350036&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-88oCNiTbMo0a090DakjTC8-Hnnt6WORs8s6eamc22uBtxwPcnJT82xBJz_2Yx07EUIQB-HBOd7YYJyUbTNZ964GeWAPRFXvTaPjHGfyqecWvG_JxY&_hsmi=39350036

 

NEWS ABOUT  CHRONIC ILLNESS

 

Alzheimer's Patients' Use of Painkilling Patches Cause for Concern https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_162442.html

 

Social Isolation May Worsen Breast Cancer Prospects http://khn.org/news/social-isolation-may-worsen-breast-cancer-prospects/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39168865&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_dRg3SSt-eItQhLoWE-nRky3u8h7vjeFpAJW28FLXAJbONJKMzhKLtB6icJ-ECUGrsCto91XQrurtYUpCd0IT8oQ8eqYBie4bqF2659dDnARPFqdA&_hsmi=39168865

 

Different Types Of Obesity Mean Same Weight Loss Approaches Don’t Work For All  http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/12/health/weight-loss-obesity.html?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39168865&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--5vAGHXit4XcFhn5--k5H7vEqnJY25BJLg9-o0tau8rTDHIS83Nq4N2hkyZK0bI1FjHWdIjcE3YiDe6p8m3WArHdrOQnTcwP6U7Ur59GO2OYlXOFY&_hsmi=39168865&_r=0

 

The Power of Simple Life Changes to Prevent Heart Disease http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/12/upshot/the-power-of-simple-life-changes-to-prevent-heart-disease.html

 

San Antonio became a national leader in mental health care by working together as a community.  https://apps.bostonglobe.com/spotlight/the-desperate-and-the-dead/series/solutions/

 

Pets Help People Manage The Pain Of Serious Mental Illness http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/12/09/504971146/pets-help-people-manage-life-with-serious-mental-illness

 

System Stretched Beyond Its Limits Unable To Provide Protection To Relatives Of Mentally Ill http://khn.org/morning-breakout/system-stretched-beyond-its-limits-unable-to-provide-protection-to-relatives-of-mentally-ill/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39468827&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9tbuA1E7s2W3WHzHmuPOOTN1-OpvvToCGflCe5y15uNmmLGK_WNg5itYrt6Hbfsy1XZr9iBdEXZFJJj2A_s9D9uuRivQmQGykqdnmTB3zGXL5uuR4&_hsmi=39468827

 

When Genetic Tests Disagree About Best Option For Cancer Treatment http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/12/16/505864740/when-genetic-tests-disagree-about-best-option-for-cancer-treatment

 

Can Denver quash AIDS by 2030? The city is ahead on international health goals  http://www.denverpost.com/2016/12/18/denver-aids-2030-international-health/

 

Turning to an Ancient Art to Help Ease PTSD in Veterans https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_162439.html

 

Yoga Called Good Medicine for High Blood Pressurehttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_162446.html

 

Surgeon General's report on US substance abuse shows 'treatment gap' http://www.orlandosentinel.com/health/addiction-recovery/os-addiction-recovery-surgeon-generals-report-20161215-story.html?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39392997&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-84rYMiyYAHtKk0sRvzl9n-JI4WYRIGtW8WM_rkULJWK54ahgpC59RIDDcyw00ujNWpvbPzBbVfJRug8Zzut-gnBstEjrBg_vAIKRUrgcY2eGxsY2c&_hsmi=39392997

 

Medicare Payment for Behavioral Health Integrationhttp://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1614134?query=featured_home&utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39392997&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_QHlLTSxlf0ilqRCP82Kzx_DOe_BXUtm3YPb_attzoyBdRFuDvaw_WoTbTQ1P54ZFcL-UEiwUj5Iwh5bj73FeFR-iudDm52X6BYwTJG4lXVaRCOEU&_hsmi=39392997&

 

NEWS ABOUT  COMMUNITY HEALTH

 

Women Doctors May Be Better For Patients’ Health http://khn.org/news/women-doctors-may-be-better-for-patients-health/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39544328&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-93X_m2vv8w1b-gp9fWHXGWGrXLPx6DyjaY_vvhst-loixax1OgAys5L-lms8MWAeb-IHMT0qTCYTYLsO0f5VkMY0ReZm-VJCsNm91ZzOiQ-TUAwTM&_hsmi=39544328

 

Flint isn't the only city with lead poisoning problems http://www.marketplace.org/2016/12/19/health-care/flint-isnt-only-city-lead-poisoning-problems?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39544328&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9BXea9n_YXrg4gxnx-R50VNidg0E60KTojExIb8P-9CGx-wSnOTocHT20TBJSx_ILsKJFkgrqUdiU6aP2LqEdtlcG7VNRKi3X1vdwZ2he-E3rjfgg&_hsmi=39544328

 

As More Women Drink, Some States Take Action http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2016/12/19/as-more-women-drink-some-states-take-action

 

What's Killing Low-Income Americans https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-12-12/what-s-killing-low-income-americans

 

Health Innovator: Patients Who Are Asked About Food, Heat See Medical Benefits http://www.wbur.org/bostonomix/2016/12/12/health-leads-patient-basic-resources?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39392997&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--aEY43-3Q_gPUTfdXHcbYVMvz0sNk52gF54utimekYgYu3KVX5yOu-X0p556cQKNPqx5H_A637-NIZ3pVNj8UNFYnuswsx4WSKAL9SgdgfRTB2ohQ&_hsmi=39392997

 

How To Spend Your Final Months At Home, Sweet Homehttp://khn.org/news/how-to-spend-your-final-months-at-home-sweet-home/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Topic-based&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39350036&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--7U5XykQkncsW6fYu48xyQQKQ2SzP0vSy6MFWDymR4znqIaTb79BIaGGzIm5YuOJGuvnlVZPRXKzndPg6YjPGDiCs7E5NtJRNzFXrj6PLHUtmKzFg&_hsmi=39350036

 

Terminally Ill Patients Don’t Use Aid-In-Dying Laws To Relieve Painhttp://khn.org/news/terminally-ill-patients-dont-use-aid-in-dying-laws-to-relieve-pain/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Topic-based&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=39350036&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_JvLGOLuLhhsES-Cns6jb8okbif6lbc6kgtLN2ppgRfevLQzwzWoa7zR8S6kWUhRXjtKyj2Fe55oF6ldLsJXSNS3ve9tUfpFjauhasBBsYL7x26T0&_hsmi=39350036