TiP Learning Community – February 2, 2017

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NEWS ABOUT  SENIORS


Depression isn't normal part of aging. Learn about causes, treatments, etc  https://nihseniorhealth.gov/depression/aboutdepression/01.html


New Nursing Home Rules Offer Residents More Control Of Their Care  http://khn.org/news/new-nursing-home-rules-offer-residents-more-control-of-their-care/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Topic-based&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=40978741&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9-qVhltsFiL7WBsFcPi6YT21ShoJ__9FU-YmRuHhjFcg-zc02g93RBcn0nvoJkAQ8gPMLoRydEehbg1sSsJBZ1BNKEBc_4d1-18sAhI_X-3pCvLiw&_hsmi=40978741


Seniors Suffer Amid Widespread Fraud By Medicaid Caretakers http://khn.org/news/seniors-suffer-amid-widespread-fraud-by-medicaid-caretakers/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Topic-based&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=40978741&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--3k5q513JfEBdtndeDxpYjZRme72edm2ZLManccCKl1JvX7e-fTlQ50SjfcmMGUiacQKh60fmmhMhCPLhgIIeeQp_huGrucrO3f72_t_LIdK-kSu0&_hsmi=40978741


Could a Cure for Loneliness In Older Adults Be This Simple?http://www.nextavenue.org/could-this-simple-solution-for-loneliness-work-for-older-adults/?hide_newsletter=true&utm_source=Next+Avenue+Email+Newsletter&utm_campaign=dd5640614f-01_24_2017_Tues_Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_056a405b5a-dd5640614f-165443949&mc_cid=dd5640614f&mc_eid=2496347cbd


How To Make A Home Much More Friendly To Seniors Using Wheelchairs Or Walkers http://khn.org/news/how-to-make-a-home-much-more-friendly-to-seniors-using-wheelchairs-or-walkers/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=41389837&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9teK-fOQgLcJg7aHrtEffLAb78_dVBOx5n7pysC9D2HNkZpCqI7jHw1Cxbau8z0Svx9b_WksVbQT_n8aeE6AVMdlzPg5Ai86cVoEFPLZsGP52Jgqc&_hsmi=41389837


Social activity, cognitive decline and dementia risk: a 20-year prospective cohort study https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4619410/


What Medicaid Block Grants Would Mean For Seniors http://www.forbes.com/sites/howardgleckman/2017/01/25/what-medicaid-block-grants-would-mean-for-seniors/#2b72d6d606b5


Medical Groups Raise Blood Pressure Rx Threshold for Healthy Adults Over 60 https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_163063.html


Fitter Seniors May Have Healthier Brainshttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_163216.html


NEWS ABOUT CAREGIVERS


The Structural Burden of Caregiving: Shared Challenges in the United States and Canada http://gerontologist.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/08/12/geront.gnw102.abstract


Going Out: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/going-out


The 11th Annual National Caregiving Conference will explore the relationship between family caregiving and public health. Join this day-long event on March 21, 2017 at the 2017 Aging in America conference.  http://www.caregiving.org/coalitions/annual-conference/


When Loved One Has Breast Cancer, Partner Suffers, Toohttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_163188.html


NEWS ABOUT CHRONIC ILLNESS

Poverty's Impact on a Child's Mental Health:  Poor kids more likely to grow up feeling powerless and behaving aggressively, study shows.  https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_162949.html


Link Seen Between Concussions and Alzheimer'shttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_163025.html


High Blood Pressure Often Undiagnosed, Untreatedhttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_162996.html


Migraine Linked to Higher Stroke Risk After Surgeryhttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_162999.html


Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Personal Stories, Research, Advice http://www.nextavenue.org/special-report/alzheimers-dementia-resources-stories/


Anxiety Disorders:  Information from the National Institute of Mental Health  https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/anxiety-disorders/index.shtml


Poverty Harder on Women's Hearts, Research Showshttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_163168.html


NEWS ABOUT  COMMUNITY HEALTH