TiP Learning Community – February 27, 2017

NEWS ABOUT  SENIORS


Hospital-Related Delirium May Help Worsen Dementiahttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_163123.html


Implanted Defibrillators Benefit Seniors: Studyhttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_163121.html


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


What are steps men can take to live a healthier life as they grow older?  http://www.healthinaging.org/files/documents/tipsheets/mens_health.pdf


Older adults embracing 'living apart together' https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170209134257.htm


10,000 U.S. Seniors Die Within Week of ER Discharge Every Year: Study  https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_163381.html


Age-related dizziness and imbalance  https://vestibular.ong/node/10


NEWS ABOUT CAREGIVERS


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


How can caregivers help to prevent falls and fractures for older adults? Check this guide:  https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/publication/falls-and-fractures


Changes in the couple relationship in dementia care:  Spouse carers’ experiences  http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1471301209354021

Creating a Healthier Life:  A Step-by-Step Guide to Wellness  http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content//SMA16-4958/SMA16-4958.pdf


NEWS ABOUT CHRONIC ILLNESS

Scientists Create Clothing With 'Knitted' Muscle Powerhttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_163272.html


Hispanics, Blacks Less Likely to Get High Blood Pressure Treatment: Study https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_163089.html


Diabetes Kills More Americans Than Had Been Thoughthttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_163243.html


Lack of Exercise Might Invite Dementia https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_163264.html


Busy Minds May Be Better at Fighting Dementia https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_163310.html


Main risk factors for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) http://www.agingresearch.org/amd


Healing and Preventing Pain, Complementary and Integrative Approaches  https://medlineplus.gov/magazine/issues/winter17/articles/winter17pg20.html


NEWS ABOUT  COMMUNITY HEALTH