TiP Learning Community – April 21, 2017

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NEWS ABOUT  SENIORS


More Older Women Hitting the Bottle Hardhttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_164321.html


Drug Tied to Dementia Risk Overprescribed to Seniors: Studyhttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_164375.html


Exercise: The Cellular 'Fountain of Youth'https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_164328.html


Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Agehttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_164477.html


Cognitive Health and Older Adults https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/cognitive-health


NEWS ABOUT CAREGIVERS


SelfCare resources, emergency treatment information, and more on the National Library of Medicine's Pinterest page for Caregivers.https://www.pinterest.com/nlm4caregivers/


Digital Technology for the Family Caregiver https://www.caregiver.org/digital-technology-family-caregiver


Alzheimer's Caregiving -- Managing Medications https://nihseniorhealth.gov/alzheimerscare/medications/01.html


Family Caregiver Alliance offers advice on dealing with behavioral issues of loved ones.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDOJxKxNKsI&index=7&list=PLa1B8idpEiEplIAyH_swKvZvTQ9yAKH6t


New information resource on caring for a loved one with Lupushttp://resources.lupus.org/collections/caregiver


The Conversation Starter Kit is specifically designed to help families and loved ones of people with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia who want guidance about “having the conversation.” http://theconversationproject.org/starter-kits/


Grooming and Dressing: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/grooming-and-dressing


NEWS ABOUT CHRONIC ILLNESS

Alternative Approaches To Pain Gaining Victories As Opioid Epidemic Rages On  http://khn.org/morning-breakout/alternative-approaches-to-pain-gaining-victories-as-opioid-epidemic-rages-on/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A%20Daily%20Health%20Policy%20Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=49878755&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--g3XUPMsNs25Pjyh6T2RK_KtVyLcwF-UhTbVBwCCEFUl01bhkr3nxdxU6w8Wvc5HDjUL7l4uLoEvDsmlJCfjTM7pNH4DRCDi8omesr9N3lv8NhR3U&_hsmi=49878755


20 percent of patients with serious conditions are first misdiagnosed, study says  https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/20-percent-of-patients-with-serious-conditions-are-first-misdiagnosed-study-says/2017/04/03/e386982a-189f-11e7-9887-1a5314b56a08_story.html?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--rFBHXwlJYHW0lMHwGgMHzTBFSt1Q37D9-60ZzKIB0m_XXgddvN7MrJS5iSxnZJ6OFXeMj5xaY8nOBA9mqkfKmQyXbEhch8f8GN7kaNXV0JpWbCng&_hsmi=49878755&utm_campaign=KHN%3A%20Daily%20Health%20Policy%20Report&utm_content=49878755&utm_medium=email&utm_source=hs_email&utm_term=.48d8f7264342


Getting the Mentally Ill Out of Jails  http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2017/04/07/getting-the-mentally-ill-out-of-jails


Survival Continues to Improve for Most Cancershttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_164397.html


As Weight Goes Up, So Does Death Riskhttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_164419.html


Sleepless Nights, Unhealthy Hearts?https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_164395.html


Resource on complementary treatments related to dementia. https://nccih.nih.gov/health/alzheimer


‘Everybody knows somebody’: This state is a laboratory for the future of Alzheimer’s in America https://www.statnews.com/2017/04/12/alzheimers-north-dakota-caregivers/


How To Help Alzheimer’s Patients Enjoy Life, Not Just ‘Fade Away’http://khn.org/news/how-to-help-alzheimers-patients-enjoy-life-not-just-fade-away/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A%20Topic-based&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=50991852&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--VL_VRnEL6aXr-alxwvakC5qeFUr6vhy4RVhlKxS4OHUPvVVDJRodOlzN8SvLJBRMVij7OepliajqvekFlTbeJieXXyMYMlFKOuqCoG6eRfL9gxi4&_hsmi=50991852


NEWS ABOUT  COMMUNITY HEALTH


Against a history of medical mistreatment, African-Americans are distrustful of hospice care  https://www.statnews.com/2017/04/05/hospice-care-african-americans/?_hsenc=p2ANqtz--Wd1WNqGc2BaO8_cHExP4sqvS94r22k9u_pKtP91socqbUkxUc34C1T2dN3tN9XNYbQb49joPZjquAwGhsTVMYcZtgt3DMWi7j_FSEdeyvHHgJp3g&_hsmi=50081746


Epidemic Of Dying Rural Hospitals Shattering Communities’ Health Security  http://khn.org/morning-breakout/epidemic-of-dying-rural-hospitals-shattering-communities-health-security/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A%20Daily%20Health%20Policy%20Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=50503138&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9YBwPw7z25ptteGFDy6d1kZrlnxzbWQq2LI9yCOl94jhzDYsFxMdznQT1Ux333GkE-J-W2PM6XoFPFdLIlGLQ_K1UjtQBvPWZxK4oNk86_dCzsJ3Q&_hsmi=50503138


A pain in the night and a harrowing drive: A crisis in rural health care puts mothers-to-be on a risky roadhttps://www.statnews.com/2017/04/17/rural-health-delivery-babies/?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_teC8MlFaDvYzqyKJ5amiNVQ4DbhHBkPc6I75Fb09qQESbbZ4Z3yCnnP8mSNj0-FWU2d4OtruI40ZycsnXNurYUlSsu-sq0MThdCI5QiSXCe6v0-0&_hsmi=50754399