From Clinical Advisor: GAPNA 2023 Meeting Coverage.
Planning for aging should start now, factors include communication, environment, financial issues, physical care and dependencies, and cognitive status.
Over a 5-month period, a team of nurse practitioners increased the registration of home-bound older patients for the State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry by 227%.
What is the impact of polypharmacy and Alzheimer disease and related dementias on the health and wellness of older adults?
A community food program provided social support to counter the increased social isolation during the COVID pandemic and helped overcome the logistical difficulty of food access for many participants.
This study aimed to improve older patients’ care during their time spent in the Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE) Unit by developing a “Get to Know Me” dry-erasable poster.
What does it take to keep older adults in long-term care or home-care settings safe during health crises or natural disasters?
Clinical Advisor reported from the 2021 GAPNA Annual Conference and covered this key session on a nurse-led program that helped decrease new cases of delirium in older adults, presented by Dr. Rebecca Spear.
Clinical Advisor reported from the 2021 GAPNA Annual Conference and covered Dr. Lorraine Novosel’s report on depression as a cardiovascular disease risk factor.
Clinical Advisor reported from the 2021 GAPNA Annual Conference and covered this session on the positive impact of a nurse-led program on medication adherence by Dr. Valerie Gruss.