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Help Aging Veterans Cope with a Geriatric Mental Health Career

Daily Nurse

Still, one avenue of care you may not consider is geriatric mental health. As our Veteran population ages, those who […] Blog Career Advice Veterans careers with VA geriatric mental health Geriatric Mental Health Career Help Aging Veterans VA careers

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Geriatric Nursing: A Specialty in Need

Nurse.com

population ages, geriatric nurses and nurse practitioners (NPs) can make an impact. The need for geriatric nurses can be explained simply by looking at data highlighting an aging United States. Geriatric nurses are critical to our healthcare workforce.”. Attention for geriatrics.

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Hearing Loss in Geriatrics and Palliative Care: A Podcast with Nick Reed and Meg Wallhagen

GeriPal

Screening for addressing hearing loss should be an integral part of what we do in geriatrics and palliative care, but it often is either a passing thought or completely ignored. We’re going to be talking about hearing loss in geriatrics and in palliative care.

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5 Most Game-Changing Hospice Deals from 2022

Hospice News

An estimated 5 million to 8 million older adults in the United States have one or more mental health conditions, according to research from 2018 supplement to the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS), with projections that this number will triple over the next three decades.

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Nurse of the Week Nicole Bock Makes House Calls: “My Office is Everywhere”

Daily Nurse

Blog Minnesota News Nurse of the Week RN Awards and honors DAISY Award geriatric nursingWhen they hear “ding, dong!”

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Is it time for geriatricians to get on board with lecanemab? Jason Karlawish and Ken Covinsky

GeriPal

Jason Karlawish and Ken Covinsky appeared first on A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Podcast for Every Healthcare Professional. Geriatrics PodcastsSummary Transcript Summary.

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Negotiation and Dispute Resolution: A Podcast with Lee Lindquist and Alaine Murawski

GeriPal

Geriatrics. Alex: We are delighted to welcome back Lee Lindquist, who’s a geriatrician and chief of geriatrics at Northwestern. Geriatrics PodcastsSummary Transcript Summary.

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Managing Urinary Symptoms and UTI’s in Older Adults

GeriPal

Alex: Today we are delighted to welcome Chrissy Kistler, who is a geriatrician researcher in the Department of Family Medicine and Vision of Geriatrics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Geriatrics Palliative Care PodcastsSummary Transcript Summary.

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Aortic Stenosis, TAVRs, and Code Status: A Podcast with Gwen Bernacki and Ashok Krishnaswami

GeriPal

They also advocate for having more great minds at the table to help move the field forward (including geriatric and palliative care specialists!). Alex: We’re also delighted to welcome up Ashok Krishnaswami, who is a clinician researcher at Kaiser Permanente and a geriatric cardiologist.

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Rethinking Opioid Conversions: Mary Lynn McPherson and Drew Rosielle

GeriPal

The post Rethinking Opioid Conversions: Mary Lynn McPherson and Drew Rosielle appeared first on A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Podcast for Every Healthcare Professional. Geriatrics Palliative Care PodcastsSummary Transcript Summary.

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Caregivers Guide to Oral Care

Aging Life Care Association

Alisa Kaufman, a dentist specializing in geriatric care, shares her expertise to help caregivers become more confident in providing daily oral care to seniors — whether by brushing, flossing and using picks, or removing and cleaning full or partial dentures.

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Time to stop driving? Podcast with Emmy Betz and Terri Cassidy

GeriPal

Because I don’t think we think about that so much in palliative care, but we do in geriatrics. As is the case for many issues in geriatrics: some of the time, not all the time. Dementia Geriatrics PodcastsSummary Transcript Summary.

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Avoiding the Uncanny Valley in Serious Illness Communication: Josh Briscoe

GeriPal

The post Avoiding the Uncanny Valley in Serious Illness Communication: Josh Briscoe appeared first on A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Podcast for Every Healthcare Professional. Communication Geriatrics PodcastsSummary Transcript Summary.

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Caregivers Guide to Oral Care for Dentures

Aging Life Care Association

Alisa Kauffman, a dentist specializing in geriatric care, shares her expertise to help caregivers become more confident in providing daily oral care to seniors — whether by brushing, flossing and using picks, or removing and cleaning full or partial dentures.

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How to discuss stopping screening: Mara Schonberg

GeriPal

The post How to discuss stopping screening: Mara Schonberg appeared first on A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Podcast for Every Healthcare Professional. Cancer Geriatrics Hospice Palliative Care Seniors PodcastsSummary Transcript Summary.

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Aging and the ICU: Podcast with Lauren Ferrante and Julien Cobert

GeriPal

This idea that for critically ill patients in the ICU, geriatric conditions like disability, frailty, multimorbidity, and dementia should be viewed through a wider lens of what patients are like before and after the ICU event was transformative for our two guests today.

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What We Now Know About COVID Prevention and Treatment: A Podcast with Monica Gandhi

GeriPal

Summary Transcript Summary. We are two and a half years into the COVID pandemic.

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Should We Shift from Advance Care Planning to Serious Illness Communication?

GeriPal

appeared first on A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Podcast for Every Healthcare Professional. Advance Care Planning All Posts Geriatrics Palliative Care PodcastsSummary Transcript Summary.

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How to Select the Best Long-term Care Facility for Your Elder Parent

Caregiver Support Services

Making the decision that it’s time for your elderly parent to move into a long-term care facility is never easy, yet in some instances it is essential if your parent needs care you might not be able to offer. Selecting the right long-term care facility will impact your parent’s experience.

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Should we prioritize the unvaccincated for treatment? Govind Persad and Emily Largent

GeriPal

Govind Persad and Emily Largent appeared first on A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Podcast for Every Healthcare Professional. Ethics Geriatrics Healthcare Palliative Care PodcastsSummary Transcript Summary.

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Advance Care Planning Discussion: Susan Hickman, Sean Morrison, Rebecca Sudore, and Bob Arnold

GeriPal

Alex: Also returning Rebecca Sudore, who is professor of medicine at the UCSF in the division of geriatrics, and is a geriatric and palliative care doctor. I was on service and I had a geriatrics fellow and a palliative care fellow. Summary Transcript Summary.

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Understanding the Variability in Care of Nursing Home Residents with Advanced Dementia

GeriPal

Our first guest is Ruth Palan Lopez, who’s a geriatric nurse practitioner and the Jacques Mohr Professor of Gerontologic Nursing at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions. All Posts Geriatrics Nursing Homes Palliative Care Podcasts

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Bisphosphonates for Osteoporosis: Podcast with James Deardorff and Sei Lee

GeriPal

Alex: Today, we are delighted to welcome James Deardorff, who is a geriatrician and a T-32 research fellow in UCSF’s Division of Geriatrics. He’s a Geriatrician Palliative Care Clinician Researcher, also in the UCSF Division of Geriatrics. Summary Transcript Summary.

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Poetry about Aging: Marilyn McEntyre and Guy Micco

GeriPal

The post Poetry about Aging: Marilyn McEntyre and Guy Micco appeared first on A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Podcast for Every Healthcare Professional. Aging All Posts Geriatrics Palliative Care PodcastsSummary Transcript Summary.

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Oral Health Problems You Shouldn’t Ignore

Caregiver Support Services

As people get older, it’s natural for them to slack on their dental hygiene. Thoroughly brushing their teeth is more difficult as they lose range of motion. Older folks may also have underlying health conditions contributing to poor dental conditions.

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The Top Responsibilities of a Nursing Home

Caregiver Support Services

Choosing a long-term care program for your loved one is a tough but vital decision that determines the quality and frequency of care they receive. The number of options can seem overwhelming, especially when the same facility may offer several different kinds of services.

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The Different Certifications You’ll Need as a Nurse

Caregiver Support Services

Are you interested in a long career in nursing? If so, you’ll need to know which certifications to get. There are many nursing certifications, and they’re crucial for advancing your career.

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Five Early Sings You May be Experiencing Hearing Loss

Caregiver Support Services

It’s no secret that hearing loss is a common issue as we age—one in three people over 65 experience hearing loss. While many people associate hearing loss with older adults, it’s important to note that anyone can develop hearing problems no matter what age they are.

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Capital Caring Health to Expand Home-Based Primary Care Service

Hospice News

The move toward risk-based reimbursement systems is partly fueling a resurgence in home-based primary care, according to a 2018 study in the journal Geriatrics. Virginia-based Capital Caring Health is expanding its home-based primary care program.

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GeriPal Needs Your Feedback

GeriPal

The post GeriPal Needs Your Feedback appeared first on A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Podcast for Every Healthcare Professional. Sorry, no podcast this week. Rather, we are asking a favor of you.

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End of the Year Thanks, Thoughts, and Updates

GeriPal

The post End of the Year Thanks, Thoughts, and Updates appeared first on A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Podcast for Every Healthcare Professional.

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Gilchrist and Luminis Health Form Joint Venture, Find ‘Sweet Spot’ in Health Care Delivery

Hospice News

Maryland-based hospice and palliative care provider Gilchrist recently formed a joint venture with the hospital system Luminis Health to expand the full scope of senior and geriatric care in the state’s southern region.

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Improving Hospital Care for Older Adults through Acute Care for Elders (ACE Units): Kellie Flood and Stephanie Rogers

GeriPal

Alex: We are delighted to welcome to the GeriPal Podcast, Kellie Flood, who is a geriatrician at the University of Alabama Birmingham and associate Chief Quality Officer for Geriatrics and Care Transitions. And also to have those folks proactively assessing and addressing geriatric syndromes.

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Mrs. Flowers Takes the Helm at Comfort Home Care, Rockville, MD

Comfort Home Care

Comfort Home Care provides license Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), Geriatric Nursing Assistants (GNAs) and Home Health Aides (HHAs). Geraldine (Gerri) Flowers assumes the role as Chief Executive Officer of Comfort Home Care, effective May 9, 2022. ROCKVILLE, Md. PRWEB) May 09, 2022.

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Healthcare Apps and the Power of Coordinated Care

Chicago Caregiving

Because of this wide range of needs, geriatric care is among the most challenging specialties to manage. Communication-based healthcare apps stand to improve complex care coordination, which is especially important for older adults.

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Alzheimer's Dementia Reflections (Video 4:44)

Hospice and Nursing Homes Blog

According to the "Journal of the American Geriatrics Society," b y the year 2025, an estimated 7.2 As 2023 approaches, let's reflect on Alzheimer's dementia in terms of where we are and where we may be going in the future. We can begin by defining what dementia is in general terms.

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Hospices Leverage Partnerships to Scale Palliative Care Programs

Hospice News

Building partnerships with other providers can help mitigate these barriers, according to Dr. Nathan Goldstein, professor of geriatrics and palliative medicine for the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

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Sanford Health, Good Samaritan Society’s Mobile Clinic Offers Support to Hospice Patients

Hospice News

We decided to stand up this clinic, got some of the providers that worked in the older adult geriatric sector and really looked at what skill mix would be needed there.”.

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Palliative Care in A Conflict Zone: Help Us Support Our Hospice and Palliative Care Colleagues in Ukraine

GeriPal

The post Palliative Care in A Conflict Zone: Help Us Support Our Hospice and Palliative Care Colleagues in Ukraine appeared first on A Geriatrics and Palliative Care Podcast for Every Healthcare Professional. Stories from our colleagues in Ukraine have been both inspiring and troubling.

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Laugh it Off

Chicago Caregiving

For a lot of us, it’s a way to break an uncomfortable situation,” says Victoria Braund, MD, an internist who specializes in geriatric medicine at NorthShore University HealthSystem. Finding humor in tough times eases the pain.

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NHPCO Announces Incoming Vice President of Palliative and Advanced Care

NHPCO

Farrand is a board-certified adult nurse practitioner with an MSN focused on geriatric and adult health. For Immediate Release: March 4, 2022. Rory Farrand Has 20 Years of Health Care Experience.

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On Racism & Ageism: Ramona Rhodes, Sharon Brangman, Tim Farrell, and Nancy Lundebjerg

GeriPal

Alex: We are delighted to welcome Ramona Rhodes, who is a geriatrician and palliative care doctor, and member of the Board of Directors for the American Geriatric Society. Alex: And speaking of the American Geriatric Society, we are delighted to welcome Nancy Lundebjerg.

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2023 Top Paying Nursing Jobs

Diversity Nursing

Geriatric Nurse Geriatric Nurses work with Doctors and other healthcare professionals to care for the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of elderly patients, helping them maintain independence and quality of life.

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