Read how conversations with older adults can help identify potential mental health issues in the September issue of CARE Connections, the monthly newsletter of the School of Nursing’s Center for Aging Research and Education.
Here’s an excerpt:
“Ideally, depression screening should be routine,” says Earlise Ward. “When folks are coming in for diabetes or hypertension related issues, especially middle aged and older adults, their primary care providers can ask, ‘How are you feeling today? I know it can be a challenge, managing your condition and it can really impact your quality of life.’”
This month’s CARE Connections also includes a profile of CARE Affiliate and SoN Assistant Professor Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi, and news and events relevant to older adult health, along with a list of SoN tools to put into practice.
Read the issue here.
This post was authored by Diane Farsetta Farsetta on 09/20/2018.