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ADL Assistance Evaluation Tools

ADL Assistance Evaluation Tools There are a number of tools used in the evaluation of ADL’s, or Activities of Daily Living. These tools measure a person’s need for assistance, how much assistance is needed, and what type of specific assistance should be administered. The Katz Index of Independence in Activities…

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The Aging LGBT Faces Unique Challenges

The Aging LGBT Faces Unique Challenges As the LGBT community is more accepted, more people are admitting to their differences – in fact, this began in the early 80’s, when being gay was just becoming a part of society. As a result, we have an aging population from the LGBT…

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Fall and fall prevention

Fall and fall prevention and is medication overdosage can be the result of a fall.. An Overview of Falls in the Elderly Falls are one of the main concerns among the aging population. There are several risk factors, including drugs, in fall risks among seniors. Drug metabolism, efficacy and ADRs…

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The Aging LGBT Faces Unique Challenges

The Aging LGBT Faces Unique Challenges As the LGBT community is more accepted, more people are admitting to their differences – in fact, this began in the early 80’s, when being gay was just becoming a part of society. As a result, we have an aging population from the LGBT…

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