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May

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Can “Sundowning” in Alzheimer’s Patients be Treated?

Posted by on May 8th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

A new study confirms earlier research about what causes sundowning in Alzheimer’s patients.  This could lead to a pharmacological treatment to eliminate this issue. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that typically begins in those 60 years and older.  It is the most common type of dementia and impacts parts of the brain that handle… Read More »

Posted in: Aging, Blog, Research

May

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month

Posted by on May 1st, 2018 0 comments

It’s the first day of May and the beginning of Arthritis Awareness Month.  An estimated 22.7% of the U.S. population has received an arthritis diagnosis from a doctor.  43.5% of diagnosed patients have had to limit their activities due to this condition. Arthritis is a blanket term used to describe joint pain or joint disease. … Read More »

Posted in: Aging, Blog, General (all entries)

Dec

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Taking Multiple Medications Poses Risks

Posted by on December 5th, 2017 0 comments

Many older Americans take multiple medications — but only about one-third ever discuss possible interactions between drugs, a new poll finds. The poll was conducted by the university’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation. It was sponsored by AARP and Michigan Medicine, the university’s academic medical center. “Interactions between drugs, and other substances, can put… Read More »

Posted in: Aging, Blog, Consumer Health, Electronic Resources

Mar

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Outreach Librarians receive training in connecting with the Aging Community

Posted by on March 1st, 2017 0 comments

The NNLM SCR was excited to host its annual Outreach Librarian training session at the UNT Health Science Center campus in February. Outreach Librarians from the eighteen (18) Resource Libraries within the NNLM SCR participated in the two day training session. Practitioners in the field of Geriatrics and Community Outreach shared information with the group… Read More »

Posted in: Aging, Consumer Health, Resources, Texas, Training

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