From UCTV: Dr. Geroges Naasan explores the principal clinical syndromes of Alzheimer’s Disease: memory, visual, language and frontal/executive. He also discusses neuropathology, genetic factors and modern biomarkers with colleagues from the UCSF Memory and Aging Center. Recorded on 04/30/2019.

I recall when my family moved to a Chicago suburb in 1973, no one knew what I was talking about when I asked for biscuits. It wasn’t until Jimmy Carter was elected President in 1976 that restaurants up there learned about biscuits, mayonnaise, iced tea and similar southern delicacies. I’m sharing this video because everyone […]

Resources from Justice in Aging: Language Access Rights: Tips for Advocates of Limited English Proficient Older Adults Ten Things You Should Know About Language Access Advocacy for Older Adults Toolkit for Outreach and Education (National Asian Pacific Center on Aging) Eligibility and Access to Aid (Southeast Asia Resource Action Center)

Reposted from the Administration for Community Living A new report released this week by the National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) shares information collected from family caregiver listening sessions. The listening sessions were designed to provide multiple forums for family caregivers to share their challenges and needs, and recommendations for services, supports, and policies […]

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has published new tools on Reverse Mortgages. The tool box includes basic information, eligibility, information about fees and how reverse mortgages are repaid.

Cornell Law School’s Legal Information Institute (LII) includes a page with a wealth of information, including definitions and summaries of legal concepts and subjects such as contract law and tort law. It clarifies the meaning of nuanced terms like “Malpractice ,” which is a species of tort, saying “The tort committed when a professional fails […]

In Atlanta Oculoplastic Surgery, P.C. v. Nestlehutt, 286 Ga. 731 (2010), the Georgia Supreme Court considered whether arbitrary limits to noneconomic damages in malpractice cases violated Georgia’s Constitution. Those limits were imposed as part of the Tort Reform Act of 2005, and were codified at O.C.G.A. § 53-13-1. In Nestlehutt, Dr. Harvey P. Cole had […]

The head-to-toe assessment in nursing is an important physical health assessment that nurses perform. In a nursing home, 42 CFR § 483.21 requires development of a baseline care plan within 48 hours of admission. A comprehensive care plan must be developed within 7 days. 42 CFR § 483.20 provides that a facility must make a […]

From Registered NurseRN: Tuberculosis (TB) is a contagious bacterial infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis symptoms can include coughing that is persistent for 3 weeks or more, night sweats, fever, chest pain, weight loss, coughing up blood, and chest pain. See here for other videos from RegisteredNurseRN or visit

This video, produced by the National Adult Protective Services Association, identifies signs of elder abuse. Also see University of California’s video, Elder Abuse: The Crime of the Twenty-First Century? – Research on Aging. Attorney Paul Greenwood has prosecuted more than four hundred felony cases of elder and dependent abuse, both physical and financial. He examines […]

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