TiP Learning Community – November 28, 2016


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NEWS ABOUT  SENIORS

New Clues to Age-Related Hearing Losshttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161359.html

Older Surgery Patients Should Be Screened for Frailty: Study https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161353.html

Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniorshttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161371.html

Staying Out Of The Closet In Old Age http://khn.org/news/staying-out-of-the-closet-in-old-age/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36022972&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--EkJlyLJg2dLDSY5nn2vF-3pKEKo4pI1Kyr8rKkDhat_IbV1tIjBBK4sI6o75LOTefIqVTAKuBPpZ8mhx0MVqmzg2_vVHqWC6Kci1SDEy2yZX1KG4&_hsmi=36022972

Big Raises For Many Home Care Workers Won’t Necessarily Help Senior Citizens http://khn.org/news/big-raises-for-many-home-care-workers-wont-necessarily-help-senior-citizens/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36101369&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--Rtqhxjk4TtVndLLGNy0NKFbHdbRCjxmHmSDq35wNukBXD1103ZL3BDJplB2eXxMvozgOdnGn1OtM7TqVrrc1Q7TjXyILyvnVMYgh6_QtVlfBM7C8&_hsmi=36101369

Older women need to discuss gynecological problems w/ their providers. http://www.healthinaging.org/resources/resource:women-s-health-what-to-ask/

Check out how art enhanced the lives of older adults in senior living facilities:  http://www.arttherapy.org/upload/alfatoolkit.pdf

Effects of laughter therapy on depression, cognition and sleep among the community-dwelling elderly.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21241447

How To Fight For Yourself At The Hospital — And Avoid Readmission http://khn.org/news/how-to-fight-for-yourself-at-the-hospital-and-avoid-readmission/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Topic-based&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36214132&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_lUuTla9bboz1AeMYtUyrj7aWeyhsUJlbVDplVa9s8DIAudxLmE0rxveAk7TFbXzRZtrX-GY9NMuiv8W_jv69jN96U0PJcdg35dj_q-d5BlEDyhNk&_hsmi=36214132

Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress, Medical Risks For Elderly Patientshttp://khn.org/news/geriatric-ers-reduce-stress-medical-risks-for-elderly-patients/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Topic-based&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36214132&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--EGueJkDuRUb4h4hyleBHLfXoWJKtyn2uC67X7dyhls14Wv-SKWXf_-yPmyG1psc3Hx6NelqzOroRHqe0Damrv6t5I-xV8fBKEgi1U9BH0d5x2rDQ&_hsmi=36214132

For Seniors, Teeth Need Care — But Insurance Coverage Is Rarehttp://khn.org/news/for-seniors-teeth-need-care-but-insurance-coverage-is-rare/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36414335&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-810euUArsq4W2kzK5pkRxMg9ewC5LdK7LhPAIP-MVzwQrg8OZCuukpe_9ESSrTDj6Nw063P2l_CZf9zVUEO4RxUmL8qr3TVTbzrdBxxkmPWtzoH54&_hsmi=36414335

Why are urinary tract infections such a big deal for the elderly?http://www.philly.com/philly/health/20161030_Why_are_urinary_tract_infections_such_a_big_deal_for_the_elderly_.html?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36655897&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_vUurguKrHD2eYf7867r4LajEsUq4ljjtrMkII5HT1LJGJwiIVzuZvDsS8thpWIxgR7z4NxlnFAPN6MMS6-unypyaS2AZ6f6lT5GdqhDcjPMdoR38&_hsmi=36655897

NEWS ABOUT CAREGIVERS

National Stroke Association's Caregiving Guide for resources and caregiving tips. http://www.stroke.org/we-can-help/caregivers-and-family/careliving-guide

A Practical To-Do List For Family Caregivers http://khn.org/news/a-practical-to-do-list-for-family-caregivers/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Topic-based&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36214132&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--LXOluVdN0jtDDCIH6jWiYbtbHvg1gGQqSBhBiBV0zDmQDKyOTtJy7TgQWEIkopleqzxFjv3wCoxc42iw5URRIxkPwyyTfLMCHVyHTvV6-CZqzruI&_hsmi=36214132

Key Steps Can Help Patients Recover From A Stay In The ICUhttp://khn.org/news/key-steps-can-help-patients-recover-from-a-stay-in-the-icu/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Topic-based&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36214132&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-85ACtmEr74YHDOH92aNFPJTh6BEEO4gN9HoQBmsBboey90KXypeziWSvGQdGdZEXkvjEG7hL5JFJ3ppH6AW_2j4KPdNiUn_Nzd0svoEuqd94IXfsI&_hsmi=36214132

5-year, $1.9 million study aims to improve resident, caregiver quality of life http://www.mcknightsseniorliving.com/news/5-year-19-million-study-aims-to-improve-resident-caregiver-quality-of-life/article/567004/

Caregivers say they want technology. Why aren’t they buying yet?http://medcitynews.com/2016/10/caregivers-technology/


Advance Directives: A Family Caregiver’s Guidehttp://www.nextstepincare.org/uploads/File/Guides/Advance_Directives/Advance_Directives.pdf


Family caregiver's guide to hospice and palliative care http://www.nextstepincare.org/uploads/File/Guides/Hospice/hospice.pdf

Long distance caregivers can provide support at cancer diagnosis and treatment.  http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org/sites/default/files/uploads/living-with-cancer/topics/guide/fsac_support_from_a_distance.pdf

LGBT Caregiving: Frequently Asked Questions https://www.caregiver.org/lgbt-caregiving-frequently-asked-questions

When Should You Help Your Loved One Manage Multiple Chronic Conditions? http://www.nextavenue.org/how-help-loved-one-manage-chronic-conditions/

NEWS ABOUT  CHRONIC ILLNESS

Depression Can Fuel Heart Disease in Midlife Women: Studyhttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161357.html

Women's Memory Advantage Might Skew Alzheimer's Diagnosishttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161328.html

High Blood Pressure May Hike Dementia Riskhttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161398.html

Scarcity Of Mental Health Care Means Patients — Especially Kids — Land In ER http://khn.org/news/scarcity-of-mental-health-care-means-patients-especially-kids-land-in-er/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36022972&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-84dnRyofv6-2-KYzvbDvLaaODKOA1Z-44smlKp19U55Pi9RtDGlXXD3ueRKmtvra0cLIJ_gEh5XS-Lwb24pp2RfU8dJ92Q_Iil-R_JBsAX3xgtiz8&_hsmi=36022972

Report: ER Has Become ‘Dumping Ground’ For Psych Patients Abandoned By Health System http://khn.org/morning-breakout/report-er-has-become-dumping-ground-for-psych-patients-abandoned-by-health-system/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36022972&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_OcIzR40Wx88pk2wnjbBRaf8RopeTH1OVx1HXxXmDfjgNWXZ7bXOE4HwGGGgPjBObZp4wjtvp9DhiVOMAwR4UvugWgXQH3Tle5mUaT9aTKz_Ax8fk&_hsmi=36022972

Millions Of Americans Not Getting Mental Health Treatment They Need, Report Finds http://khn.org/morning-breakout/millions-of-americans-not-getting-mental-health-treatment-they-need-report-finds/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36180791&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_0Z6I1LiV_VvMJx-0AfhoQfkHWxp0s2IKYrBh3CFeECIyfWggZPiflWmOcUEM2hVIIWV-_HcOTnHYiY7Nx_k4SoLLpjlfnTcYwdsCFe_kP0x5OVnU&_hsmi=36180791

Untangling a cause of memory loss in neurodegenerative diseaseshttps://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/untangling-cause-memory-loss-neurodegenerative-diseases#.V_6FA3gIK3U.facebook

Smokeless Tobacco Product Tied to Higher Risk of Prostate Cancer Death https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161500.html

High Blood Pressure May Hike Dementia Riskhttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161398.html

Inhaled Version of Parkinson's Drug May Help Keep Symptoms at Bay https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161450.html

Even for Men at High Risk, Healthy Living May Help Prevent Colon Cancer https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161568.html

The VSED Exit: A Way to Speed Up Dying, Without Asking Permission http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/25/health/voluntarily-stopping-eating-drinking.html?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36335702&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8iVQSkSYGA1On0rwmq8N9VN5G8nRFEqcMqVMzku5LKB3ozn3mCI5EnHSCNn1MRhd-nQSIX9KI9CRikMz7cBWg3O9St-Ybf2rPJZ0aXXC8bmW6TUlg&_hsmi=36335702&_r=0

Terminally Ill Patients Don’t Use Aid-In-Dying Laws To Relieve Painhttp://khn.org/news/terminally-ill-patients-dont-use-aid-in-dying-laws-to-relieve-pain/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36498325&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_J4VLb6u9VmsSxaLYTSEdsk8b3rc7K9sWOeDrMnYEt_xYEa1uWFzLAVQz0PFQdRAqh9HIk6knBDMzqQFoy0rypEhYJHHEzSUC-3euLndRyD1AdU9s&_hsmi=36498325

What are complementary treatment options for chronic pain?https://nihseniorhealth.gov/complementaryhealthapproaches/researchonpainmanagement/01.html

Presidential ‘Parity’ Panel Offers Steps To Treat Mental Illness Like Other Disease http://khn.org/news/presidential-parity-panel-offers-steps-to-treat-mental-illness-like-other-disease/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36733816&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-87VB_kqvGmdw7wv9KyBB3oQZQZiWBNzblFcJHUJ1AVMANbJ3TrDp4eAc5jA7RjcdEE9pCpEeeYGGABjleZmZXJqekRRa337P-3WBmCMOm5Lo-nTMQ&_hsmi=36733816

There’s a shortage of child psychiatrists, and kids are hurtinghttps://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/theres-a-shortage-of-child-psychiatrists-and-kids-are-hurting/2016/10/28/37fd19f0-63b6-11e6-be4e-23fc4d4d12b4_story.html?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_ynTzakQpz5lljM8hLXr3gOTbbdFiR7d89tWcQOuIu0jzkdPhfl_Ugz3KRFtJNUgqLiInvyHTCe42894gKHxVqFj8H-QVeluZDcqPkvwDn9fOcGhk&_hsmi=36733816&utm_campaign=KHN%3A%20Daily%20Health%20Policy%20Report&utm_content=36733816&utm_medium=email&utm_source=hs_email

NEWS ABOUT  COMMUNITY HEALTH

LGBT Community’s Classification As Health Disparity Population May Spark Much Needed Research http://khn.org/morning-breakout/lgbt-communitys-classification-as-health-disparity-population-may-spark-much-needed-research/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36101369&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--IQGB4cSqBATvGAiwtxDqFsGN7rUPdFu4R4K_sbnE2rYXiE4HVHF2W_Jfrirghu6ycHXglIUhAJZv7jETzAYRSa36jbNyhVNonSef50mBIwj_t8Nk&_hsmi=36101369

U.S. Life Expectancy Lags Behind Other Wealthy Nationshttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161347.html

The Trust Gap in Healthcare: Findings from the 2016 Healthcare Trust Index http://thehealthcareblog.com/blog/2016/10/18/the-trust-gap-in-healthcare-findings-from-the-2016-healthcare-trust/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36101369&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9-6coUQNBkiPmDCdsH2c1XRwGJ6vMlEGdWZH4umKr0BocSHtS4ATXWRR-QcHYIUP5Qke3EeI4yr8SO2vjbTltBA5CwRsEsqD31rsLbLNgoX-F-68Q&_hsmi=36101369

An Idea Borrowed From South Africa: Ordinary Citizens Fill Gaps In Health Care http://khn.org/news/an-idea-borrowed-from-south-africa-ordinary-citizens-fill-gaps-in-health-care/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36180791&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9B78sNtshWh8yWTr90uNVXdrqUzuCcLzXSbxttIA-UIWI8_cYTh668i1qU5EaKGIFFL3aMORpL9mLPpobJkxQ8aR5ZwqjJTqBixGTmXZz4ET2Bung&_hsmi=36180791

Why Opioid Users Overdosing In Cars Is ‘New Norm’: They’re More Likely To Survive http://khn.org/morning-breakout/why-opioid-users-overdosing-in-cars-is-new-norm-theyre-more-likely-to-survive/?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36655897&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--1BVcFctato9SHZSbw2PzdQoybdHTXAf4vgOWICT85EVxMJ_uisq80uNHk7KmSreIMAERStARxMEEX1xew5JQ0yHDEEqEA4U92A-Jzgi3i3YQBeA4&_hsmi=36655897

Americans Are Dying Faster. Millennials, Toohttp://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-10-28/americans-are-dying-faster-millennials-too?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36655897&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9sgbpQ233zXL11XwJanOfLWgoOaS3_euBJXGIYQ7vKTY7uuZZpIFWAFk2-FfV1aHoegnoMt4XHHY7pck3XZMXCDW4KKMr9HpvJ9UqFCgwY8J4buSw&_hsmi=36655897