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This review catalogues and assesses tools used to evaluated mild cognitive delay in healthy elderly populations. The authors advocated additional research to address identified gaps in the literature to facilitate...  Read More

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Social isolation and loneliness have been recognized challenges in recent decades. However, the COVID-19 pandemic augmented these challenges and provided a stark wakeup call for professionals, families, and individuals at...  Read More

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Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia are leading causes of functional decline for older adults worldwide. This article describes professional practice guidelines for psychologists who perform evaluations of dementia, MCI,...  Read More

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This study aims to compare trajectories of prescribed opioid doses in six months preceding an incident of opioid related adverse events (ORAE), for cases and for a matched control group...  Read More

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The purpose of this scoping review is to investigate the value of creative arts therapies in healthy older adults. This article aims to shed light on current knowledge concerning the...  Read More

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Older age and medical comorbidity are factors associated with more severe illness and risk of death due to COVID-19 infection. Social distancing is an important public health strategy for controlling...  Read More

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The objective of the current study is to evaluate PEARLS effectiveness for increasing social connectedness among underserved older adults with depression. The study addresses the following three questions: 1. What...  Read More

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Psychiatric Disorders Among Older Black Americans 1.5 credits

Within- and Between-Group Differences

Psychiatric disorders impose significant personal, social, and financial costs for individuals, families, and the nation. Despite a large amount of research and several journals focused on psychiatric conditions, there is...  Read More

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Depression and dementia are common incapacitating diseases in old age. The exact nature of the relationship between these conditions remains unclear, and multiple explanations have been suggested: depressive symptoms may...  Read More

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Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults: 3.75 credits

An Evidence Update for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

This research intensive course is based on a review that addressed the direct evidence on the benefits and harms of screening for cognitive impairment versus no screening, the test accuracy...  Read More

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Assessment and Treatment of Older Adults 15 credits

A Guide for Mental Health Professionals

This course is based on the book of the same title. Using the APA Guidelines for Psychological Practice With Older Adults and the Pikes Peak Model for Training in Professional...  Read More

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In The Good Death, Ann Neumann charts the social, political, religious, and medical landscape to explore how we die in America today. Neumann weaves personal accounts with a historical exploration...  Read More

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This article reviews recent research on the epidemiology, assessment, and treatment of personality disorders among older adults (>60 years old). The authors also offer clinical implications and recommendations for clinicians...  Read More

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Over time, the landscape for aging individuals has continued to evolve. Through the exploration of population demographics, costs, cultural preferences and more, this presentation explores how social workers can lean...  Read More

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This course looks at bereavement care practices of palliative service providers. Surveys of bereaved family caregivers reveals that individuals believe they need more or different services than they received. Key...  Read More

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The overall goal of this review is to present the state-of-the-science on elder abuse prevention to inform intervention research. Applications for prevention of elder abuse are drawn by analogy from...  Read More

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This course will explore issues affecting end-of-life care decisions: culture, health literacy, family dynamics, medical advances, ethics and the dichotomy of prolonging life vs. quality of life. Hospice, Advance Directives,...  Read More

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This course discusses the usability of web-based alcohol education for adults 55 and older. Drinking frequency and quantity were measured at baseline and 4 week follow-up. Participants were given a...  Read More

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This course is a review of available research on shared-decision making amongst medical providers, support persons, and mature adult clients This course is based on the article, Supported shared decision-making...  Read More

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Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a phase in cognitive decline when it is still possible to intervene to reverse the decline. Cognitive stimulation delivered through psychosocial interventions provides both psychological...  Read More

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