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Good communication is an important part of the healing process. When a doctor and patient work as a team, they are more likely to achieve better health outcomes. Use the links below to get tips for patients on talking with your doctor, tips for health care professionals on working with older patients, and other free tools for health care professionals.

Information for older adults and caregivers.

Information for doctors and other health care professionals.

Free clinical practice tools, training materials, and more resources.


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