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Assessing Cognitive Impairment in Older Patients: A Quick Guide for Primary Care Physicians

Get practical information and tips for assessing patients with memory loss or other signs of cognitive impairment with brief, easy-to-use tools.

PDF (218.76 KB)
Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Diagnosis, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Training Materials for Professionals

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Talking With Your Doctor Presentation Toolkit

Help older adults make the most of their doctor’s appointments and communicate effectively with clinicians using this easy-to-use presentation.

Zip (10.6 MB)
Keywords: Doctor-Patient Communication, Training Materials for Professionals

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Medicines: Use Them Safely

Learn how to take prescription and over-the-counter medications safely. Get tips on what to ask your doctor or pharmacist about buying medicines online.

PDF (116.9 KB)
Keywords: Medicines, Safety

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Online Health Information: Can You Trust It?

Get tips for finding reliable medical and health facts on the Web, from places like NIH. Learn what to ask about online healthcare or medicine info.

PDF (122.43 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Internet, Web, Health Information

Talking With Your Doctor: A Guide for Older People

Talking with Your Doctor: A Guide for Older People

Learn how to talk with your doctor and make the most of your appointment. Get tips on choosing a doctor.

PDF (646.83 KB)
Keywords: Doctor-Patient Communication

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Clinical Trials and Older People

Do you want to be a clinical trials research volunteer? Read about the benefits and risk, and words like placebo, informed consent, and control group.

PDF (364.71 KB)
Spanish Version
Keywords: Clinical Trials

Talking with your older patient: a clinician's handbook

Talking With Your Older Patient: A Clinician's Handbook

Effective clinician communication with the mature adult patient is important to good health. Get tips and learn about resources in this NIH guide.

PDF (6.24 MB)
Keywords: Doctor-Patient Communication, Training Materials for Professionals

Healthy Aging and Participating in Research presentation from the National Institute on Aging at NIH and the Administration for Community Living

Recruiting Older Adults into Research (ROAR) Toolkit

Get help recruiting older adults and caregivers to research studies with this toolkit from the NIH, CDC, and ACL. Includes presentations and flyers.

Zip (8.71 MB)
Keywords: Doctor-Patient Communication

guide for clinicians to manage older adults with cognitive impairment

Managing Older Patients with Cognitive Impairment: A Quick Guide for Primary Care Physicians

Get tips to care for a patient with cognitive impairment such as Alzheimer’s dementia. Develop medical and family support plans. Get drug advice.

PDF (206.29 KB)
Keywords: Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer's Disease, Treatment, Medications, Doctor-Patient Communication