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Hospital Hints

Use these checklists to prepare for your hospital stay. These tips can help your stay be a safe one.

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Spanish Version
Keywords: Hospitalization, Health Care, Physicians

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Considering Surgery?

Learn what to ask your doctor when you plan surgery or in case of an emergency. Get tips to choose a surgeon, get a second opinion, and assess cost.

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Spanish Version
Keywords: Risk, Surgery, Hospitalization, Health Care

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.

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Keywords: Doctor-Patient Communication

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.

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Keywords: Doctor-Patient Communication, Training Materials for Professionals

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.

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Keywords: Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer's Disease, Treatment, Medications, Doctor-Patient Communication