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How To Engage Older Adults With Digital Health

The Covid-19 public health emergency has changed the landscape of healthcare service delivery. Healthcare service providers have had to pivot rapidly to new and different treatment modalities while serving patients… Read More

Mental Wellness Across The Lifespan Series: Older Adult Infographic

In the United States, millions of Americans are affected by mental illness. The month of May has been designated as National Mental Health Awareness Month. PsychU joins the national movement to raise awareness by hosting a series on Mental Wellness Across the Lifespan. It… Read More

Mental Health Awareness Month 2021 Toolkit

Mental Health America (MHA) started Mental Health Month in 1949 to communicate the importance of mental health to overall health. MHA insights about the factors that lead to mental health for… Read More

Neuropsychiatric Symptoms (NPS) During COVID-19

Dr. Jeffery Cummings and Dr. George Grossberg will engage in a presentation and discussion of a hypothetical case of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms (NPS) in a patient in residential facility during COVID-19… Read More

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing is a counseling style intended to strengthen reasons for behavioral change by eliciting a client’s motivations for change and resolving ambivalence. This is an approach that health care… Read More


The Mini-Cog™ is a 3-minute instrument that can increase detection of cognitive impairment in older adults. It can be used effectively after brief training in both health care and community-based… Read More

Brain Training Reduces Dementia Risk By 48%

Computerized brain training focused on increasing older adults’ visual processing speed reduced the likelihood of developing dementia by up to 48%. The lower likelihood of dementia pertained to people participating in… Read More

Medicare FFS Paid Psychiatrists $853 Million In 2013

Between 2012 and 2013, Medicare fee-for-service reimbursements to psychiatrists increased by 9.3%, reaching $853 million in 2013. During 2013, psychiatrists participating in FFS Medicare provided 18.0 million services to 3.2… Read More

Tool For Diagnosing Dementia Approved By FDA

Pittsford, New York-based Cerebral Assessment Systems has received marketing approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Cognivue, a cognitive-assessment tool that functions like a video game. The… Read More

Some Hands-On Advice For The 65+ Market

The “graying” of America is a given. The projections? 20% of the entire United States population will be over the age of 65 by 2030. And the needs of this population are… Read More