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Agitation is a difficult behavioral issue for healthcare providers, caregivers and people with Alzheimer disease is agitation. In this library, we will bring you resources about current research, treatment interventions and other information.

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The Treatment Of Depression In Older Adults: An Evidence-Based Practices Toolkit

The Treatment Of Depression In Older Adults: An Evidence-Based Practices Toolkit

Overview of the instances of depression in older adults Depression affects more than 19 million Americans of all races, ages, and genders every year (Mental Health America, 2022). Depression is increasingly being recognized as a significant public health concern among older adults (Snowden, Steinman, and Frederick, 2007). While old age…
May Mental Health Awareness Month: An Interview With Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC

May Mental Health Awareness Month: An Interview With Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC

May has been recognized and celebrated as Mental Health Awareness month within the United States since 1949. During the month of May, efforts are made to reach millions across the nation through media, local events, screenings, and other platforms to raise awareness on the importance of mental health to our…

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Caregiver Action Network (CAN) is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age. CAN serves a broad spectrum of family caregivers ranging from the parents of children with significant health needs, to the families and friends of wounded soldiers; from a young couple dealing with a diagnosis of MS, to adult children caring for parents with Alzheimer’s disease.

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