Resources

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Geriatrics

Durso SC, Sullivan GM (Ed.) (2013) Geriatrics Review Syllabus, Eighth Edition. American Geriatrics Society.

Kane RL, Ouslander JG, Abrass IB, Resnick B (2013). Essentials of Clinical Geriatrics, Seventh Edition. McGraw-Hill Education LLC.

Reuben DB, Herr KA, Pacala JT, et al. (2014) Geriatrics At Your Fingertips, 16th Edition. New York: The American Geriatrics Society.

 Exercise for Older Adults Health Care Provider Manual [pdf]

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Evidence-Based Resources - The AHRQ's Effective Health Care Program provides free research summaries that support clinicians in the practice of evidence-based medicine. The program also lists similar resources that clinicians can give to their patients. Resources included topics such as diabetes, genitourinary conditions, mental health, and muscle, bone, and joint conditions.

Healthiest Weight Florida: A Life Course Approach - This monograph was produced as collaboration between the Florida Department of Health and the Florida Medical Association (FMA). Healthiest Weight Florida is a public-private collaboration bringing together state agencies, not for profit organizations, businesses, and entire communities to help Florida's children and adults make choices about healthy eating and active living. For more information on the free, 2-credit Continuing Medical Education course visit the Healthiest Weight website.

Recruiting Older Adults into Research (ROAR) Toolkit - The National Institute on Aging, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Administration for Community Living have created a toolkit of easy-to-use, customizable materials to help organizations spread a message about healthy aging and research participation.

23 and 1/2 hours:  What is the single best thing we can do for our health?

 Exercise for Older Adults [pdf]

The Smart Consumer’s Guide to Quality Person-Centered Nursing Home & Assisted Living Care - This guide offers key questions to ask in both nursing homes and assisted living communities to determine the level of person-centered care that can be expected.

Treatment Options: Explore, Compare, Prepare - This Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality initiative lists unbiased treatment summaries that compare treatments for various health conditions, such as diabetes, heart conditions, mental health, and muscle, bone, and joint conditions. Resources are also available in Spanish [pdf[.

Update on the Affordable Care Act [pdf] - April 2014